DIY Wall/Shelf Plate Decor | Mod Podge & Paper Napkin | Decoupage | Charger Plate

DIY Wall/Shelf Plate Decor | Mod Podge & Paper Napkin | Decoupage | Charger Plate

DIY wall or shelf plate decor. This was supposed
to be a memory plate but,… well, you’ll see. All the materials that I used for this DIY
are listed in the description box below. Let’s get started. I dug in my crafting supply box and found
these stickers. I was going to use them for a bottle but It didn’t work so they have
been sitting in the box for ever. I had bought three packs. I’ll leave a link if I can
find one on Google. I got them from either Michael’s or A C Moore. I picked all the stickers I wanted to use,
placed them on a separate sheet and spray painted them gold. The charger plate I got from Michael’s a while
back simply because it was on sale for like $2 dollars. Didn’t know what I wanted it
for but I knew I wanted it. I painted the rim of the plate black and the
middle white. Using a pouncer brush, I painted the middle.
Yes, you can use a brush, I just prefer using a pouncer brush. In my opinion, it covers
more evenly and doesn’t leave brush marks. Grabbing a clean pouncer brush, I painted
the rim of the plate with the black. You’ll see that when I brush on the paint
it doesn’t give a full coverage but once I start pouncing the brush, it does. Make sure to get those edges. Once it’s dry you can give it another coat.
After the second coat, I was happy so that’s where I left mine but if you’re not satisfied
with how yours looks, let it dry and coat it until you are. This is the napkin I will be placing in the
middle. This was also in my paper napkin stash and have no idea where I got it but if I can
find someone who has them, I’ll leave a link. I cut the napkin into a circle shape. I placed it
in the middle to see how much I needed to cut off. Cut the excess off. I cut a little off at a time and kept measuring
and cutting until I was happy. You want to do it like this instead of cutting
off one big chunk and then realize you cut off too much. Separate the plies of paper. If you have a hard time, wet your fingertips
and pinch the paper as shown here. My napkin had two plies. ..and I decided to cut some more off. Now it’s time to decoupage the napkin onto
the plate. Using a brush, coat the middle with Mod Podge. You want to make an even coat but make sure
not to let the glue dry, so work quickly. Place the napkin onto the plate and press
it down ever so gently. You always want to press from the middle out to the edges. Next, you want to smooth the napkin out the
best you can. Everyone has their own way of doing this. Some people use a piece of plastic
wrap to smooth it out like this. I prefer to crumple it up and lightly smooth
it out. You see how I got glue on the plastic wrap,
well that piece is no longer good. That glue will stick to the paper and when you drag
the plastic wrap, it will rip it. Grab a new piece and continue. Smooth it out the best you can. After you’re done smoothing it out. Give
it one more coat of Mod Podge. Using a smaller brush and white acrylic paint,
I created a border for the napkin. Once that was dry I painted it with gold metallic
paint. I let it dry and gave it as many layers as needed until I couldn’t see the white. Next, I touched up the rim, with the black
acrylic paint, as you see here. Do this all the way around and let that dry. Taking that same gold paint you used to create
the border and a small pouncer brush, lightly go along the edge of the rim. You want to
load the brush with a very small amount of paint and dab the excess off on a paper towel
before painting the edges. After everything is dry, seal the whole plate.
You can use the Mod Podge again or any sealer you like. I used the polycrylic. I gave it
a total of three coats, letting it dry between each one. You want to do thin layers and don’t over
work it. Also, make sure to check the back for drippings. Now it’s time to add all the embellishments.
Carefully remove the puffy stickers and start to arrange them. Don’t stick them fully
down. Just place them where you think you want them. Once you are certain you have the final layout…
using any glue you want, I used E600, glue them down into place. Be careful not to get
glue everywhere. I glued them because I wanted to make sure they never fall off. Okay, so this is was the original idea. I
was making a 5000 subscriber thank you memory plate but… well… you’ll see. I had spray painted some sticker numbers and
letters. The plan was to place this on my shelf along side my bottles but when I got
done placing all the stickers and turned the camera off. I was like, OH NO!! These stickers
look horrible, that paper was way too beautiful to be covered up, the whole piece was too
pretty for them ugly things lol! So I slowly and ever so gently took all of them off. It
was a long and painful process but I was determined to save my piece… and I did! Well, at least you got to see it
and what do you think I did with it next?… added some bling of course!! Lol As usual, I’ll leave all the sizes and color
in the description box below. I used Mod Podge and a thin brush to place
them all. …and here’s the finished piece. This was
supposed to be a memory plate but turned out to be a decorative plate. I love how this
came out. I kind of wish I had made more than one so I could have a set. Remember that you
can customize this to your liking. Use whatever napkins you want along with whatever color
combo and embellishments you desire. The possibilities are endless. You could do so many things with a decorative
plate like… Hang it up as wall art… use it as a charger plate for special occasions
like weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and any other event. Make a special dinner, light some candles,
put some fresh flowers in and vase, dress up the table with this plate and now you have
a very romantic dinner setting I’m sure that special someone would love! and yes those are plastic utensils I spray
painted just to give you an idea, I’m not fancy like that Lol! or make a set of four and this would make
a fantastic gift! …and lastly, what I did with it, which was
placed it on a shelf as a decorative piece. Thanks for watching! If you liked my DIY,
don’t forget to thumbs up the video and if this is your first time watching, I hope
you consider subscribing to get updates on future videos.

100 thoughts on “DIY Wall/Shelf Plate Decor | Mod Podge & Paper Napkin | Decoupage | Charger Plate

  1. OMG!!you are so beautiful young lady i love u❤❤❤🤗🤗🤗on Jesus love Juan 13:7 Respondió Jesús y le dijo: Lo que yo hago, tú no lo comprendes ahora; mas lo entenderás después.Amen asi trabaja Papa Dios.Thank u for your videos inspire me a lot i learn from you.This is a word for you YOU ARE A WARRIOR DON'T QUIT,GOD HAS A PURPOSE IN YOUR LIFE KEEP CALM AND HAVE PEACE"📖John 13:7 Jesus replied, “You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.”

  2. That plate turned out so Beautiful!! I am definitely gonna decoupage some pieces for my home and I'm thinking about making some gifts☺

  3. You are fantastic, my sister and I love you. I know how you feel, I suffer from the same problems and have a heart problems my sister has several major health I issues, I tell you this to let u know how much we love u and look forward to see your God gifted talent u so lovingly share, ur wonderful. I would like to know how to make a bottle with a brick effect and look, hang in there honey

  4. beautiful beautiful piece. I get sooo inspired by your videos. I also had depression and had to be put on meds. I'm somewhat better, but I still have those days, but God is all I can say. I'm holding all of us up in prayer before God. God bless you because he has truly blessed you with a gift!!

  5. Could you please make some matching champagne flutes to go with it. I would love to make some for my sister's wedding

  6. My luv, I suffer from anxiety as well but through PRAYER I'm doing extremely well. Continue to PRAY and I will PRAY for you as well. Keep crafting, because you really motivate me, so thanks again sweetie!

  7. It's gorgeous…without the letters and numbers…LOL!!! God bless and all the beautiful crafts you bring to us…love you Girlfriend!!!

  8. Sweety, I suffer from depression, OCD, ptsd, anxiety. Along with other health issues. So i "OVERSTAND". I've been irritable lately and cafe bustelo 😉isnt helping. 1 day at a time. I'm a stranger but I'm just a "hello" away"

  9. I hit beautiful and submitted my comment before the video was done. Thk u for being so open and honest. May God bless you and keep you strong and fighting.

  10. The plate is exquisite. I'm recent to your channel; little over a month. I have binged watched all your videos. I'm recently plauged with financial hardship living in this New York City which causes me to go into depressive states. I love watching your channel. You give such inspiration. my sister's birthday is at the end of the month and I am bravely taking a stab at recreating your Betty Boop bottle. I do a little at a time. Dollar Tree is my new place of worship…lol..
    jk… but I do frequent there quite often. Any way, I know that crafting helps you get through your difficult days sometimes because I know it helps me; takes me away for a brief time.
    You will be in my prayers, nena. Que Dios te Bendiga.

  11. i live with bi polar, social anxiety, general anxiety, borderline personality disorder, paranoia. i think thats all the mental things i got. i got physical issues too. God cured many of the physical and much of the mental. you keep doing what you can. your not alone

  12. Thanks for sharing your story. I know it wasn't easy. Hang in there! You do beautiful work. Can't wait to see more. <3


  14. I just adore you!! Your openness, your genuineness, your vulnerability–oh!! I haven't been YouTubing very long, about 3 months, but you were the first I felt a connection with and it was because of your sharing of yourself. You've got a great following of supportive crafters and that's because of you!! Isn't it amazing how you can forget about all your troubles while you craft away a whole day? Best therapy I know! You got this!

  15. I am a new to your channel, and I love everything I have seen this far you are very good at what you do. I am a Military Vet and I suffer from depression and PTSD to name a few of my health issues so I know the fight that goes on, on the bad days. Kim Shumate said it best when she said you forget about all your when you are doing some craft. Crafting really is the best therapy and you gives me some really great ideas that keeps me going. So Thank You   Your YouTube Friend

  16. your piece turned out so beautiful.. But I have a question when you decoupage have you ever spray painted your bottle instead of painting it?

  17. I love your work don't stop what you are doing its a gift from God stay strong if I can give you 10,000 likes I would. love you

  18. Thank you for your honesty..
    I am a very new subscriber and i can't stay off your channel.

    I pray for your healing…and to say I understand your fight and struggle.

    When you feel you cant get up and at the wnd of your rope….Please tie a knot at the end of the rope and hold on tight….you have a awesome future ahead.
    Stay strong…and keep creating… love the plate…

    I wish I could find all the patterns..

  19. Another beautiful creation. I really love your happy/bubbly spirit. May the grace of God cover & keep you lifted up. I don’t know you personally; but I can tell you’re a sweet, genuine person. God bless you.

  20. First of all "God has Blessed You" with a Beautiful Gift to share! I say Thank You for sharing – Peace and Blessings to You! Stay Focused ! Stay Strong!

  21. I understand, DIY gave you a reason to come to your channel (girl power 2018) you do great work sister!!! Your project is that even more special.

  22. I've soooo happy I saw this vid today cause I suffer from depression, ptsd, ocd and bipolar and honestly the place i go to get help in M.A. i dont think is working but whatever i deal with it dia a dia me encantaria hacer un intercambio si te interesa me avisas y te doy mi fb o algo no tienes que comprar nada pero nada si te entusiasmas me avisas ok Ivelisse 💜

  23. So beautiful it look so high end all of your work is outstanding and perfect I love each piece and yes I enjoy your all your videos you have a welcoming cheerful voice may God continue to Bless you!👑

  24. Beautiful now I can do mine I also bought one and didn't know for what I wanted for 😂 but yours came out beautiful so you gave me and idea thanks for sharing new on your channel ❤️

  25. God bless you…I'm so proud of you.. you are so talented…I hope you let us KNOW when your creations are on display..I would like to support you. keep up the good 👍 work..

  26. I just run into your video. I’ve been doing decoupage for a little while and I’m addicted to Youtube for videos like yours. You are an inspiring story. Maybe I was #5001? Lol I loved your plate, keep it coming!!!

  27. The plate is beautiful. You deserve every subscriber you have. Well done and thank you. 👍❤️😃🌹
    I have bipolar disorder so I know how very hard it sometimes is to be motivated. You do very well. Thank you again and take care.

  28. On several well most your videos you add jewels with a paintbrush handle. So do you put mod on the area first and then put the jewel? And youre using the handle to pick up the jewel face up to place it?

  29. Thank you for your courage in sharing about yourself. I know that's not easy. You are inspiring. I subscribed because your art and creativity are so genuinely lovely. Can't wait for whatever you do next.

  30. This turned out BEAUTIFUL as do all of your creations.I enjoy listening to your tutorials and watching you create. Thank You So Very Much For Sharing a more personal part of yourself because we all have our good and bad days. It is great to know that you DECIDE to GET UP and to KEEP GOING. It gives greater meaning to your channels name NO NEED TO CRY!!!!! Keep doing your thing and I'll keep watching!!! Continue being BLESSED, UPLIFTED AND INSPIRED… YOU GOT THIS!!!!!

  31. You are so very welcome, In your SHARING of yourself, there will always be someone that will be inspired or encouraged to NOT GIVE UP because you did share your story, and we can all use encouragement from time to time! So keep sharing, TRUST AND BELIEVE IT WILL ALWAYS BE APPRECIATED BY THOSE OF US WHO NEED IT!!!!!

  32. You inspire me i don't think imsuffer with it r i dont know but i get that way with haging a hard time to do things so im glad i joined u

  33. Thanks for sharing…I know how you feel really. God bless you i will pray for you and keep up the good work. your awesome.

  34. Thank you for sharing, I do go through the same thing too, but I am not dealing with it as well as you are. Maybe I will be able to deal with it through prayer and crafting. We love you .

  35. I know im late but i just found your channel. Oh my goodness thanks for sharing some of your personal life. For me hearing what u go through makes me feel not weird or different, U REALLY have hit a lot of the things that I've been going through since i got hurt on the job in 2003. Lost friends n dont wont to talk to any body. but thank u for the share. Bless u abundantly !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  36. Thank you so very much for sharing with us about why sometimes you don’t post videos. I don’t know you personally, but Because of your beautiful personality and creativity I love you. My heart goes out to you. You’re awesome! God Bless You One Day at A Time. ❤️

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