Carte Postale Charger

Mod Podge® Podgable Papers are a great way to add colour and texture to your charger project.
 
 

Craft Time: varies

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_34094, august2013, charger, plastic plate, tablescape, mod podge, podgable paper, decoupage, paris, french, carte postale, post card

Materials

  • Mod Podge® Podgeable Paper - Paris
  • Mod Podge® Mod Molds - Royal Icons
  • Mod Podge® Matte, 8oz.
  • Mod Podge® Mod Melts, 16-piece - Milk Glass White
  • Folk Art® Acrylic Paint - Licorice, Inca Gold and Coffee Bean
  • Plastic Plate Charger
  • Cardstock - Cream
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Paintbrushes - Stencil and 2.5 cm (1") Flat
  • Sharpie® Marker
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Instructions

Step 1
Base coat the plate with Licorice.

Step 2
Cut a piece of the key paper to fit the centre of the plate and adhere with Mod Podge®.

Step 3
Using the Mod Melt sticks and the mold, create the bee and the fleur de lis border. Create eight bees and eight borders. Trim the edges.

Step 4
Paint the molds with Licorice. Then, with a dry stencil brush, dry brush the Inca Gold on the molds.

Step 5
Cut a 14.6 x 10.2 cm (5¾"x4") piece of cream cardstock and round the edges. Dry brush the edges with Coffee Bean to create an aged look.

Step 6
Write the words on the postcard with a fine tip black Sharpie®.

Step 7
Adhere the postcard to the centre of the plate with Mod Podge®. Cut out a few stamp pieces and the Eiffel Tower and Mod Podge® to the card.

Step 8
With a dry brush, rub the Inca Gold around the painted rim of the plate. Seal the painted plate with a coat of Mod Podge®.

Step 9
Hot glue the fleur de lis border to the inside rim as shown. Hot glue the bees on the rim.