Monday, July 30, 2007

Modge Podge Recipe

Almost Modge Podge

© Leslie Sausage

These two recipes are very similar to the purchased product Modge Podge glue.

Modge Podge Glaze:

Mix 3 parts white glue (any brand) to 1 part water.

Add more or less water to get the desired texture and thickness.

Add 2 Tbsp. varnish, for shine.

Store in a glass container with airtight lid.

Just Like Modge Podge:

1/4 C sugar
1/4 C all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp powdered alum
1 3/4 C water
1/4 tsp oil of cinnamon

In medium size pan, combine sugar, flour and alum.

Gradually add 1 cup water, stirring vigourously to break all lumps.

Boil until clear and smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Add remaining water and oil. Stir until thoroughly mixed.

Store in glass container with airtight lid.


These recipes may be freely distributed with the following information:

Leslie Sausage lives with her husband in rural Texas. She is the mom of four grown children, a freelance writer, and has degree in business administration. You are invited to visit her online for more creative, practical and fun ideas --


Wood n' Whimsy said...

Hi Lee Anne! I'm confused, what was the 2nd recipe for? I love your blog! Why did you stop posting? I hope you start up again real soon! God Bless, Celene

"B" said...

Hi, Lee Anne. Thanks for sharing these great recipes. Using them will save money.

Homespun Country Designs said...

Hey B,
I'm right there with ya! I love finding ways to create without breaking the bank!