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Talk about a refresh

01-Jan-2016
These days we’re all more conscious of living eco-friendly. We’re less likely to buy, buy, buy like we used to, and much more likely to make the most of things we already have at home. Here’s our take on breathing new life into IKEA products (you can also try with similar pieces you might have at home).
A shot from above of IKEA FÄRGRIK plates that have been painted with different designs.
IKEA FÄRGRIK plates are stacked on a table, ready to be painted.
Upgrade your plates
Add a totally unique touch to plain white plates with a bit of ceramic paint. We used three different methods. Keep in mind that using a water-based paint makes it really easy to just wipe it off if you’re not happy with the outcome!
1. First we tried a dip-dye effect, by painting the edge of the plate and dipping it in a bowl of water, letting the paint run a bit.
2. Next, we simply painted the plate with a brush.
3. Lastly, we used a brush for a splatter effect.
4. Once you’ve got the look you like, follow the paint manufacturer’s instructions to allow the design to set in (ours required baking the plates in the oven).