How did you hook your foam boards together?
I didn’t! I just hung them so close together they were touching- with no wall showing between them.
Did you Mod podge over the entire thing or just the edges of the pictures?
Over the whole thing! It’s scary, but it turns out great.
Did you do matte mod podge later?
Yes! I did end up going over my whole project with the matte mod podge after, and I love it even more now. I would suggest just using the matte pod podge to begin with.
Does the project still look at good, 7 months later?
It honestly still looks as good as the day I did it. No warping of the board or anything.
Could you use the mod podge to glue the pictures down- to eliminate the tape?
I don’t see why not! Maybe I’ll try that next time.
How did you hang it on the wall?
I used damage free hanging command strips that you see in the first photo on the post.
Do the photos smudge when you put the mod podge on?
They didn’t. I had them printed at costco- and they were fine.
What was the double sided tape for?
I used the double sided tape to keep the pictures in place on the board before I mod podged them.
*I should note, that I made one for my mom with old family pictures, and in order to avoid using the originals, we used color copies on photo paper. When we mod podged the pictures, they bubbled a lot. I was told that if I had copied them on card stock, that would not have happened. So make sure to use regular pictures, or card stock!
*When the mod podge initially dries, there will be slight warping in the boards, but once hung on the wall as indicated in the post, it flattens out and won’t be a problem.
Just wondering what sizes all the pics are ?
The small sqaures (2 of them) are 8×8. The bigger squares (3 of them) are 10×10. There’s an 8×10, and an 11×14. The word collage is 10×20.
And in February, I posted another one of my favorite pictures projects– but since we’ve gotten a lot of new followers since then, I wanted to link back to it again. It’s such a fun thing to have! My kids still love to look at it.
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