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How do you decoupage a shelf?

Table of Contents
  1. Introduction.
  2. Step 1: Disassemble Shelf.
  3. Step 2: Trim Tissue Paper to Size.
  4. Step 3: Make Decoupage Paste.
  5. Step 4: Apply Tissue Paper to Wet Decoupage.
  6. Step 5: Trim Away Excess.
  7. Step 6: Add a Top Coat.
  8. Step 7: Reassemble Shelf.

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Simply so, how do you decoupage a bookshelf?

  1. Put your bookshelf on top of a drop cloth or large piece of protective plastic film.
  2. Mix a solution of mild dish soap and warm water.
  3. Cover the bookshelf with two coats of latex paint if the color is not to your liking.
  4. Cut out your paper designs with scissors or utility knife.

One may also ask, can you decoupage over latex paint? Latex paint doesn't work well with decoupage. Acrylic paint – like FolkArt or Apple Barrel. Chalk paint – like FolkArt Home Decor Chalk. Spray paint.

Besides, how do you decoupage?

Decoupage: the basic technique

  1. Prepare surface. Once you have selected your item to decorate, make sure the surface of it is clean and dust free as the varnish magnifies any imperfections.
  2. Cut out pictures. Select your pictures and cut them out.
  3. Arrange the pictures.
  4. Glue the pictures in place.
  5. Varnish the pictures.

How do you cover a bookshelf with fabric?

Measure one piece of fabric for each section; cut. 3. Spray one side of a piece of foam-core with adhesive. Place a piece of fabric lightly on top and, starting from the center, smooth fabric outward to adhere without wrinkles.

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