I'm crazy about Dimensional Magic lately, and I'm using on everything. So you're gonna have to bear with me; I hope I won't burn you out. But I just had to show you how it can be used on stuff other than jewelry. This damask decoupage frame is super easy (hello beginners!), and the kicker is that the Dimensional Magic is on the wood accent piece in the center. You may have to enlarge the photo to see the detail, but the raised DM finish looks really neat in real life. Who is that charming little one in the DIY picture frame? You'll just have to guess. In the meantime, here are the decoupage frame project instructions.
Damask Decoupage Frame
Gather These Supplies
- Plain wood frame
- Wood accent
- Mod Podge Satin
- Mod Podge Dimensional Magic
- FolkArt Acrylic Paint – Aqua, Parchment
- Scrapbook paper – 1 sheet, I used American Crafts Hello Sunshine Splendor
- Craft knife and mat
- Craft glue
Cut the paper – I always use a craft knife on the inside piece.
I have a secret, which is that I love Satin Mod Podge. It's my favorite finish – it's the same finish as the Hard Coat, except the Hard Coat is super duper tough for heavily used items. Regular Satin Mod Podge works since this frame is meant to be displayed rather than beat up. Give your frame a few coats of decoupage and allow to dry.
Apply Dimensional Magic to the wood accent. One thing I LOVE about DM is that it has great surface tension – meaning, it stays where you put it (as long as you don't squeeze too much out). My #1 tip for DM is that it likes to dry in a warm place. I always put it on top of the stove and away from the windows. If it gets cold, it will crack.