Make Your Own Mod Podge

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Introduction: Make Your Own Mod Podge

Step 1: What You'll Need:

Half a bottle of school glue Water

Step 2:

The recipe is half glue half water

Step 3:

Pour water into bottle halfway

Step 4:

Put the cap back on

Step 5: And Shake!

Until the water and glue are evenly mixed

Step 6: Clean Up Any Mess

Step 7:

The mod podge should be a thick watery, gooey consistency

Step 8: Craft!

Step 9: Now You're Done! Enjoy!

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    Watered down school glue DOES NOT MAKE Mod-Podge. Real Mod-Podge can be used as a sealer (instead of varnish) on "forever" projects this stuff can't as you cannot wipe over with a damp cloth at a future time as it woulkd turn back to glue. The only use I can see for this stuff is making glue go further for kids cutting and pasting kindy projects.

    Are there by anychance reports of how well this holds up and/or how the finish compares?

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    This article explains it well, but to sum it up... the school glue and water  is okay for short term projects where quality or durability is not an issue.

    For a higher quality product, use higher quality glue and filtered water.