Recently Plaid sent a mystery box full of craft supplies and challenged me to use supplies from the box to make a spring craft. Included in the box of materials were two bottles of their new Mod Podge Ultra. I am in love with this new product, and since Ultra works with so many surfaces it made the challenge both simple and fun! I used the supplies from the Mod Podge mystery box to make this beautiful Spring birdhouse wreath.
SPRING BIRDHOUSE WREATH WITH MOD PODGE ULTRA
Mod Podge Ultra Mystery Box
When I received the package in the mail, I hopped on camera to unbox the contents of the mystery box. You can watch the video above to see me unbox the contents and use them to create this pretty Spring wreath. I publish two new videos on my YouTube channel each week and subscribing to my channel is free!
Ways to Use Mod Podge Ultra
Mod Podge Ultra works well on a wide range of surfaces, and I tried to demonstrate some of those uses in this wreath project. I am hoping to try even more applications of this new Mod Podge formula in future projects!
Crafters are always on the hunt for the best adhesive to use for glitter. Mod Podge Ultra works extremely well for glitter since it coats the surface evenly whether you spray or brush it on. Then, after you have added on the glitter, the second sprayed coat of Ultra seals the glitter in place. When the Mod Podge Ultra dries, the glitter is solidly in place. No more shedding glitter mess!
It’s common knowledge that Mod Podge is a fantastic adhesive for paper, and Mod Podge Ultra is no exception. I did notice that the moisture of the water-based formula did cause some warping of the paper I used on my project. I just smoothed the paper in place so that it dried flat. Since Mod Podge Ultra can be applied as a spray, there are no pesky brushstrokes to worry about with your finished project!
Wood is just one of the many surfaces that works well with Mod Podge Ultra. I am consistently impressed with the size and weight of the objects that Mod Podge Ultra is able to join. Just a thin spray of Mod Podge Ultra completely adhered the heart shape and the birdhouse in my wreath together. I didn’t have to do any messing around with adhesives that create a gap between two elements or that seep out the sides of a joint.
I kind of glaze over it in the video, but the butterfly embellishments on my wreath were added with the Ultra as well. Just one spray under the embellishments, and one on top, and they are permanently in place. No glue strings or pooling or other messes that distract from the finished look of the wreath.
Mod Podge Ultra for Outdoor Use
Mod Podge Ultra is a water-based product, but it is still rated for both indoor and outdoor use. That means that I can hang my new spring birdhouse wreath on our front door without worrying about the paper or butterflies being ruined by the elements. Not only is the formula water-resistant, but it is also a UV protectant. That means the vibrant colors of the wreath won’t fade from sun exposure either!
I know I am gushing about Mod Podge Ultra, but I keep finding more and more things about it that I am excited about! It is definitely a new staple in my workroom.
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- Mod Podge Ultra
- Heart shape
- Wood birdhouse
- Apple Barrel Paint
- Purple glitter
- Scrapbook paper
- Butterfly embellishments
- Reindeer moss
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