Faux Malachite Tray for $10

DIY Faux Malachite Tray

Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof has been lusting after malachite lately – but not so much the cost of it. She decided to make my own malachite tray with an acrylic frame and craft paints. The best part? It cost less than $10! Jenna’s tray is similar to the L’Objet Round Malachite Platter […Read More]

World’s Easiest DIY Mirrored Tray

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Kylie from Absolutely Arkansas created what she calls “the world’s easiest DIY” when she made this pretty mirrored vanity tray. All Kylie did was glue drawer pulls onto a five dollar frame from Wal-mart.  Yep, it’s that simple (and cheap)! Kylie says, “I absolutely love how many uses you can get out of this simple […Read More]

Aqua Painted Tray Makeover

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Lindsey from Everyday Originals had been on the hunt for the perfect tray for her coffee table – perfect in color, size, and price. After a futile attempt, Lindsey was just about to give in and purchase a pricier option from West Elm. She took one last trip to TJ Maxx where she just so […Read More]

Pewter Tray with Bird

plastic to pewter tray

Morena from Morena’s Corner unveils her secret for making plastic look like high end pewter. It only took Morena some paint to glam out this once flowery dollar store tray. With metallics looking hot for 2013, this is a must-try technique!

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Tray with Numbers

Ever wonder how to transfer images? Morena from Morena’s Corner shares the technique that she used to add aged, peeling numbers to a cheapo Goodwill tray. While these numbers look as if they have been painted on and and then sanded, they have actually been transferred using a gel medium.  Morena says, “I love that […Read More]

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]