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

2 comments to “Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Plate”

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  1. Patricia Krauchune - October 26, 2016 Reply

    Cindi, your projects are ALWAYS outstanding…love this sugar skull plate. Happy Halloween.

  2. Barbee Bosler - October 26, 2016 Reply

    Great Job Cindi ! Your pictures and tutorial really tell “the rest of the story”! Thank you so very much. I liked that you tied in the other projects……well done…..KUDOS…..Barbee

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