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Valentine Plate Trio

By: Jane Chandler
Jane Chandler
Jane Chandler
Jane Chandler is an artist/designer who resides with her hubby, three kids, and dog in Northwest Arkansas after “growing up” in Little Rock. She enjoys antiquing, flowers, decorating, watercolor/mural painting, and spending time with family and friends in her spare time. She’s worked for publishing, paint, and needlework companies within the craft and hobby industry for 25+ years. She loves to create unique items, using a wide range of mediums.
These personalized plates make a great statement piece on Valentine's Day!
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Skill Level: Beginner


Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11301
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
10” glass plate
Two 8” glass plates
One 6” and two 5” round paper doilies
1 sheet 8.5” x 11” Bright pink paper
12” x 12” Tiny polka dot white on black paper
Valentine themed gift tissue sheet
Small scissors
3 7/8” circle template
1” flat brush


  1. Trace 3 ¼” letter shapes onto back of black dot scrapbook paper, remembering to reverse letters. Note: We traced around chipboard letters, but letter patterns could be printed off computer. Cut out letter shapes.
  2. Use brush to apply Mod Podge to center circular area on back of large plate; attach letter for last name with right side of paper facing plate; let dry. Repeat to attach letters to two smaller plates.
  3. Cut three 3 7/8” circles from pink paper. Use Mod Podge to attach paper circle, centered over letter and central circles of plates. Let dry.
  4. Use Mod Podge to attach large doily to back of large plate, centered over pink circle. Let dry. Repeat with small doilies on small plates.
  5. Cut three pieces of gift tissue, each at least 2” larger than the plate it will be attached to. Apply Mod Podge over back of plate. Lay piece of gift tissue over back of plate, smoothing as flat as possible on plate surface, and removing any air bubbles. Let dry.
  6. Use scissors to trim excess paper to plate edge.
  7. Apply coat of Mod Podge over gift tissue on back of plate; let dry.
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