DIY sports team plate
This craft isn’t limited to just sports—you can make a personalized plate for just about any occasion but there are a few tips to consider.
Oil-based markers can be used on your plate but not all markers adhere well to ceramic. We recommend using porcelain markers—they work on a variety of hard surfaces so it’s practically an all-in-one marker!
Sudden temperature changes can cause the plate to crack or break, so let it cool off inside the oven after baking.
Once baked, these markers are dishwasher-safe but use a non-abrasive sponge to prevent scratches.
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How to make a team plate
- team logo
- X-acto knife
- porcelain plate
- markers for porcelain
- Search online for your team’s logo and print out. Create a stencil by using an X-acto knife to cut out both the colored sections of the logo and any letters.
- Tape stencil onto the plate, trace using a pencil then peel away.
- Use markers to fill in the tracing with colors that match the logo.
- Let plate completely dry at least 24 hours then bake 35 minutes in an oven preheated to 300 degrees.