Friday, July 30, 2010

My solution to sharp BM plate edges

If you've read a review of or own the Bundle Monster (BM) plates you've probably heard about the really sharp edges that some people have even got sliced on them. While I haven't gotten cut on them myself, they are definitely really thin and sharp. The issue I have is they've actually nicked the edges of my nails! Yikes :( So, I had the idea to add contact paper to the backs of them to add a little more thickness to each plate and make the sides a little duller. It take about 1-2 minutes for each plate.

Here's what you need:
Contact paper (I found mine with the shelf lining stuff)
Scissors
Razorblade

Step 1: Cut off a square of contact paper a little bigger than your plate.
Step 2: Pull off the backing of the contact paper and stick the back of your plate to the sticky side.

Step 3: Use a razorblade to cut around your plate, doesn't need to be perfect.

And you're done! I hope this helps some of you out :)

4 comments:

Mai said...

Oh good idea :) I've also heard of people taking sandpaper to the edges to further dull them down

Millie said...

I used masking tape and scissors on mine. Cheap and easy, although it did take about an hour to do them all:(

smALtY said...

Thanks! I just received my BM plates and was wondering how I could make them "safer" ;-)

Jess said...

good idea!

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