Spruce up your kitchen space with colorful accessories! If you've been wondering how to decoupage lately, this project is the perfect way to learn. Decoupage is one of the easiest ways to decorate items, and it's fun too! You can layer and mix papers of different colors and textures or you can apply one smooth piece for a super easy way to update any item. All you need is Aleene's® Premium Decoupage (which comes in Matte and Gloss), some pretty tissue papers and items to decoupage. For our kitchen project we chose wooden spoons and cutting boards, but feel free to get creative ... you can try frames, canvases and so much more! Keep reading to learn how to decoupage ...What you need:
- Aleene's® Premium Decoupage Gloss
- Aleene's® Premium Decoupage Matte
- Wooden spoons
- Wood cutting boards
- Tissue papers (desired colors and prints)
- Craft knife
- Cutting mat
- Foam brush
- Paper plate (optional)
For this project you only need a few supplies! Set up your work station so you have them all handy and ready to use. For the Decoupage, you can either dip your foam brush directly into the glue or pour some on a paper plate for easy access.
Brush a thin, even layer of Decoupage onto the handle of a wooden spoon, brushing it most of the way but leaving a few inches below the spoon portion.
Smooth out any air bubbles and apply another coat of Decoupage over the top of the handle to seal. Let dry and repeat with other spoons.
Place cutting board on tissue paper and use a craft knife to cut around it, creating a piece perfectly sized to adhere to the cutting board.
Brush an even layer of Decoupage onto face of board and smooth the tissue paper in place. Brush another coat over the top to seal. Let dry.
Now that you know how to decoupage, you'll be serving up a big dose of creativity with these fun new spoons!
Put these pretty boards on display in your kitchen or use on your party table for a colorful way to serve cheese & crackers, fruits and so much more!
Aren't you glad you learned how to decoupage? Look at the fun projects you can make! A cute set like this also makes a great personalized gift for friends and family who love to cook!