Home Decor

Paper Tole / 3D Decoupage

” Christina’s Art studio is the only place in INDIA where basic, Intermediate and advanced levels of Paper tole / 3D decoupag are being taught under one roof “

Paper tole is also known as 3D paper tole , 3D decoupage, 3D art etc., This craft was developed during the 1930’s in the United states of America. It was during the Great Depression. Crafters made use of the resources that they had. It’s a fascinating craft of making realistic three dimensional pictures. It’s a craft of contour, depth and perception.

Course outline:
🔺how to convert a 2D paper to 3D ?
🔺What are the tools required ?
🔺How to prepare the surface ?
🔺How to perceive the image?
🔺How to cut the paper ?
🔺How to get the 3D effect?

Basic course

Project size: 6 inches x 6 inches / 5 inches x 7 inches

Duration- 3 hours

Intermediate course

Project size: 12 inches x 12 inches / 15 inches x  15 inches  / 16 inches x 12 inches

Duration: 6 to 8 hours

Advanced course: FIRST TIME IN INDIA

Project size: 3 feet x 2 feet

Duration: 20 to 25 hours

“Christina’s Art Studio is the only place in the state of Tamil Nadu teaching 25 exclusive techniques.”
Decoupage is derived from the French word “decouper” meaning “to cut”, cutting being an important part of this art work. It is the art of decorating objects using paper cutouts, paint effects, decorative details and layers of lacquer along with varnish. It was originated in France during the 17th century. It was spread throughout Europe and in the 18th century, it had become a fashionable past-time in Italy, France and England. It was mainly done on furniture- chairs, desks, screens etc., Paper cutouts were reassembled and designed and glued to a painted or glided surface. With such a long and varied history it isn’t surprising that decoupage is still evolving with styles.
With its colorful origin and variety of techniques, the possibilities for this fascinating art form are infinite, offering scope for endless hours of creativity as well as enjoyment. This art is limitless, interesting and challenging. Contemporary decoupage makes use of all kinds of prints and papers. Decoupage can be done on small household items like boxes, vases, to large pieces of furniture.
The Home Decor Decoupage course covers all the techniques on different surfaces- wood, MDF, glass, ceramic, rexin, candle etc.,

Decoupage – Basic course
Learn 6 techniques on 6 items

2 bottles (different techniques)
1 candle
3 wooden products (different techniques)

Course Outline
📌what is Decoupage
📌What are the paints that can be used for decoupage?
📌How to use Mod podge?
📌 How to use decoupage glue ?
📌 How to use decoupage varnish ?
📌 How to protect the surfaces?

Final take away
~~~~~6 beautiful decoupage handmade products~~~~~

Duration: 4 to 5 days (12 to 14 hours)

Bottle Decoupage

Learn how to do Decoupage on glass bottles. This is a recycling technique.
The bottles that are decoupaged can be used either as a home decor or as flower vase.

~~Take home your beautiful decoupaged bottle.~~

Duration: 2 hrs

Metal Decoupage 

Learn how to decoupage metals, usage authentic decoupage papers, preparation of metal surface to be decoupaged till the final finish.


The Advanced Decoupage course consist more than 18 techniques. Participants can choose the techniques according to their requirements. The classes are customized according to ones need.

Sospeso Trasparente is a 3D (three dimensional), unique and versatile technique.
This beautiful craft is also known as volume decoupage.
It is invented and patented by an Italian artist Monica Allegro.
It involves heating and shaping flat designs into beautiful three dimensional flowers, leaves and butterflies.
Sospeso Trasparente can be used in home decorations, jewellery, accessories etc.,
NOTE: All the materials used at Christina’s Art Studio for Sospeso Trasparente is original and patented be Monica Allegro.


Course outline:
📌What is Sospsso Trasparente?
📌What are tools required for Sospeso Trasparente?
📌How to use the tools ?
📌How to create 3D projects ?
📌How to add embellishments to the project ?

~Take home a beautiful project as a home decor ~


Duration: 3 hours