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Plain Ugly Sweater Dish

From plain to just plain ugly… this ugly sweater themed holiday serve ware dish gives you the freedom to paint your own obnoxious details to create a holiday party worthy platter for your ugly sweater party goodies!

  1. Wipe plate with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Run strip of masking tape 4” from top across sweater. Follow with another strip of tape 2½” below the first.
  3. Trace and cut out tree patterns from contact paper to create a tree stencil shape. Remove backing and apply tree stencil between the tapes.
  4. Apply decorative stickers of choice over and under the trees.
  5. Brush three coats Really Red to sweater. Let dry. Remove stickers.
  6. Brush back of plate with three coats Really Red. Let dry.
  7. Brush a coat of Pure Brilliance to white designs. Let dry. Brush a second coat over entire plate. Let dry.
  8. Stilt and fire to cone 06.
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Posted by Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

What you need:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for paint palette
  • Clear contact paper
  • Masking tape, ¼”
  • Scissors
  • Decorative stickers of choice
  • Pencil