Mod Podge® Pin Collection
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Mod Podge® Pin Collection

Use Mod Podge® to create oh so cute wooden pins that express your own style.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Mod Podge® Decoupage Glue, Gloss
  • Mod Podge® Dimensional Magic – Clear, Silver Glitter and Gold Glitter
  • FolkArt® Acrylic Paint – Metallic Rose
  • FolkArt® Extreme Glitter – Hologram
  • Scrapbook Paper – Coordinating Colorful
  • Designs (3)
  • Balsa Wood
  • Template – Bird
  • Wood Shape – Flower and Heart
  • Bottle Cap
  • Wood, Small – Crown
  • Sequin – Black
  • Rhinestones, Small
  • Stickers (or Cutout) – Flower
  • Words (Sticker, Printed or Stamped) – Dream, Hope and Wish
  • Charms, Small – Skeleton Key
  • Seed Beads
  • Sticker (or Paper Cutout), Small – Butterfly
  • Silk Flower – Colorful
  • Jump Ring, Large
  • Beaded Dangle
  • Distress Ink
  • Hole Punch (or Drill), Heavy Duty
  • Sandpaper
  • Craft Knife
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Pin Backs (3)

Project Instructions

Step 1 Trace bird and wing pattern onto to balsa wood and cut out with craft knife. Sand smooth.

Step 2 Use bird, wing, wood flower, back of bottle cap, crown and wood heart to trace onto back of scrapbook paper. Cut out.

Step 3 Paint back and edges of bird, wing, wood flower, crown and wood heart with Metallic Rose.

Step 4 Adhere paper to front of wood pieces and inside bottle cap with Mod Podge® Gloss.

Step 5 Place flower sticker on right side of heart. If using paper cutout, adhere with Mod Podge® Gloss.

Step 6 Use sandpaper to sand off any excess paper, extending edges of pieces. Sand downward in one direction.

Step 7 Add flower to wing and “dream” to body of bird.

Step 8 Distress edges with distress ink.

Step 9 Punch or drill hole in bird.

Step 10 Give front and edges of bird, wing, flower, heart and crown a coat of Mod Podge® decoupage glue. Allow to dry.

Step 11 Apply silver Dimensional Magic to wing and add three lines on tail.

Step 12 Add seed beads, charm, butterfly and word to bottle cap with Mod Podge® Gloss, referring to photo for placement.

Step 13 Give the butterfly a coat of Hologram Extreme Glitter. Add rhinestone. Allow to dry.

Step 14 Apply Dimensional Magic to bottle cap.

Step 15 Place rhinestones on crown, then apply gold Dimensional Magic.

Step 16 Add dangle to bird and use hot glue to attach wing, eye, and pin back.

Step 17 Use hot glue to attach silk flower to center front of wood flower and bottle cap in center of flower, and pin back onto back.

Step 18 Use hot glue to attach crown, “Wish”, rhinestones, and tinsel, and pin back to heart.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Debbie Saenez courtesy of Plaid Creative Team.


Use coordinating paper scraps you have on hand to reflect your personal style.