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Make colorful, food-safe sugar skull plates with 99c store plates!
Upstyle simple glass dollar store plates to make beautiful sugar skull plates.

Posted by Mark Montano Published See Mark Montano's 279 projects »
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  • How to make a plate. Sugar Skull Plates  - Step 2
    Step 1

    Rubbing Alcohol
    E-6000 Spray Adhesive
    Krylon spray paint in white and colors you like
    Images from GraphicStock.com
    Scissors
    Black Short Cuts Paint Pen
    Minwax Polycrylic

  • How to make a plate. Sugar Skull Plates  - Step 3
    Step 2

    Clean the back of the plates with rubbing alcohol
    Edge them with a paint pen
    *Smoosh the pen over a corner to create a divit and it will easily glide over the edge of the plate
    Cut out your images

  • How to make a plate. Sugar Skull Plates  - Step 4
    Step 3

    If you are using a white image and painting the plate a color, you will want to spray the back of the white image with white spray paint Spray the front of the image with E-6000 Spray Adhesive and apply to the back of the plate
    Add the skull first and then the flowers
    When dry, spray paint the back of the plate in a color you like

  • How to make a plate. Sugar Skull Plates  - Step 5
    Step 4

    Apply several coats of Minwax Polycrylic to the back of the plate and let dry *Sponge wash your plates and quickly dry to keep them in perfect condition

  • Step 5

    Watch the short video tutorial here:

  • How to make a plate. Sugar Skull Plates  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Images to use for your plates

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