Vase decoupage - Women's magazine

Vase decoupage

Currently handmade is gaining momentum. Decoupage technique has become especially popular. With its help make out souvenirs, postcards, covers and various interior details. Translated from the French "decoupage" means "cut." It is cut paper motifs become the basis for decoration.

Master class for beginners

Vase decoupage: master class

You will need:

  1. Clay, plaster or wooden vase;
  2. Napkins with various pictures and patterns;
  3. Acrylic paints (white for a background, gold for a decor);
  4. Lac;
  5. Scissors;
  6. PVA glue;
  7. Brushes.

Instruction:

  • Cover the entire vase with white paint in a thin layer. While it dries, cut out the necessary elements from the napkins. Separate the bottom layers of the napkin, leaving only the upper one with a pattern (separate gently, as the napkin can easily tear). Use a flat brush to glue a napkin to a vase using glue, trying not to tear it. If small folds are formed, do not rush to align them - they will not be visible against the background of the overall pattern.
  • When you paste all the elements of the picture, you can do the decor of the vase. Complete it with gold patterns. When you draw the patterns and they dry, cover the vase with varnish. Thanks to him, the lump will last longer, will not tarnish and fade.

Antique vase decoupage vases

Antique vase decoupage vases

You will need:

  1. Flask;
  2. Primer;
  3. Napkin in antique style;
  4. PVA glue;
  5. Brush;
  6. Acrylic paints;
  7. Alcohol;
  8. Cotton pads;
  9. Fine sandpaper;
  10. Varnish

Instruction:

  • Defat the flask and then coat with a primer. When it dries, sandpaper. Cut out the necessary elements from the napkin, separate the lower layers. Since the sides of the bulb are round, it is more convenient to glue the pattern into small pieces. Attach a piece to the flask, apply glue on top. Overlay in this way the entire vase. If somewhere the napkin is torn, finish drawing with acrylic paints.
  • Sand the surface carefully, then varnish. Allow the vase to dry completely and put on the most prominent place in your house. If done correctly, a simple flask will look like a real antique vase, which were popular in ancient Greece.

We make a glass vase in oriental style

Decoupage glass vase in oriental style

You will need:

  1. Bottle or glass vase;
  2. Primer;
  3. Napkins in oriental style;
  4. PVA glue;
  5. Acrylic paints;
  6. Brushes;
  7. Sackcloth;
  8. Alcohol;
  9. Cotton pads;
  10. Sponge;
  11. Construction varnish;
  12. Fine sandpaper;
  13. Scissors.

Instruction:

  • First, treat the bottle with alcohol, then cover with a primer and wait until it is completely dry. Sand the primer, then apply the paint of the desired color with separate strokes using a sponge. Place the place where you will do decoupage, paint with white paint. Cover the vase with varnish. While it dries, cut out the necessary ornament from the napkin.
  • Apply glue to the bottle, gently stick a napkin with an ornament to avoid folds. Sand the ends of the napkin with sandpaper. Cover the bottle neck with dark brown paint and apply varnish. When the varnish is dry, paint the neck with light paint. When the paint is dry, stick a piece of burlap on the neck of the bottle. Under the sacking you can draw droplets of bronze or gold color.
  • If the pattern is not clearly visible, circle it with black paint. At the end of the vase decoupage, cover it with varnish. Wait for drying, sand and coat again with varnish.

Photo collage

Vase decoupage: photo

Vase decoupage: photo

Vase decoupage: photo

Vase decoupage: photo

Decoupage is a very simple, but interesting and effective technique of application. With it, you can transform anything: dishes, souvenirs, covers for books or notebooks, covers, musical instruments and even furniture. With proper decoupage, you can get unique things in the style of antiquity, which can not be bought in any store.

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