Vintage dishes and glassware are one of the most common and budget friendly finds you will come across at a thrift store.
They are so tempting to buy because of their charm and low cost.
But what is one to do with so many dishes?
Of course you can use them in your kitchen, but realistically, you can only have and use so many dishes in a lifetime...
...or can you?
In this post I will share 5 cool ways I found you can use vintage thrift store dishes as art for your home so you can keep on collecting those beauties as much as you want without any fear of becoming a hoarder.
1. The Decoupaged Dish
Photo: Marie Claire
Many times at thrift stores, you come across incomplete sets of plates, making it difficult to use them as a set for dining.
In this photo by Marie Claire, you can see that the designer strategically placed matching decoupaged roses on the fronts of her mis-matched plates to bring them all together in a harmonious display.
She then used these invisible plate wall hangers to arrange them in an appealing location above a desk.
2. The Trinket Stand
3. The Lawn and Garden Ornament
4. The Bird Feeder
5. The Embellished Display
Photo: Angel In The North
Instead of spending money on expensive generic signs from chain stores, use a few thrift store plates, and adhesive letter embellishments to make your very own custom displays for any room of the house!
Try Them out and Get Creative
Each collection of dishes will require a bit of creativity and no two displays will ever be exactly the same.
By using these ideas as a guide, you can let your creativity soar, and lead the way to an amazing piece of art.
Thank You for Reading!
Thank you so much for reading, and please leave me a comment below to let me know what you thought of this article.
I would love to see pictures of your creations!
Take care, and as always, happy creating! - Hallie ❤️️
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