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DIY Geek Dishes (LOTR, Star Wars, Zelda, more) - Our Nerd Home

DIY Geek Dishes (LOTR, Star Wars, Zelda, more) - Our Nerd Home
Originally we were going to make a few DIY geek dishes, using only geeky maps (you know… Middle Earth map, a map of Hyrule, Westeros…) but then decided we needed a whole set of geek dishes, since they were so easy and fast to make. **UPDATE! CLICK HERE for a quick video tutorial for the project!** We first teased this project on our Instagram a couple of weeks ago, but technical difficulties put us behind on projects for awhile. We’re back up and running now! What you will need: -Clear glass plate(s) –Dishwasher Safe Mod Podge (yes, this is a thing!) If your dishes will only be decorative and not used for eating, you can just use regular Mod Podge decoupage glue. We picked up the clear dishes at Joann, for a few dollars each. Google Image search whatever your favorite fandoms are. Center the plate on the print and mark where the edges of the plate are. Clean the bottom of the plate and lightly coat it with Mod Podge. Done! What do you think? Video tutorial, on Youtube.

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