Temporary Tattoo Dishware

Julien K., Hometalk Team
by Julien K., Hometalk Team
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10 Minutes
You'll be shocked at all of the different ways you can use temporary tattoos. Not only are they fun for skin, but did you know this is one of the easiest ways to add a custom design to common household like dishware? Temporary tattoos come in SO many different designs, making the possibilities endless.

- Dishware (use white or a very light shade for tattoo appear)

- Temporary Tattoos (Tattly are highly recommended)

- Sponge

- Water

- Sealer
The temporary tattoos I used are from Tattly and I can't tell you enough how much I loved them. These are from 'The Lovely Set'. They' are safe & non-toxic, printed with vegetable-based ink and FDA-compliant, which is particularly important when applying them to items that will be used for food items.

Step 1: Remove the plastic film from your tattoo.
Step 2: Place the tattoo face (sticky-side) down onto your plate.
Step 3: Using a wet sponge, dampen the backside of the tattoo and hold in place for about a minute until the tattoo is fully transferred.
Step 4: Carefully peel away the backing and discard.
Step 5: Let dry and soak up any wet spots around your plate.
Step 6: Seal with a layer or two with decoupage.

I used the Mod Podge Dishwasher-Safe version. I don't recommend using these in the dishwasher even if you are sealing it with this type of product, just to be safe. Handwash your items to take extra care.
I made dinner and salad plates using the entire 'Lovely Set' from Tattly. You can use these for so many different options. I think I'll try it with reusable Mugs next!
Another gorgeous tattoo from Tattly!

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  • Rhonda Rhonda on Apr 27, 2019

    I want to put a medium size pond in my yard Lundy for gold fishes what do u need to do is there a cheaper way to go I want lights and the pump also is that good for coy fishes will the cats bother it.

  • Mary Valentine Mary Valentine on Apr 27, 2019

    Is it food safe? They are beautiful!

  • Karen Bunnell Karen Bunnell on Jul 02, 2019

    Dishwasher safe but is it food safe?

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