Filling a large empty wall on a twenty-something budget can be difficult and intimidating!  Amelia knew that a large scale piece of art was not in the budget, already had a gallery wall in the adjacent living room, and a large mirror on the adjoining wall.  Enter the plate wall idea!

While we love plate walls comprised of mismatched vintage plates and other unique finds, we didn’t have anything of the sort at our disposal.  Instead, we headed to Ikea and chose to create a more sleek and geometric look with these incredibly inexpensive dessert plates.

By applying easy to use adhesive discs from the Container Store (aka… heaven) and lining up nails on the wall, our project was completed in no time!  Also, just an FYI- should you decide to use Great Grandmother’s fine heirloom china… the adhesive discs come right off with soap/water, leaving the dishes perfectly unscathed.

We love our sleek design on a dime plate wall, but couldn’t help sharing some other great plate displays we found online, below.  Follow us on Pinterest and check out more great plate walls on our “plate wall” board.

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40 Responses to Amelia’s Plate Wall

  1. korylee says:

    Such a cool idea! And those adhesive disk are genius!

  2. rosyragpatch says:

    Love the plate walls.

  3. adriampierce says:

    Super Crafty! And thanks for the “Like”. I adore this site. Girly, elegant , chic — just encompasses everything.

  4. Kyla says:

    Totally agree that the Container = heaven. And I love the plate walls! Especially the one with the blue plates grouped together (and yours is lovely too, Amelia). Feeling inspired…

  5. Kyla says:

    *The Container Store. Too much case law = no more proofreading

  6. Lau says:

    This is just a great idea! Love it, I am going to look for plates for my wall right away!!

  7. This looks fabulous, works well with the Ikea plates lined up against the wall.

    Also, thank you for the follow over on my blog. Wishing you all the best in 2013!

  8. Such a fab idea. And if you are the DIY type, you could paint the plates yourself …

  9. drsusieg says:

    That was fab…I’m inspired to do a plate collage!

  10. LOVE and shared….mind if I reblog in the next few weeks?


  11. What a fab idea! You girls are so clever!!


  12. caroline1t says:

    I absolutely love the white plate wall! This is such an awesome memory for me because I grew up with blue plates on the wall in our kitchen!

  13. marabellav says:

    That’s amazing! What an great wall, looks fantastic!! :)

  14. Lexa S. says:

    Very cool wall decorations!

  15. Emma Duncan says:

    Looks good, love your chairs as well x

  16. very creative & cool idea and looks

  17. I love a good plate wall, what a unique idea to make it more modern.

  18. em says:

    Great idea! So simple and elegant with the white plates. I love the dining table and chairs too!

  19. Such a great idea….simple yet sleek artwork for a dining room

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