Collage Pauge Bracelets

Tuesday, March 2, 2010
All this month in honor of March being National Craft Month, we will be bringing you a cool craft idea on this blog to inspire you! This week, all are projects are Awesome Accessories! Enjoy!

A girl can never have too many accessories! Collage Pauge™ Instant Decoupage™ makes it easy to create a whole armful of these colorful one-of-a-kind bangles.

Materials List:
Collage Pauge Instant Decoupage™
– Foil
– Wood bracelets
– Paintbrush, ½” wide, flat
– Container w/water
– Paper towels
– Scissors
– Decorative papers – scrapbook paper, wrapping paper, napkins or any colorfast paper
– Traci Bautista paper (download Traci Bautista paper here)

1.Print out design in color and black & white.
2.Cut or tear words or special designs from papers you wish to be predominate on bracelet. Cut or tear strips from remaining paper no wider than ¾” and long enough to wrap around bracelet plus ½” overlap to inside. Make enough strips to cover bracelet plus several extra strips.
3.Cover work surface with paper towels. Shake bottle of desired type of Collage Pauge well. Squeeze a puddle onto foil. Working in a small area at a time, quickly brush Collage Pauge on bracelet and on back of a strip of paper. Smooth paper onto wet glue on bracelet. Brush a coat of Collage Pauge over paper. Dip fingers into water. Smooth out any air bubbles.
4.Repeat procedure, working around bracelet until it is covered. Repeat procedure to add words or special designs.
5.Apply a coat of Collage Pauge. Let dry.

See our Collage Pauge™ Technique Guide for step by step images on how to collage.