Friday, January 27, 2012

Frugal Friday: Valentine's Plate

I saw these white square plates at Dollar Tree and picked up a couple.  I love using plates for decorating and I liked that these ones were square (and of course I couldn't pass up something for just a buck!).

For this plate I used my favorite Cricut Cartridge: Create a Critter.  This cartridge has so many cute animals and fun little images and accessories that I've used on lots of projects.

I just cut everything out on vinyl and applied it to the plate. (You could also cut it out on cardstock and mod podge it to a plate.)

Here are the sizes I cut:
  • branch - 4/12 inches
  • small bird - 2 inches
  • large bird - 2 1/2 inches (flipped image)
  • heart - 2 inches

It was a super quick and easy project, my favorite kind! I was excited to use some turquoise vinyl on this.  Turquoise is my favorite color and now that I have a little on this plate I think I'm going to incorporate some more turquoise into my Valentine's decor.

Linked to:

Oopsey Daisy


  1. That is so clever and pretty. I love the little birds. It's so perfect for twitter too!


  2. How darling is that!! I love the colors you chose, and the birds are perfect for V-Day!! Love how this turned out. Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!

  3. Seriously? That is just so stinkin' cute! Love it! I'd be absolutely delighted if you'd come and share this (and any other posts you'd like to show off) at the Head to Head Showdown link party. It's going on right now at I hope to see you there! ~Jen

  4. Too cute! Definitely doing this with my valentines decorations!

  5. This plate and your blog are so adorable! I would LOVE for you to link this up to my link party!

    - Kathryn



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