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10-minute polka dot project

I found these plates on clearance 75% off
so I snatched them up — I paid $2 for all 4.
I got them home and added these:

 and ended up with a little polka dot happiness for my kitchen and family room!

 FYI — The Peachy Cheap giveaway ends tonight at midnight! If you want to enter a few more times, click HERE. And, the Weekend Wrap Up Party starts tonight at midnight. I can’t wait to see what you’ve been doing. There will be another giveaway for those who enter.
Have a Fantastic Friday night!


  1. Super cute! I think I would punch out circles with a sheet of white vinyl. Good job! I sell raw vinyl if you are interested.

  2. I have been meaning to link this over at mypetitepurse for awhile now! I am finally getting to it. Love the simple idea and the power of polka dots!!

  3. Genius idea! Makes me want to polka dot something!! :)

  4. Denise Marie says:

    Very cute, way to make them yours. I love your banner!! Looks like a great way to use scraps.

  5. those plates are so cute! what a great idea. never would have thought of it on my own. you are so creative:)

  6. mmtncrfts says:

    Oh how cute! Who knew? Any strong color plate would look cute. I'm going to have to look for a pink plate to give this a try. Thanks for sharing.

  7. I featured this in my Friday Favorites! ~Lanie J.

  8. Amanda@Imperfectly Beautiful says:

    Girl…you know i love a good polka dot project! Those are simply adorable…LOVE them! And I love that you used sticker labels…how creative is that? Sorry I haven't been around much lately…my house is CRAZY!


  9. Style Sisters says:

    OH my gosh what a cute idea!!!

  10. Oh my goodness…this is super creative!

  11. Rambling Girl says:

    Smart cookie you girl! Keep em coming so I can borrow all your ideas…what would I do without you clever chicks around here…thanks for sharing all your ideas…

    Oh and I am still loving all your burlap designs…what Spring and summer ideas do you have?

  12. nycgirl0501 says:

    So clever!

  13. Those are darling! (ooo! I love your house! Who is your decorator? Avery.)

  14. { Casa de Mask } says:

    Love, love, love it!!

  15. Beth@The Stories of A to Z says:

    Such a cute idea Jen! Love them (and I love your mantel :).

  16. Kimbo West says:

    Loved it so much I put it on my blog–Put a link to you so you get all the credit of your creativeness. I love the order of the dots– I would have just stuck them all on in a mess.

  17. did you spray a finish over top?

  18. Great deal on those plates, and the project turned out beautifully! Well done!

  19. So smart! i love it!

  20. Lacie @ Creative Attempts says:

    i am super into polka dots right now and even more obsessed with black and white so you can imagine how excited i was about this gem of yours :)

  21. Country Dreaming says:

    What a cute idea–love those dots!!


  22. Manuela@TPOH says:

    So cute! I already have black and white polka dot plates that I bought at TJ Maxx but I'd love red ones. Thanks!


  23. So adorable and easy! :)

  24. Shropshire Suz says:

    Fantastic idea…love it so much thanks for sharing another fab idea yet again
    Hugs Suz x

  25. Real Life Reslers says:

    Please come decorate my house for me. Like now! :)

  26. Am loving the polka dots Jen. My absolute favourite thing of all is polka dots. Oh, and You too!! xxoo

  27. OK Jen – I can't even TELL you how much I love polka dots. Seriously. Adorable.

  28. I LOVE this Jen! Can you come over to my home and decorate? Seriously, you are amazing!

  29. Love it! So simple yet fabulous!

  30. Another great craft and this one is so easy that even I could do it!

    I hope you have a lovely weekend!

  31. Those are STINKIN' CUTE!

  32. Julie Harward says:

    I have never thought of that…would be a great gift with fresh baked cookies on it! Come say hi 😀

  33. Those are so cute! What an easy and simple idea!

  34. Alycia (Crowley Party) says:

    Haha pretty clever!

  35. P@nmyfreetime.blogspot.com says:

    this is too adorable!!!

  36. Love the polka dots and your bell jar! That plate it's sitting on is fabulous too! Miki

  37. You are SUPER creative! Your ideas are sooo cute and inspiring!!

  38. Jen! I love your banner!!!! Oh yeah and the plates are super cute too!!!! You have awesome style and ideas ;o)

  39. Very cute!

  40. BRILLIANT! love it!

  41. Pam @ bibbidi-bobbidi-beautiful says:

    Jen- you are a genius! Those are super cute!

  42. BLJ Graves Studio says:

    So adorable! What a fabulous idea.

  43. You should join in the blog hop! All you do is put the code on your blog and link up to it, you are "required" to visit the first three blogs on the list, after that look around and find new followers/people to follow.

  44. beachy keen girl says:

    the plates are so fun and cute — love them :)

  45. De Javu Crafts says:

    This is so Cute…i love black and white. I have a ton of black plates some im excited to do this….Thanks for sharing, and also for stopping by my blog!

  46. Tracy is ... Loving Pretty Things says:

    I am having the best time clicking around on your blog!

    I just love your creativity, and all that you write about. It is so fun, and I can't wait to keep on clicking … I've got a lot to catch up on!

    have a great weekend ~

  47. Cherry's Jubilee says:


  48. Connie Weiss says:

    I have some of those stickers!!!!

  49. Whoa, that's super creative. I love it!

  50. Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions says:

    Very cute! I had to start reading your post over because I thought you had bought them that way!

  51. Sue (Someone's Mom) says:

    I don't know how you think of these things! So cute!

  52. Oh wow, tutu cute!!

  53. Holy Cow! Cute, Cute! Did you finish with any kind of gloss over the top?

  54. How cool! Now I know what to do with all my extra stickers! :)

  55. You are too insanely awesome! Love this idea, smarty pants!!

  56. Are you kidding me. Those are great! Jill and I want to come visit your house. =) Just so we can check out all your great ideas

  57. Stacey @ The Blessed Nest says:

    What a great idea! Looks too cute & perfectly complements your banner!

  58. You have such cute ideas! So precious!

  59. They even go with your bedroom!

  60. PeaceLoveApplesauce says:

    Too cute & super easy!
    Fabulous idea.. Thanks for sharing!

  61. Erin @ Puddin' Sugar says:

    Oh My Goodness, AH-Mazing! I never met a Polka Dot I didn't like 😉

  62. That is just down right clever!! I am going to have to post a link to these on my blog!!

  63. ♥Amber Filkins♥ says:

    Oh my goodness, that is the greatest idea EVER. I love that you did some more concentrated that the others. Such a great idea! And super easy!

  64. Kimmie @ live fancy. says:

    I wish I could wear that plate. Or marry it. Or something awesome to show the world just how great it is. I'll be making this soon & linking back to you.


  65. Too cute!!

  66. Totally cute! I LOVE polka dots!

  67. *jaw drop* GENIUS!!!!!! I'm going shopping tomorrow… I wonder if I can find any colored plates on clearance!

  68. Do you EVER have a day where you don't make something cool?

  69. How Stinking CUTE are those plates all dotted up!! So simple and the impact is Fabulous!!!!


  70. LOVE this! I can see doing polka dot plates in different colors too! ~Lanie

  71. The Smith Family says:

    What in the WORLD, woman! You think of it all!
    I LOVE this idea, and I'm TOTALLY gonna have to find a cute blue plate, and use this idea for my twins' room!
    I'm impressed, once again!
    Great job!

  72. Kelli @ RTSM says:

    Seriously! You come up with the cutest and easiest ideas! Sticker and cheap plates…I never would have thought to put them together to make something so cute:)

  73. Jenglamgirl says:

    Love love love polka dots… so dang darling! and what a cheap great re-do!

  74. the thrifty ba says:

    that is so simple it is crazy! and they look awesome!

  75. Dreams and Decor says:

    You are soooo creative!!! I have black plates—I'm going to have to "borrow" this idea! Have a great weekend! Patti

  76. Holy cow! Those are adorable! I love this idea!

    PS. I'm trying to mod podge a tray with St. Patrick's day paper like your v-day plate. Wish me luck!!!