Most of these supplies can be purchased at you local craft,
and stamp stores.
Five Wood Knobs
Sophisticated Finishes Silver
Jacquard Mica Powders, you choice of colors
Tranx Max, Waterproof Transfer Medium
Tissue Decoupage Papers Roses
Water Based Gloss Varnish
Golden Glazing Medium
Remove your hardware from the box.
Prepare your wood. Sand, seal and basecoat the wood
with Silver Sophisicated Finishes from Triangle Products.
To get the purple effect, I used glazing
medium by Golden 90% and added Jacquard mica powder 10%
painted on to surface and lightly wiped off.
Cut your image. Working one image at a
time. Apply 2 coats of Tranx Maxx to front of image,
let dry between coats. This seals the image and makes it
ready for transferring.
Dip your paper image in water and blot dry,
this makes it more bendable around corners and uneven surfaces,
it also helps lessen wrinkles and bubbles you get when
applying any adhesive to the back of paper. Apply one
Tranx Maxx to front of image and surface.
Immediately, while surface and image is still wet
with Tranx Maxx, put image
side down on to your surface. Press gently with your
fingers removing any wrinkles or bubbles, or burnish with a
old credit card. Clean excess
from around image with a damp sponge. Let dry.
Most surfaces dry within 1 hour.
Wet, do not soak, back of image with water.
for 10 minutes. When you can see the image through the
paper, it is ready to remove. If working with Polymer
Clay, you can apply image to baked or unbaked clay.
paper from the back of image. Let Dry. To make
image more durable paint with one or more coats of Tranx
Max, this will waterproof the image, and dull it a bit.
Tranx Max fully cures in three days. When fully cured, you
can stain, glaze and add a gloss varnish to make your
surface shine. If working on Polymer Clay, you can add
Tranx Max as a sealer. An additional coat of Tranx Max
to fabric will stiffen it.
Glue your feet and knob to the box and
replace your hardware.