Day of the Dead Charger Plate

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by Jane Navarro, A.C. Moore Amherst, NY

Day of the Dead Charger Plate

You can use a Nicole Crafts charger plate as a way to start so many projects! Here it is used to create a spooky decoration for your upcoming Halloween or "Dia De Los Muertos" party.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use Neon Orange dimensional fabric paint to apply dots to both the outer and inner rim of the Black charger plate.
  • 2
    Paint eight evenly spaced flowers around the rim as shown in the picture, alternating between Neon Pink and Neon Blue for the flowers' centers and Neon Yellow and Neon Purple for the flowers' petals.
  • 3
    Trace the skull template on the back of the White glitter cardstock and cut it out. On the glitter side of the cardstock, and using a Sharpie Black marker, trace eyes, nose and mouth. Allow marker ink to dry before proceeding.
  • 4
    Using the other Sharpie markers in the color scheme desired, draw flowers on top of the skull and cheeks. Create the desired design on the chin.
  • 5
    Using White dimensional fabric paint, create the skull's teeth. Add other facial features as desired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts 13 inch Charger Plate Crackle Black 104568688
  • American Crafts™ Glitter Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch White 104515418
  • Sharpie® Permanent Paint Marker Medium Point Black 104128468
  • Sharpie® Permanent Paint Marker Medium Point Aqua 104128467
  • Sharpie® Permanent Paint Marker Medium Point Lime 100386269
  • Sharpie® Permanent Paint Marker Medium Point Pink 104128473
  • Sharpie® Permanent Paint Marker Medium Point Magenta 104128472
  • Tulip® Dimensional Fabric Paint Neon 6 pc. 104130815
  • Tulip® Dimensional Fabric Paint 4 oz. Matte Snow Cap White 104548231
  • E6000® MV Industrial Strength Craft Adhesive 7 oz. 104148182
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