80s Memphis Inspired Dishes

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About: Hi everyone! I'm a hardcore DIY'er, I've published 11 DIY books, just produced my own TV show called Make Your Mark for PBS/APT, I make YouTube videos every week and I'm buried under a mountain of craft sup...

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

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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

Paintbrushes

Americana Gloss Enamels

Alcohol

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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    Mark Montanoswagface

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks Swagface! I always have fun painting dishes!