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DIY Plate Chargers – Fall Leaf

Y’all I’m so excited to be using my plaster faux leaves for another project.

This is how to make easy DIY Plate Chargers by adding the Plaster Fall Leaf project that I shared earlier. By updating thrift store chargers with Copper Spray Paint and Plaster Faux Leaves, you have a unique and creative table setting for fall.

You may choose to paint your leaves and chargers any color that appeals to you. I think Antique Brass would also be beautiful.

Supplies for DIY Plate Chargers

Fall Leaf – DIY Plate Chargers

First, you need plate chargers. I found these last year at a consignment shop for $4.00. They were red, but I quickly painted them with Copper Paint. Therefore, my chargers are ready to add the faux leaves.

You may choose to paint your leaves Gold or Antique Brass and in that case, you will want your chargers to be the same color as the leaves.

Add Fall Leaves

Next, you will want to arrange your leaves on the plate chargers to get an idea of how many are needed and what design is to your liking.

Once you like the design, remove the leaves but place them around the edges so you know the placement.

Begin adding hot glue to the back side of each leaf.

Then, press the individual leaves onto the plate charger, making sure that it attaches securely.

NOTE: If you read Fall Craft – Plaster Leaves DIY, you will notice that one mistake I made was not painting the back sides of the original leaves. Be sure to paint both sides before adding to your projects.

Fall Leaf

The texture and colors are perfect for a fall tablescape.

Fall Leaf DIY Plate Chargers

DIY Plate Chargers for Fall Tablescapes

I plan to use these plate chargers on my Fall Harvest Table that I will be sharing with you later this week, however I couldn’t resist playing around with some different dishes.

Fall Leaf DIY Plate Chargers

I added some of my thrifted fall dishes to the DIY Plate Chargers and love how the fall leaf design works with dishes I already own.

If you like unique plate chargers for your table, you can see this tutorial for another fun idea. DIY Twig Plate Chargers.

Fall Leaf DIY Plate Chargers

You can add an extra fall leaf, to each plate center, for another fun fall look.

Fall Tablescape with Plaster Leaf Chargers

I used these chargers for my Fall Harvest Tablescape and you can see all the details here.

I hope you enjoyed all the tutorials using Plaster Leaves. Be sure to see DIY Fall Leaf Wreath tutorial.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!


Monday 27th of September 2021

Rachel love this project. It pulls everything together.

Monday 27th of September 2021

Tammy, I'm so glad you like it. Thanks for your comments.

Esther Dill

Friday 24th of September 2021

This is so beautiful. Could you share the fall dishes collections?? I have never seen the second plate with the fall leaves around it. I love those. Thanks so much.

Saturday 25th of September 2021

Esther, I wish I could tell you where to find them but they are thrift store finds. What I can make out on the back of the plate is Queen's Rosina China Company LTD Maple Leaf Made in England. I hope you can find them.


Wednesday 22nd of September 2021

What a fun idea Rachel. Pinned for later!

Thursday 23rd of September 2021

Ann, I appreciate this.

Margie Clements

Tuesday 21st of September 2021

What a neat idea! Thanks for sharing!

Tuesday 21st of September 2021

Margie, I'm so glad you like this.


Tuesday 21st of September 2021

Dying over this right now, Rachel, it's gorgeous! I have some old chargers I rarely ever use anymore because they feel too plain but this idea could definitely help dress them up. I can't wait to try it! Loving, pinning, and sharing on Friday, CoCo

Tuesday 21st of September 2021

CoCo, Thanks for your sweet compliments.