Vintage Inspired DIY Floral Plate

in DIY, Not For Commercial Use on May 27, 2013

One of my “Dream Home” dreams, is to one day have a whole wall overflowing  with  gorgeous vintage plates that I’ve been collecting over the years. I’ve always adore the look and feel they bring to a room..so then I though, “Wouldn’t it be lovely if I could make one myself?!”
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And that is exactly what I did and here to show how you can too! :)
All you need is:
Mod Podge

– Blank Vintage Plate ($1 vintage find)

– Brush

Scissors

Tissue Paper ( from the Dollar Store)

Printer

First, you need to print out the flowers:

I printed them on Tissue Paper,

because I love the thinness and transparency of it.

If you have never printed on tissue paper before, you could follow

this wonderful tutorial I found on YouTube!

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This is what your flowers should look once you have followed the printing and cutting instruction..

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Next, spread a thin layer of Mod Podge onto your clean pretty plate..

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..and carefully place and smooth your floral print on top.. While the mod podge is still wet– take a slightly wet q-tip or paper towel and carefully remove excess mod podge around the edges of the flower.

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And there you have it! A gorgeous vintage-inspired floral
plate ready to adorn any (non-humid) room.
Happy Monday

xo!
Keren

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