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Monday, September 10, 2012

DIY Christmas Plate

Yep. I said it. CHRISTMAS... it's on the way, people! I usually make a goal to be ready for Christmas by October, so that also includes doing a few Christmas crafts. Please tell me I'm not the only one...

This is what I came up with:

It's simple, but I love it!! Can't wait for December to get here so I can display it with all my other Christmas decorations! The sparkly & reflective vinyl are awesome!

What I used to put my Christmas plate together:
15" Wood Plate
Green Glitter Vinyl
Silver Vinyl

I loved the color and distressing the wooden plate already had, so I left it as-is.
I cut the pieces of vinyl with the Silhouette to make a peppermint spiral.

First, I applied the green glitter vinyl and smoothed out with a vinyl scraper.
I added the smaller silver vinyl pieces next and made sure they were all spaced evenly. The vinyl was easy to work with and I liked how I could adjust the vinyl pieces without a problem. {Because let's face it - I never do things right the first time!!}

However, I didn't really like how the pieces went up on the plate around the edge...
So, I took an Xacto knife to them all. Problem solved!

I love how it looks! One less thing I need to get done in December.

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Would you like to comment?

  1. That's cute! I never would have come up with that! You go girl!

  2. This is so cute! So unique and different. I love it

  3. I love that it looks like candy. :) So fun!

  4. I know I let you know that I liked this on your fb post, but it's so cute!! Thanks SO MUCH for linking up to Tip toe thru Tuesday! I hope we see you more often. :)

  5. I need to get more organized, I always say I will be ready before the season starts, but I need help. SUPER CUTE plate! I love how you did the pattern!

  6. Okay, it is official- plates (or whatever you called them) are in! Very cute, reminds me of a mint candy.

  7. That is really great design on that plate. It looks like you need to start early when you do something that creative.

  8. This plate is sweet! LOVE it...I'm not ready for Christmas just yet but I love the inspiration!


  9. What a fun holiday project. Thanks for linking up to Tasty Thursdays on The Mandatory Mooch. I hope you link up again this week. The party will be live tomorrow night.

    Thanks, Nichi

  10. It looks great!! I can't believe we are already entering the best part of the year!! Love this idea and it would be a great hostess gift!


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