Gold Leaf Tray

DIY gold leaf tray from goodwill tray - a West Elm knock off

Jae from Design O.C.D. has a love affair with trays and uses them in pretty much every room of her home. When she found a tray at the Goodwill for only $2, she of course scooped it up for her collection. Jae decided she wanted her new tray to have a flashy, metallic look and pulled it off with a gold leafing kit. Jae also offers same great suggestions to make your own tray if you aren’t fortunate enough to nab one for a bargain like she did.

DIY gold leaf tray from goodwill tray - a West Elm knock off

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Thumb Tack Embellished Tray

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Mary Anne from Purposedly Reinvented has a love affair with trays and simply cannot get enough. Here’s what she has to say about her favorite decorative accessory: “From the entry way to bedside, they are stylish must-haves that can help you display, contain and organize.  Whether you are decorating or entertaining, everything looks better on a tray.” I love how Mary Anne embellished this thrift store tray with thumb tacks!

tray makeover with thumb tacks

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Eye Chart Tray

diy eye chart tray

Eye chart art has become crazy popular, and I am just loving this tray made by Val from Home Made Modern. You’ll be happy to know that the only tool you need to make your own is a pencil! Val shares a great technique for transferring images with just a pencil, and, as you can see from her tray, it works like a charm!

diy eye chart tray

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