Agate Tray for $1

Monica of Monica Wants It spied a gorgeous agate tray at World Market but couldn’t justify buying another tray for her home. What she could justify was spending $1 to recreate it! Monica got the same luxe look by painting a plastic tray with metallic gold spray paint and then decoupaging an agate print to […Read More]

Chanel Tray on a Goodwill Budget

Do you love getting a designer look on a Goodwill budget? Melaine of My Sweet Savannah sure does! She had been wanting to make a Chanel knock off tray FOREVER and didn’t think twice when she came across a round tray at the thrift store for $4.99. All it took was a little sanding, painting, […Read More]

An Old Tray Gets a New Look

DIYers have had a heyday replicating Pottery Barn’s numbers canvas. The design has been featured on desktops, drawer fronts, and even chair cushions. Like so many others, Taryn from Design, Dining + Diapers has long loved the design and used it to give an old tray she’s had since her college days a new look.Taryn says, “See what a little paint and sisal rope can do? Now I’m really glad I managed to keep this tray around for so long!”

number tray

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Patterned Wood Tray

The Mombot Amy has found some thrifty treasures in Target’s dollar spot, including a small wooden tray that bore a strong resemblance to one she’d been eyeing from West Elm. She snatched one up and added a coordinating paper to the interior for a fun punch of pizzazz. So cheap… so simple… and so cute!


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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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Tiered Candlestick Jewelry Holder

Maria-Isabel from Agape Love Designs & Photography created this vintage tiered jewelry holder to store and showcase her large collection of jewelry and hair accessories. For this project Maria-Isabel simply glued together silver trays and glass candlesticks from the dollar store and gave the final product a few coats of spray paint. I love Maria-Isabel’s […Read More]