80s Memphis Inspired Dishes




Introduction: 80s Memphis Inspired Dishes

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Make your own 80s inspired dishes with dollar store pieces and glass paint. These are dishwasher and food safe.

Step 1: Check Out the Short Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: Stuff You'll Need

White porcelain plates *99c store

Painter's tape

Craft knife


Americana Gloss Enamels


Makeup sponges (triangles)

Black Krylon Short Cuts paint pen

DecoArt Glass Paint Marker in black

Contact paper

Minwax Polycrylic

Step 3: Here's How

Clean your plates with rubbing alcohol

Create your designs with contact paper and painter's tape *I cut circles and taped triangles

Fill in the shapes with Americana Gloss Enamel using a makeup sponge *Blow on the bubbles to pop them

Remove the tape when dry

Create stripes with thin pieces of painter's tape Make dots on folded contact paper using a hole punch

Try different designs using the DecoArt Glass Paint Markers

Bake in the oven twice at 325˚ for 30 minutes each time

*Let the oven cool in between baking times

To make them food save, coat them with Minwax Polycrylic

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    7 years ago

    Another fabulous success!

    Mark Montano
    Mark Montano

    Reply 7 years ago

    Thanks Swagface! I always have fun painting dishes!