Decoration: Transferring pictures onto wood

Looking for an original decoration? We’ll show you how to transfer your pictures onto wood in 6 easy steps.

Crates, planks, chairs... Revamp and customize your wood furniture with your pictures. It’s easy and original – here’s the proof.

Materials:

  • A smooth wooden work surface (plank, block, box, table…)
  • Acrylic gel medium
  • A paintbrush
  • Water
  • Acrylic varnish
Transferring pictures onto wood

Directions:

  1. Print the photo you want to transfer in the format of your choice
  2. With the brush, coat the picture (image side up) with acrylic gel medium
  3. Affix the side you’ve just coated to the surface of the wood and get rid of any air bubbles with a credit card or ruler
  4. Let dry overnight
  5. Dampen the picture with a rag and delicately remove the paper
  6. Leave dry and apply a coat of varnish

It’s as simple as that!

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Decoration: Transferring pictures onto wood

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