Learn How to Paint Plates for Decor -A Pro Shows & Tells

I didn't know it was so easy to paint plates! Given, of course, that you're confident with the brush, and intend to use the plates for decor only.

paint white plates
So let's hear how to paint plates for decor from Cathy, an interior decorator who blogs for HomeGoods: "I found some large white dishes at HomeGoods for $2.99 each. I cleaned them well. Then I mixed some regular craft paint, a coral color and painted on the dishes. I let them dry, and sprayed a clear gloss paint over all."

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paint wall plates
Cathy says that she was looking all over, even online, for some plates with coral on them to hang on the dining room wall of her client's home, but what she found was not in the budget. These beautiful wall plates cost her less than $20!

Prefer to buy pretty plates? Then click here for a selection of sources.

You might also enjoy this DIY Coral on Canvas Artwork.

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