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01/15/2013 08:32 am ET

Entertain In Style With This Painted Platter Craft

We love entertaining guests and scouring Pinterest for delicious appetizer recipes to try. But the toughest part is finding pretty but inexpensive tableware to serve our snacks on, rather than on paper plates. So when we first saw this painted platter craft from Swoon that takes an ordinary dish from Target and adds a personalized spin, we were psyched to try it out.

This crafter used special paints formulated for ceramics and drew a delicate feather design. But you could make any pattern or image you'd like, or even paint a friend's name as a lovely housewarming gift. Just make sure to give the plate a good wash beforehand, and follow the instructions on the bottle for setting the paint.

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Photo courtesy of Swoon

Head to Swoon for the full instructions, and be sure to check out our other great crafts in our Craft Of The Day slideshow below.

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