Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Monogrammed Plate

At a recent trip to Hobby Lobby I spotted small squarish monogrammed plates for $9.99. Of course they were out of the letter "S". Oh well I thought and ended up at Goodwill and their 50% off everything day and behind a woman with 3, yes 3, carts full of jeans which came to a total of $800 then half of for $400!! Wow, it was crazy in there that day! But while there I looked at the dishes and spotted this little plate and loved the details of it...

So I whip out a black paint marker and went to town 

I used my Cricut and cut out a stencil then filled it in

Here is how it turned out

I had found a few months ago a plate holder $2 at Burke's Outlet it was white so I painted it black


For $2.25 I have a nice addition to the kitchen!



My motto is there is always a cheaper way. It may not present itself that very day but eventually it will!



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7 comments:

  1. Pretty Cool and reasonably priced!

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  2. Look at you go!! I love that idea!Looks better than Hobby Lobby's! Now the woman with all them jeans is bugging me now. I want to know what shes going to do with all them britches. Why didnt you ask her! lol

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  3. So stunning and so clever! I love it!

    Dee
    Your new follower

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  4. what a great idea! love how it turned out and love the plate holder too! i do agree that there is always a cheaper way! x Susan

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  5. It looks great displayed on the plate stand on the bead board wall!

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  6. That turned out beautifully! thank you so much for linking up to my party Show and Share! hope to see you again this week!

    A mommy's life...with a touch of YELLOW
    tyandwhitneyulrich.blogspot.com

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