Copper Dinner Plates

size: varies


  • Dinner plates
  • Decorative tissue paper

Basic Supplies

paintbrushes, newspaper (to cover work surface)


  • Earth Safe Finishes Eco Epoxy
  • Earth Safe Finishes Opaque Copper Shimmer
  • Earth Safe Finishes Gel Medium


  • 1. Cover work surface with newspaper. Apply Copper Shimmer onto each plate; let dry. Apply second and third coat if needed. See Photo 1. (see photos)
  • 2. Tear tissue paper into desired shapes. Apply Gel Medium onto back of tissue paper and position on plate. Apply gel medium onto top of tissue paper; use fingers to help smooth tissue paper. Let dry. See Photo 2. (see photos)
  • 3. Follow manufacturer's instructions to mix Eco Epoxy. Apply uniform layer of epoxy onto top of plate; let dry.
  • Tip
  • 1. Don't be alarmed if the first coat looks like it will not cover. Earth Safe Finishes Shimmers work on every surface; it may take three or four coats to cover plate.

by Ann Butler Designs

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