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Absurdly Useful Numbered Tray

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DIY serving tray projects are simple ways to make your kitchen or family room a little more decorative. This Absurdly Useful Numbered Tray will especially make your home feel very welcoming. Trays are often underrated as kitchen supplies. However, once you paint your own serving tray, you'll wonder why you haven't used one before. This DIY decorative tray is great for bringing out snacks and beverages in style. It also looks cool just sitting on a coffee table with a few decorative jars.

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Absurdly Useful Numbered Tray

Materials:

Americana® Decor™ Chalky Finish Paint

  • Everlasting (ADC01)
  • Heritage (ADC09)
  • Yesteryear (ADC27)

Americana® Decor™ Crème Waxes

  • Clear (ADM01)
  • Golden Brown (ADM02)

Americana® Decor™ Stencils

  • Olde World Numbers (ADS09)

Other supplies

  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Sandpaper
  • 1/2" flat brush
  • 1" painter's tape
  • Cosmetic sponge
  • 1" flat brush
  • Clean cloth
  • Metal tray (flea market find)

 

Instructions:
Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Clean the tray with rubbing alcohol and a clean cloth.


     
  2. Paint the front of the tray with the 1" flat brush and Heritage.
     
  3. Paint the inner edge of the tray with the 1" flat brush and Yesteryear.


     
  4. Using the 1/2" flat brush and Everlasting, paint stripes around the inner edge of the tray.


     
  5. Tape the Olde World Numbers stencil onto the Heritage part of the tray. Using the cosmetic sponge, stencil the numbers on with Everlasting.


     
  6. Distress lightly with sandpaper.
     
  7. Paint with Clear Crème Wax all over the painted surface with the 1" flat brush.
     
  8. Paint Golden Brown Crème Wax over the Clear Crème Wax and wipe off with a clean cloth to get an aged effect.

 

Notes:

  • If you have trouble wiping off the Golden Brown Crème Wax, dip the cloth into the Clear Crème Wax first.
     
  • Be creative with your stencil.

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