June 12, 2018

Father's Day Grill Plate

This weekend is Father's Day, and I'm so excited to celebrate Austin's second year as a Dad! I absolutely love making keepsake crafts that we can keep from year to year. This year, Lela and I made Austin a grill plate with her handprints on it. Here is how we made it-
Folk Art enamel paint

1. Wash and dry the plate with soap and water.
2. Draw the hearts on with a red Sharpie. I used the side of a large oval plate and dotted along the edges then covered my dots with hearts. This helped me get a somewhat rounded line
*Note- If you make any mistakes with your Sharpie you can use nail polish remover and Q-tip to take it off. It won't be permanent until you bake it. 

3. Paint your baby's hands with non-toxic enamel paint (I used Folk Art) then press them onto the plate. Allow to dry for 1 hour. 
4. Add whatever phrase you'd like with a black Sharpie.
5. Place in cold oven and allow to heat to 350 degrees. Bake for 30 minutes then allow to cool completely in the oven. 

I had so much fun making this project and can't wait to give it to Austin this weekend! If you make one make sure to tag me so that I can see! 



  1. This is such an adorable idea for a gift! I bet your hubby is going to love it!!

    1. Thank you! We can’t wait to give it to him!!!

  2. Hi. Could you please share the exact paint you used for this project. I’m having difficulties finding something