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Decoupage (from the French word for cut) is the craft of decorating household objects, usually wooden furniture or papier-mâché boxes, with pictures cut out of paper. It originated in the 18th century, to simulate the beautiful, intricately hand-painted lacquer items that were being imported at great expense from Asia, and early pieces are decorated with Asian art and themes.

 

Craft suppliers have printed art on paper specifically for use in decoupage, or you can find interesting art in old storybooks, gift-wrapping paper or greeting cards. Magazine covers are potential sources of art, but if the paper is thin, there is a risk that the advertising on the opposite side will show through once the art has been dampened with the varnish or glue.

 

 

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