Mod Podge has garnered a ton of popularity with the slew of clever, sticky craft projects out there. Heck, there’s even an entire site with Mod Podge craft projects run by Amy Anderson. So, it’s no wonder many people are experimenting at home wondering “how to make Mod Podge.” While that’s not what this post is about, I can advise you firsthand, and I think the Mod Podge experts would agree with me, that there is no better craft adhesive (homemade or not) like Mod Podge. It’s the most unfaltering and multifaceted adhesive in the craft industry and has been around since the ‘60s. So to celebrate this wonderful goop, we’ve compiled a list of Mod Podge craft ideas and projects for you to totally try out. Why not give this groovy glue a go? Start now!
21 Mod Podge Crafts | Cool Projects & Ideas
1. Chevron Art
Well gang, if you’ve ever delved into quilt making and didn’t feel it was your thing, maybe try a different version of it! You can try this chevron Mod Podge project that gives a similar appearance and feel to making a quilt.
2. Lacy and Sophisticated DIY Coasters
If you’re the fabric hoarding type then perhaps you’d like to try this one out — all you need are cork coasters and some nice lace — you can also change it up and use a different fabric. The Mod Podge works equally as well!
3. Anthropologie-Inspired Polaroid Shirt with Mod Podge
Did you know there’s a Mod Podge for an array of projects? Well, this definitely includes a Mod Podge that allows you to do photo transfers, it’s called Mod Podge Photo Transfer, who would have thought? Personalize any shirt with this awesome technique!
4. Japanese Washi Tea Tins
Japanese printed paper is absolutely gorgeous, there’s no doubt about it. This project is inspiring me to treat my tea leaves better and give them delightful containers where they can rest away until tea time. This project is fairly easy and should only take a few minutes, what a marvelous way to Mod Podge!
5. Quote Wall
If you have a photo printer, then this project should be especially simple. It’s ideal for those of us who are obsessed with quotes and words of inspiration. For those of us who can use a little more words of wisdom, perhaps this is a good way to remind yourself of the ideas and philosophies that truly matter in life.
6. Vintage Illustration Platter
If you’re the collecting type, it’s likely you have several paper images, or cards, that you’ve stored and don’t know what to do with. That means this project is great for you! It’s a nice way to make use of your favorite images or drawings and display them in your home setting.
7. Parakeet Mirror Pendant
If you’re wondering why parakeets are related to this project’s subject matter it’s because the pendants are actual cage accessories. Have you ever seen a parakeet mirror at the pet store? The one’s that embellish a cage? Well, this is the foundation to your new favorite necklace!
8. Ring Catchers
If you’re a gal or guy or many rings and no cute place to store them then this project is intended for you! It’s especially great to have a ring catcher if you do a lot of work with your hands that require you to take those pretty rings off. This PLAID Mod Podge Sheer Colors paint is exceptional on ceramics and perfect for your new ring catcher.
9. Glitter Sunglasses
If you haven’t discovered that Mod Podge helps keep you fabulous then maybe this project will win you over. With just some adhesive and glitter, your drab pair of shades can turn fab and go a long way down the sparkly path.
10. Fabric Covered Flower Pots
When you begin to garden it’s always a little overwhelming when it comes to the business of a nice pot for your pretty plant. This is an easy and inexpensive way to spruce up the appearance of your lush lil’ garden and add some pops of color. Just a bit of Mod Podge, fabric and voilá!
11. Fabric Covered Sneakers
We’ve all bought things on impulse before. And if you perchance purchased any inexpensive sneakers this is a good way to jazz them up! With Fabric Mod Podge you can easily turn a simple pair of sneakers to an exciting new part of your wardrobe.
12. Doily Bowls
If grandma or auntie were the kind of people to hand out dollies left and right, then it’s likely you own at least a few. Ever consider repurposing them? It’s super simple, all it takes is a little Mod Podge Stiffy.
13. Gift Wrapped Side Table
If you have both chalk paint and Mod Podge in the mix then things surely get real. This amazing idea to repurpose a vintage side table with chalkboard paint is just great! What makes it all the better is the fact that wallpaper lines the interior. It all makes for one sleek piece.
14. Monogram Map Keepsake Box
Are you a world traveler? Do you inspire to be one? Well, how about a box that stashes your wanderlust keepsakes? It’s a great way to organize your belongings and it also looks divine, not to mention it makes for an awesome gift!
15. Spring Printer’s Tray
Though this is a spring time tray, there’s no reason you can’t have it out all summer long. Just gather your favorite warm-seasoned accessories to insert in the tray. It’s a perfect way to liven up a space with cute, mini accessories that bring a smile to your face.
16. Wooden Magnets
For a fridge that looks bland, there’s nothing like some natural touches to make its’ appearance cheerful. Wooden details in the home setting are to-die-for, in my book at least. And when you add a flower in the medley, everything becomes an ounce sweeter. This Mod Podge project is truly adorable.
17. Mod Podged Cake Stand
For all you party monsters out there, if you like dishing up some cake at family or friend gatherings then look into this Mod Podged cake stand project. It easily adds color and style to your summer times entertaining and hospitality. Just start by choosing your favorite scrapbook paper!
18. Polka Dotted Parasol Craft
With beach season up-and-coming a fetching parasol might be the last touch you need for your summer look. There’s nothing like a lovely umbrella by the beach side to bring a sense of ease and comfort to your life. And who would’ve thought that some Outdoor Mod Podge would do the trick.
19. Recycled Book Blocks
If you’re looking for a modern and decorative item to add to your bookcase then this may be the project for you. You can use some black and white vintage images for a nostalgic feel or change up the scheme of things up and personalize the blocks for children with pictures from their favorite story books.
20. Decorative Vase
Who knew that these “easy on the eyes” vases only take 60 seconds to make. These earth tone decorations can really go a long way to make any space more relaxing and restorative, all you need is handmade paper, a pair of scissors and Mod Podge, of course.
21. Glow-in-the-Dark, Fabric-Covered Flask
This glow-in-the-dark flask project is actually pretty practical because if you have a flask on you, hidden in the depths of any given bag, all you need to do is seek a glow and bam, you’ve found it. Who would have thought that Glow in the Dark Mod Podge exists? It definitely does, folks. So let’s take advantage of the fact, shall we?
Now that you’ve scrolled through this useful list of Mod Podge projects, you see how worthwhile different types of this adhesive can be! At least we hope you do. Mod Podge has come a long way since its origins in the ’60s, it’s no wonder it’s the go-to adhesive for craft lovers of many trades.