Project #129: Patterned plates

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Patterned plates By Nora Vrba from La Fête

These plates will add some fun to every party table or make a great gift. Just add some homemade merengue and your set.

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what you’ll need:
*(serving)plates
*decor foil for porcelain in different colors
* hole punch
* a bowl with water
* paper kitchen towel
* oven
* scissors / scalpel
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Step 1 – Prep the plates

Choose the plates you want to decorate. The ones I used are from our local thrift shop. Wash and dry the plates.

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Step 2 – Cut your pattern

Cut out the desired motif with scissors, scalpel or punch. I used a hole punch for dots and a scalpel and scissors for triangles in different sizes.

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Step 3 – Decorate your plate

This is the fun part. Put the punched/cut pieces in the bowl with water for a bit. Slide the decor foil from the backing paper onto the plate and smoothen with fingers from the centre toe the edges. Remove any moisture with a paper kitchen towel.

Place as many dots/triangles on the plate as you like. To get a playful effect; don’t forget to go over the edges, or drop a dot or triangle on the back of your plate.

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Step 4 – dry & bake

The foil I used had to dry for 24 hours at room temperature and harden the next day in the oven at 180 °C  for 30 minutes.
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.. La Fête blog

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  1. caroline

    Laten we dat project 2 maken na het freezer paper… Dit wil ik al zo lang eens doen.

  2. Bek

    This is a really lovely craft! I have never heard of decor foil. I have googled it but came back with nothing helpful. Do you have an online source?

  3. Alla

    I love it! But one question, will this withstand dish washing? I’ve decorated a tea set with porcelain pen and after a few washes in the dishwasher it came off… :(

  4. Nora

    Thank you everybody,
    I try to answer your questions:
    @Bek – I found the foil in a discount store here in Amsterdam. It is a german brand called Efco. There is a link on the packaging, don’t know if they sell diretlt, but maybe they can help you with salespoints: http://www.efco.de

    @Alla – no, the foil I used isn’t dishwasher save. You should wash it by hand.

    @Nic – the brand of foil is http://www.efco.de. The packaging is very dull, but the colors turned out to be very bright


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