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Adore scouring your local thrift shops for dishes, but don’t need more in your kitchen cabinets? Indulge your inner bargain hunter without cluttering your shelves by making your own hand-painted plate wall display!

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In her tutorial, Erin from Francois et Moi will show you how to turn plain thrifted dishes into charming hand-painted blue and white plates, then she’ll share helpful tips for creating an ideal wall display for your space.

Safety note: Keep in mind that this is a project for creating decorative plates. Unless you’re specifically using food-safe paints to create your patterns, they’re definitely not intended for mealtime use.

Have additional dishes? You can use any leftover plates and other thrift store finds to make super-cute upcycled dishware cake stands with this easy-to-follow tutorial right here on Make: CRAFT!