If you are a beginning crafter, then a great way to start is to decorate a tray. I’ve found that at least for decoupage, it’s a fun way to begin your foray into the handmade (and you have something functional at the end). If you’ve never decorated a tray before, or you’ve never even crafted before, it’s time to get going . . . and I’ve found ten ideas to help you. Pick the style that suits your home the best and get crafty! Click through the slideshow to see my suggestions.
10 Ways to Decorate a Tray 1 of 11
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Serving Tray 2 of 11
Make the coolest tray ever just by adding handles to a regular frame.
Sea Glass 3 of 11
Use glass tile to create a beautiful effect inside a white tray.
Painted Stripes 4 of 11
Use painter's tape to create a lovely mix of designs on any plain tray.
Painted Wood 5 of 11
Ever thought of using a slice of wood for a tray? Paint it up to make it pretty!
Green Chevron 6 of 11
I love the bright green pattern on the inside of this tray.
Cute Crochet 7 of 11
If your tray needs a little spice, add crochet touches to the inside with Mod Podge.
Reclaimed Wood 8 of 11
Use reclaimed wood and rope to build an easy tray of your own.
Breakfast Tray 9 of 11
Use Mod Podge and your favorite papers to liven up a plain tray.
Simple Stripes 10 of 11
If you don't want to commit to decorating a whole tray, add simple stripes to one side.
Sock Monkeys 11 of 11
Create a kids' snack tray by using bright and fun fabric.
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