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Time to Celebrate Pie Plate

Celebrate Independence Day in red, white and blue style with custom dishware for your party table. Decorated in festive colors, this patriotic pie plate is bursting with creativity!


1. Wipe plate with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.

2. Carefully trace “Celebrate” onto tissue paper with pencil. Set aside.

3. Brush three coats of Neon Red onto inner part of rim. 

4. Brush three coats of Light Nautical onto backside of pie plate, brushing color up to rim. 

5. Pour some Light Nautical inside small bottle with fine tip.

6. Make fine lines simulating fireworks, moving from outer edge of center to middle. Refer to photo.

7. Empty bottle, rinse and fill with Neon Red. Make more firework burst lines between the Light Nautical. Keep strokes quick and loose. Let dry.

8. Position tissue with “Celebrate” pattern in center of dish over the burst. Trace over wording using a fine marker pen to transfer. (Ink will fire out during the firing process.)

9. Brush two coats over “celebration” with Black using No. 4 Liner. Let dry.

10. Brush two coats of Independence Day on outer area of wavy rim. Let dry. For the third coat, use a Palette Knife to stir crystals up from the bottom of container and apply to rim. Add a few crystals to center of dish as well.

11. Carefully sponge two coats of Pure Brilliance to center section of dish, being careful not to disturb crystals. Let dry and apply one coat onto backside of plate.  Let dry.

12. 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:


  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Thin white tissue paper
  • Small bottle with fine tip
  • Paper towels
  • Extra-fine point permanent marker
  • Pencil