Decorative plates with quotes

From plain to striking: a hand-painted cake platter

With the porcelain brush pens from edding, making DIY hand-painted plates is a piece of cake! As you can see from our example, the design doesn’t have to be intricate – just a short, meaningful quote and a few seemingly random dots are all it takes to decorate your plate effectively. It’s important that you only decorate the outer rim of the porcelain plate and not the area that comes into contact with food. The tip of the brushpen is very versatile, allowing you to produce fine lines as well as broad brush strokes. Even beginners can have a go at this creative project, because the design can be wiped off with a damp cloth and corrections made at any time before the decoration is heat-fixed in the oven. Once you’ve finished painting, let the ink dry for a short while, then bake the plate in a pre-heated oven.

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  • Light-coloured cake platter made of porcelain or ovenproof ceramic
  • Water and methylated spirits for initial cleaning
  • A damp cloth or cotton buds to wipe off any mistakes
  • Pencil
  • A conventional oven


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