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Christmas Cookie Swap Party-Cookie Plate

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
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FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Peridot, 2 oz.
Item #2789
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 ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.
Item #954
Premium, all-purpose 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 ® Matte, 16 oz.
Item #CS11302
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
Glass candle holder
Pink tissue paper
Coordinating scrapbook paper
Spray primer
Paint Brush
Epoxy glue
Sand paper
Scalloped/decorative scissors
Rubbing alcohol


1. Clean plate and candle holder with Rubbing alcohol.

2. Spray candle holder with Primer. Allow to dry.

3. Paint candle holder with Fresh Foliage. Allow to dry and give a second coat if necessary.

4. Paint candle holder with two coats of Peridot Extreme Glitter. Allow to dry between coats.

5. Measure the inside “base part” of the plate and draw a circle the same size on the back of scrapbook paper.

6. Cut out circle with decorative scissors and use Mod Podge to adhere to center of BACK of plate. Smooth out air bubble with your fingers. Allow to dry several minutes.

7. Cut out a piece of tissue paper several inches larger than the plate. Coat the entire back of plate with Mod Podge then lay the tissue paper over the glue and smooth out gently with your fingers. Allow to dry.

8. Sand off the excess tissue paper with sand paper. Hold the plate with bottom facing up and sand downward in one direction.

9. Give the back of your plate a coat of Mod Podge. Allow to dry.

10. Glue pedestal to the bottom center of plate.


Note: Do not submerge plate in water. Wipe clean with a damp cloth.

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