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Decorative Wall Plates

It’s time to get creative. You’ll love making this collection of decorative wall plates. Pick a colour theme and get going. It’s easy and you won’t need any tools.

Level of difficulty Leisurely inspiration
Duration 15

We need:

some plain white plates porcelain paint brushes porcelain painting pens wall plate holders tesa® adhesive nail for wallpaper & plaster 1kg masking tape

How it's done:

Overview of materials needed for a DIY wall plates decoration

We need: some plain white plates, porcelain paint, brushes, porcelain painting pens, wall plate holders, tesa® adhesive nail for wallpaper & plaster 1kg, masking tape

Using masking tape while making DIY wall plates.

How you decorate the plates is entirely up to you! Use the brushes and porcelain paint to create unique designs on each plate. The masking tape is just what you need to help you create larger graphic designs.

Using tesa® Masking Tape for Wallpaper to make a DIY wall plate display.

You’ll get a pretty ‘water-colour’ effect if you give areas of the plate a light wash of colour rather than a stronger block. Use masking tape to mask off sections for a modern feel.

Using masking tape to make a display of DIY wall plates.

Let the porcelain paint dry a little before removing the masking tape. If you want the plates to be dishwasher proof, follow the instructions of the paint manufacturer.

Using tesa® adhesive nails for wallpaper & plaster to wall-mount DIY wall plates.

When the plates are completely dry, use the wall plate holders and the tesa® adhesive nails for wallpaper & plaster to arrange and fix the wall plates on the wall. The adhesive nails can be removed without a trace if you feel like a change.

Enjoy your colourful wall decor!

Make a style statement with this cluster of beautiful decorative plates!

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