DIY Doodle Plate

DIY Doodle Plate:At Home on the Bay
The plate wall in the dining room keeps growing as I find new plates to add, but each time I add a plate to one side of the wall, I feel like I have to add a plate to the other side of the wall to balance things.

doodle plate: At Home on the Bay

Over the holidays, I was adding a new plate to one side of the wall, and felt like I needed a balancing plate on the other side.  That was when I came up with this idea. I grabbed a plate that I had picked up at a yard sale for .25 cents and a  black Sharpie.  It all happened so quickly, I didn’t even take a before picture.  I doodled on half of the plate.  It was kind of fun and care free.  If it turned out bad, I was out .25 cents.  But I liked how it turned out.

doodle plate: At Home on the Bay

So it ended up on the plate wall.

I have room for a few more, and then *gasp* I’ll have to stop collecting them.

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Comments

  1. Sharon Calvert says

    Love your plate; thought you might be interested in the following info I happened across just this morning at: turnstylevogue.com:

    ‘Did you know that you don’t have to have one of those “special pens” to set your ink on glass or porcelain? Nope!
    Cassidy showed us how you can use a permanent Sharpie.
    After you write on the surface, place on a cookie sheet at bake at 450° for 30 minutes -
    - but you must put it in the oven before you preheat and let it heat up – and cool down – with the oven before you remove it!!
    Your writing will be set and won’t smudge off. Hand-washing is still recommended though.’

  2. says

    Followed your link from Pioneer Woman’s site. The plate looks great. My sister, the artistic one in the family, painted a Christmas plate for me once, and I love taking it out each year and using it. As for me, unless I can make stick figures look cute, I’ll have to stick to decals or stamps. ;)

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