Beautify dining room walls by hanging decorative dishes.

13 Ways to Decorate with Milk Glass

Unlike other tabletop collectibles such as Jadeite and Fiesta, actual milk glass dinnerware was never produced. Instead, the plates you see here were used as serving pieces or home deécor.

I want clear glass dinnerware tremendously bad! the best would be with a design etched in them too...

I want clear glass dinnerware tremendously bad! the best would be with a design etched in them too.

So that's how I can make plate flowers for our yard

Repurposed glass

How to repurpose inexpensive thrift store plates and dishes into beautiful garden plate flowers.

How to Make A Garden Art Dish Flower

How to repurpose inexpensive thrift store plates and dishes into beautiful garden plate flowers. How to repurpose inexpensive

How to make garden plate flowers using bottle on back of plate for use on rebar.

back idea for glass yard art write or paint on plates for garden or vegggie markers?

Next step was to drill the holes...we had decided to use drawer pulls for the centers, so we drilled our holes the appropriate size to fit their screws....We did break a few glass dishes so practice with a spare.  :)  What we learned was to make a "guide" hole with a smaller drill bit and then re-drill with the larger one. ...Also there is a fine line between to much pressure and not enough.  Oh yes a little water in the bottom of the dish also helps!

The more permanent, but labor and equipment intensive method to make glass flowers (drilling). Spittin Toad: Garden Art from Up-cycled Dishes

Painted Gilded Glass Dish

Tutorial - Gilded Glass Dish

This fused glass dish is done in the coral technique using a transparent midnight blue glass as the base then sprinkled with grey and

This fused glass dish is done in the coral technique using a transparent midnight blue glass as the base then sprinkled with grey and turquoise glass powders. 14 wide x 2 high Makes a great fruit bowl or just a decorative piece.

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