Preserve Family Pictures on Wood Using This Simple Technique and Display Memories for a Lifetime

I’m sure there are many crafty ways to transfer pictures onto wood but you can’t get any easier than this method using only gel medium and Mod Podge. YouTuber Crystal Hethcote demonstrates how she uses a laser-printed photo and a finished piece of wood to make a long-lasting wooden photo.

Put Family Pictures on Wood Using This Simple Technique.

Gel medium and Mod Podge can be found at or any craft store. View the video below for a quick walkthrough of the entire project.

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Watch how to transfer pictures to wood and make this DIY wooden picture…


This project is inexpensive and looks so easy to do that you can transfer as many pictures as you can afford or even makes a great handmade gift that comes from the heart.

Please share this great DIY project where you transfer family pictures on wood with your friends and family.

Last update on 2024-03-04 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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