With Mod Podge Photo Transfer, you can produce beautiful, personalized projects by transferring black-and-white or color images onto surfaces such as wood, canvas, and fabric in just a few simple steps. Keep reading below to learn three different technique.
Mod Podge Photo Transfer - Direct-to-Surface Technique
- Start by creating a photocopy of your picture using a dry toner powdered copier and cut it to size.
- Next, apply a thick layer of Mod Podge Photo Transfer Medium to image side of copy.
- Place on to surface face down. Smooth out with fingers or squeegee.
- Allow to dry 24 hours. Place moist sponge on top of paper. Slowly rub away paper.
- The image will then be transferred to the surface.
Mod Podge Photo Transfer - Decal Technique
- Photocopy or print image using a laser printer onto regular printer paper.
- Apply thick layer of Mod Podge Photo Transfer Medium to image side of copy so that it's completely covered.
- Place face up on a piece of wax paper or craft mat and allow to completely dry for 24 hours.
- When dry, flip the image over and apply a wet a sponge to moisten the paper on the back of the image. Begin to rub over wet paper lightly; the excess paper should dissolve away from the backside of the treated image. Allow to dry.
- Once dry, a white haze may form where some of the paper still remains. Repeat the wetting process until all the paper residue is gone.
- Image is now a decal. Carefully peel up image from wax paper or craft mat.
- Apply to glass surface face up. The image decal will cling to the glass.
Mod Podge Photo Transfer - Fabric Application
- Start by creating a photocopy of your picture using a dry toner powdered copier and cut the image to size.
- Next, apply a thick layer of Mod Podge Photo Transfer Medium to image side of copy. Place a piece of cardboard covered with wax paper between fabric layers.
- Then, place the image face-down on to the fabric, smoothing it out with your fingers or a squeegee.
- Finally, after allowing it to dry for 24 hours, place a most sponge on top of the paper and slowly rub away the paper. The image should then be transferred to fabric. Air-dry for 72 hours. Wash in cool water or the gentle cycle and hang to dry.
Mod Podge Photo Transfer Tips & Tricks
- Never use actual photographs; always use photocopies made with a dry toner copier.
- If your image has words on it, create a reversed photocopy so that the text will read correctly on your final project.
- Protect your work surface by laying down craft paper or wax paper.
- Apply the medium to your project evenly and with medium thickness.
- When using a sponge to remove the backing paper, use a light touch so as not to disrupt your transferred image.
- Clean-up is easy while wet with mild soap and warm water.
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