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Chalkboard Chargers, Skull Plates and Napkin Ring

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
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Skill Level: Beginner


Mod Podge ® Acrylic Shapes - Basics, Flat & Charm
Item #12918
Create your own charms and embellishments with ready-to-decoupage acrylic shapes.


FolkArt ® Chalkboard Paint - Black, 8 oz.
Item #2517
Now you can create a chalkboard writing surface on any piece of wood or even terra cotta! Our new chalkboard paint is great for decorating furniture, party favors or gifts. Easy to use: simply brush on, let dry and condition with chalk! Chalkboard paint is waterbased and non-toxic.


FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Black, 5 oz.
Item #2781
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.


FolkArt ® Metallics - Sequin Black, 2 oz.
Item #661
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Item #CS11201
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish


Other Supplies
Clear glass plate
Halloween napkins
old book pages
Napkin ring
Halloween paper
Hot glue
Silk flower


Charger and Plate:
1. Cut a motif from a Halloween napkin.  Apply Mod Podge to the back of the plate and position the motifs into the Mod Podge.  Smooth with your fingers.   Allow to dry.  Cover the entire back of the plate with cut squares of book pages.  Keep applying Mod Podge till it is covered.

2. Paint the charger with Black Chalkboard paint.  See the bottle for complete instructions.

Project Tip: Napkins become transparent when Mod Podged so choose your background papers wisely.

Napkin Ring:
1. Paint the napkin ring with Metallic Black paint.  Allow to dry.  Highlight with black Extreme Glitter.
2. Cut a Halloween motif to fit the 1.5” circle Mod Podge Podgeable.  Apply Mod Podge to the back of the paper and press onto the circle.  Top coat with more Mod Podge and allow to dry.

3. Got glue a silk flower to the napkin ring.  Hot glue the Podgeable to the flower.  Add rhinestones to the top of the Podgeable shape.

Project tip: This project is perfect for any holiday season or for everyday.  It really all depends on the paper you choose.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.