INSIDE : Learn how to update those old wicker plate chargers and transform them to trendy modern Bohemian Charger Plates for your next summer entertaining hangout! The perfect summer painting craft.
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Yes for summer sunshine! This week has been in the mid-70’s here in New Mexico and I am loving every moment of it.
One of my favorite summer time activities is outside dining and entertaining. I love hosting parties, dinner clubs, happy hours, etc and I’m always encouraging my friends to join me outside. What better outdoor party item that my new Summer Celebration : Bohemian Charger Plates!
What supplies do I need for Boho Summer Entertaining?
This is such a fun and simple craft project.
I came up with a handful of fun boheo styled patterns and using fun bright colorful paints for summer got to painting!
How to paint Wicker Charger Plates
Originally I was going to tape off patterns using painter’s tape, but then I decided I wanted that true boho look… not perfectly straight geometric lines.
Plus, when painting on wicker plates you just can not be super specific lines. Although these patterns are not perfect, I could not be more pleased with how they turned out.
I did concentric diamonds, triangle patterns and a few different zig zag patterns – all in different summery paint colors.
I had a few girlfriends over for a Moscow Mule happy hour and these plates were the perfect summer touch! Using Pineapples as decor, is also a fun idea.
We’ve since used these fun bohemian chargers for many of our meals around the house. I mean, why not always eat off of cheerful happy plates, right?
Check out a few other summer entertaining projects:
And be sure to stop by all the other creative ladies who shared their summer celebration projects! I love them all.
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