Paper Plate Wall Art

Average rating of 4.5/5. (2 Ratings)
My rating
  • I love it!
  • I like it a lot!
  • I like it.
  • Just okay.
  • Not for me.
Paper Plate Wall Art

For the artist in the house, here is a wall treatment that looks good enough to be in an art gallery. The paper plates give your room a big pop of color, and how you decorate each plate is up to you. Putting the same design on each plate, but in a different color, pulls the whole piece together. But as the artistic genius, you already knew that.

What you'll need

  • Paper plates in different colors
  • Acrylic paint in different colors
  • Sponge
  • Brush

How to make it

  1. Step 1

    First, let’s paint the design on each plate. Draw your design on a piece of paper, and then trace it onto a sponge. The sponge will act as your “stamp” so the design looks the same on every plate. Of course, if you’re going to do something simple like a hand print, then you won’t even need to create a stamp. (paperplates1.jpg)

     

  2. Step 2

    Cut the shape out of the sponge.

  3. Step 3

    Apply paint to one side of the sponge stamp with a paintbrush

  4. Step 4

    Turn the sponge stamp over and press the paint side down onto a paper plate.

  5. Step 5

    The sponge will create an uneven, speckled texture. If you would like a smoother look, go over the shape with a brush.

  6. Step 6

    Mix and match paint colors with paper plate colors, and apply on the wall with removable double sided tape.

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment. Learn More.
Most Popular on Facebook