Wednesday, September 17, 2014

DIY Decor plates for Kitchen

Does your kitchen has any form of art displayed like a wall art , decor item or any other fancy things ? Oh ! you are asking me , Is kitchen a place to display all those items ?? Well ! Yes, who said you should not ?Today I will show you a simple DIY to spruce up your kitchen.




Materials Required :
Plastic Plates
White Spray paint 
Colour prints
Scissors
Mod podge
Sticky back Industrial strength Velcro

Step 1: I was searching for a plain white plastic plates but I couldn't find .So, I got a little grayish colour plates and spray painted them.You can also use white ceramic plates but you have to use plate hangers to hang them on the wall plus you have use nails on the wall to hang the plates .I don't want to use nails on the wall so I chose plastic plates and velcro.
Step 2: Allow the paint to dry if you are spray painting the plates like me. Print some colorful images of fruits or vegetables or anything which you like to hang in your kitchen. Use laser prints for this as you are going to use mod podge.(Ink jet prints are not mod podge friendly ).Use your local library printer in case you don't have one.I printed my images from http://pngimg.com/ .

Step 3: Use scissors and trim the images as desired. Apply mod podge on the back of the print and paste it to the plate. Let it dry .Have any doubts on how to apply mod podge ?Amy from Mod podge rocks discusses everything you need to know about Mod podge , here .


Step 4: Once it is dry, apply 2 to 3 coats of mod podge over the print to seal it.Attach velcro to the back of the plates to hang it in the wall. Voila !! Now you have a beautiful kitchen decor !! I made these plates to display above my new kitchen cabinet , Oh ! I mean newly painted kitchen cabinet. If you missed the post, click here to see the makeover .

How easy was that ??What images will you put on your plates , if you are doing this DIY ? If you are coffee/tea lover, collect pictures of various coffee blends and put it as collage or various flavors of donuts or muffins if you are sweets lover.  You can customize it according to your taste.What do you think ?? Let me know in the comments below.


17 comments:

  1. I never thought about using mod podge on plates for decoration! I do have three patterned plates from Target in my kitchen, just above the stove. They are plastic, but they look ceramic. I am covering a hole the previous owner left there LOL

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  2. These are the cutest!!

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  3. So clever! Thanks for sharing at Creative Spark Link Party. Hope you stop by again today! http://bit.ly/1tYPo3T

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  4. Your plates are so cute! Stopping by from Home Matters Linky Party.
    ~Bonnie

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  5. These are very cute. I never would have though to do this. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. So adorable! So many options! #HomeMattersParty

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  7. What a great decor' idea. I love the idea of using a coffee/tea motif in my kitchen. I think I am going to have to get some modgepodge! lol! Thanks for sharing this over at #HomeMattersParty

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  8. Those are adorable - you could make them to match any decor. I love it!! #HomeMattersParty

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  9. These are terrific. Thanks for sharing! #HomeMattersParty

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  10. I love this. I wonder what I would do--maybe some coffee decor on it? #HomeMattersParty

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  11. I love ModPodge! Fun project, thank you for sharing. #HomeMattersParty

    Julie
    LiveFromJuliesHouse.com

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  12. What an easy way to give your kitchen a little pop in its decor. Easy and fun! Thanks for sharing and co-hosting at the #HomeMattersParty :)

    ~Lorelai
    Life With Lorelai

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