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Step 9: The Red Wall in Place

Next is the red wall, the darkest part being the top. You can go ahead and glue down the leaf molding on top of the wall's bottom edge. Above this add the extra molding you cut off the top molding picture (just the straight lines and dentils). Give the whole section a neat layer of the glue. TIPS: Work quickly and be very careful to line up the corners perfectly while the Mod Podge is still quite wet. Lay down glue only for the piece you are gluing. Wipe off glue outside the area with a damp towel because dried bits of glue will produce lumps. Clean dried glue off your fingertips before picking up the next piece to lay down. Dried stuff can stick hard to the paper, and tear it trying to pull your fingers away.

Beautiful!&nbsp;I&nbsp;also love the crack finish. This would be cool to make a bird house out of =) Great job very clear instructions!<br /> <br />
Crackle not crack <br /> My bad &gt;.&lt;<br /> <br />
Thank you for that idea. You know I was also thinking of a bat house, because they like the close fit, but the lid would have to be attached against the wind. I&nbsp;have been trying to find out if they texture the inside walls of bat houses. A board on the bottom inside, glued down, plus a new little hole on the front! I&nbsp;read an article that many places are making their bird house entries smaller so that cowbirds can't get in them--they lay eggs in other bird's nests like the cuckoo and are enjoying a population explosion. I&nbsp;am going to make sure and tell the carpenters about any multi-use Idea, and think up a decoupage for a bird house--which could be sealed with outdoor epoxy. Great idea!<br />
Thanks!&nbsp;Ya&nbsp;I heard about that too. This is my new account =) (so same person)<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Cheers,<br /> Meheh<br />
Wow, great project, I love the crackle finish.<br />
Thanks! I&nbsp;only wish manufacturer's would stop messing with crackle kits. The best one on the market, Anita's, went out of business!&nbsp; It was all the rage, and then suddenly no longer &quot;cool.&quot;&nbsp; <br />

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