Plates by Master D

We’re aiming to make most of our Christmas presents this year, and to foster a love of giving in our children. Luckily we also love being creative ๐Ÿ™‚ and getting inspired by others.

We bought some nice plain white plates, one for each of us, and some special paint pens (DecoColour opaque paint markers) that you can use on ceramics.

I gave Master D a red, yellow, green and blue pen and let him go for it! He thought it was great fun getting to paint on plates!

He painted a picture of Little Miss Q on her plate. He told me as he painted, ‘she has a big head and big eyes, two legs and two arms’ – I think this is my favourite ๐Ÿ™‚ (sorry, for some reason it keeps rotating the photo to the side)


A dinosaur in a cave for his (surprise, surprise!) (and again, on it’s side):

 A rainbow for daddy:

And a dinosaur with a Wookie dog for me ๐Ÿ™‚

Now we are going to wrap them up to put under the tree for Christmas. Oh, and I couldn’t help myself and gave it a go too ๐Ÿ™‚

Warm wishes, Kelly

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14 Comments

  • Reply Carrie December 9, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    They are wonderful!! Thanks for sharing at Sharing Saturday!

  • Reply Megan December 12, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    I love these. I remember that my aunt had some “drawn” plates when I was little. THanks for the memories. I’m sure these gifts will be loved.

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

  • Reply Shiloh December 13, 2011 at 1:55 pm

    What a fun idea! This might be something we try next year. Grandparents would love them!:)

  • Reply Brooke @ Let Kids Create December 13, 2011 at 11:51 pm

    These are adorable! I’m glad you joined in the fun, too. Thanks for sharing them with us on Monday Madness.

  • Reply โœฟโ’นโ’บโ’บโœฟ@ A Lapin Life December 15, 2011 at 8:28 am

    Adorable and great memories.

    Dee

  • Reply babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, oh my! December 15, 2011 at 10:44 pm

    i love your plates and what a fun memory you have created!!

  • Reply Erin {Lavender and Lemon Drops} December 16, 2011 at 3:12 am

    I totally remember doing this when I was little. My boys would love this ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Kelli December 16, 2011 at 4:17 am

    Hi! I think that this is just great!
    I would LOVE for you to stop in and link this up in my Homeschooling on the Cheap! Link up. It is fairly new and I post it every Thursday. IT stays up all week. I’m looking for ideas on things homeschoolers can do. This looks like something for sure!

    Thank you, Kelli
    http://3boysandadog.com/deals/2011/homeschooling-on-the-cheap-12152011/

  • Reply Lindsay December 16, 2011 at 10:02 am

    What great gifts! I am making most of our gifts this year too ๐Ÿ™‚ Stopping by from Preschool Corner.

  • Reply Partycraft Secrets December 16, 2011 at 4:37 pm

    great idea – the one at the bottom is fabulous!

    I found you via a linky and joined up to help boost your numbers – I’d love for you to do the same for me;

    http://partycraftsecrets.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Becca B. {Ironic Adventures} December 16, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    I have always wanted to try the plate drawings. Do you have to bake these? I have seen kits at Michaels that require cooking the plate.

  • Reply Beth (www.livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com) December 16, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    What a FUN idea!! My kids would LOVE to eat off their very own, personalized plate!! Thanks for linking up to TGIF!! Merry Christmas,
    Beth =-)

  • Reply Happy Whimsical Hearts December 16, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Thanks everyone, we are now off to get some mugs to do too ๐Ÿ™‚ And Becca, we didn’t bake these and apparently you don’t have to with this type of paint pen. I am a little worried about the paint scratching off though, so I might do a test by baking one ๐Ÿ™‚

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