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HOKUS POKUS TRANSFERS

Hokus Pokus Decor Transfers are highly detailed and can be applied to any smooth surface. wood, painted furniture, glass, and mirrors.

WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE HOKUS POKUS TRANSFERS? 

Because they are effortless to use and gorgeous.

You do not need to be a talented artist to create unique art pieces! Add instant style to your projects. Upstyle and Upcycle your old and unwanted furniture with these gorgeous designs that are so easy to apply.

WHERE CAN I PUT A TRANSFER?

Hokus Pokus transfers are highly detailed and can be used on wood, painted furniture, glass, mirrors, walls and many other smooth surfaces.

DO I NEED TO USE THE ENTIRE TRANSFER ON ONE PROJECT?

These designs are very versatile and some can be cut into separate pieces which means you can upstyle another project. All transfers come with a transfer tool and instructions.

DO I NEED TO SEAL THE TRANSFER?

When applying the transfer it is recommended that you seal your piece with a water based sealer and also again after application.

If applying wax, do NOT wax first it must be done after applying the transfer and recommended to wait 24 hours before wax is applied

Tips

  • Keep your transfer with its backing paper attached  until you are ready to apply.
  • Surface must be clean and free of dust.
  • Do not allow the adhesive side of the transfer to touch anything prior to application.
  • When handling the transfer, avoid letting the adhesive side touch itself ( do not apply in a  windy environment).
  • Do not store transfer in extreme temperatures or humid conditions, which can affect adhesion.

Hokus Pokus Decor Transfers are highly detailed and can be applied to any smooth surface. wood, painted furniture, glass, and mirrors.

Our transfers can be used in 1 solid sheet or cut into smaller elements for multiple furniture use.

HOKUS POKUS TRANSFERS | MARVELLOUS GARDENS

Please follow the guidelines from your paint manufacturer to ensure your piece has received the correct preparation before the paint application.

After your final coat of paint, apply a coat of water-based sealer such as Soul Decor Varnish 

Traditional chalk paint MUST be sealed with a WATER BASED sealer, the transfer will not adhere to the chalky surface.

Please wait 24 to 48 hours after painting and sealing before applying the transfer.


HOCUS POKUS | TULIP FIELDS

Do not press down until you are satisfied with the placement. Painter’s tape can be used to hold the sheet in place while applying.

First, smooth the transfer with your hands – this is the first step in the adhesion process.

Then working with the bamboo burnishing stick start in a corner and start rubbing. When the section you are burnishing starts to turn opaque that means the transfer releasing.

HOCUS POKUS | BEAU CHEVAL

Rub with the stick in your right hand and gently lift the corner with your left, this will let you rub and check the image in one go.

Once the transfer has released then a final rub with the cotton glove will ensure a complete adhesion.
Seal again on top with a water-based seale