Cindi’s Creative Solutions

Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Plate

Designed by Cindi McGee – Behind These Eyes™
Day of the Dead plate trademark
A Dollar Store ceramic plate is easily transformed into a colorful Day of the Dead Sugar Skull treat plate with etchall® creme and DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylics.  


  1. Place stencil on center of plate.

    Day of the Dead Plate How 1

    Center stencil on plate

  2. Use squeegee to apply thick layer of etchall créme. Let set 15 minutes.

    Day of the Dead Plate How 2

    Apply cream to stencil

  3. Return creme to bottle. Wash and dry etched plate.
    Day of the Dead Plate How 3

    Plate after etching


  4. Use fine paint brushes and all shades of Multi-Surface Satin acrylics to embellish etched sugar skull. Heat set according to manufacturer instructions.Day of the Dead Plate How 4