Picture of Sticky Situation Cactus Plate

Sticky Situation Cactus Plate

Sometimes things are better left unsaid, but relayed in a fun way! This clever plate says it all in good fun while also being a functional serving piece!

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.


  1. Wipe plate with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Freehand cactus lightly with pencil and write “Don’t Be A Prick!” below.
  3. Brush one coat Light Kiwi to cactus leaving two white circles for eyes. Let dry.
  4. Brush two good coats Emerald over the Light Kiwi. Let dry.
  5. Use French Dimensions Black Licorice to draw mouth, outline eyes, cactus and thorns.
  6. Write “Don’t Be A Prick” with French Dimensions Black Licorice. Let dry.
  7. Fire plate to cone 06.
  8. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance on white bisque areas of plate and over the words. Let dry.
  9. Stilt on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
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What you need:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Clean plate for palette
  • Pencil