DIY Home: Hand-Painted Blue and White Plate Wall Display

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DIY Home: Hand-Painted Blue and White Plate Wall Display


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!


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!

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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