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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Citrus Plates

{Citrus recipes and crafts}

I've joined up with some of my creative friends again for our themed monthly post. This time it's citrus! I made some citrus plates, specifically lemon and lime, and you'll love how easy they are to make.

Here's what you'll need:
Colored plastic plates
White vinyl
Transfer tape 

I found pairs of colored plates at the dollar store and picked up yellow and green. Pink and orange would be super cute too.

Start by downloading the citrus svg. Size it to fit inside the diameter of your plate, with some room to spare around the edges. For example, my plates were 6 inches across on the bottom so I resized the shape to be 5.25 inches.

Cut the vinyl and use transfer tape to place in the middle of the plate. It doesn't even have to be totally exactly in the middle. Just close.

Rub the vinly to make sure it's evenly adhered to the plate and peel off the transfer tape. All done!

Now load them up with lemon bars or grapefruit meltaways, or anything else to make a cute party display or gift. These will hold up to careful handwashing, especially if you use outdoor vinyl, but mine was just indoor.

Click here for a great post on How to Cut Vinyl

What do you think? Fun right? For more citrus inspired projects be sure to click through to all the projects today!

7 Citrus Projects and Recipes

Seven Thirty Three - Citrus Foam Dough
Practically Functional - Basil Mint Citrus Mojito Popsicles
Crafting in the Rain - Citrus Plates
The Benson Street - Citrus Magnet Clips
Here Comes the Sun - Basil Lemonade Slushie
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  1. Those are so cute. So simple yet so fun! Love it!

  2. These are so fun. Lovely idea and dead simple too.

  3. Adorable! I like your slogan, BTW, that glue dries even in the Pacific NW. I'm from the Midwest but have been out your way many times, but usually in August so I didn't get the full effect of the rain!

  4. Seriously -- so stinking cute, Steph! Thanks for sharing at the party. xo

  5. Love the citrus idea. I have grandchildren that would love these plates. I also have a grandson who started kindergarten this year. He was so excited. I love the family picture in your son's lunch box.