Baking Sheet Into Serving Tray: a FREE Transformation

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What is better than repurposing materials you've already got into something even better than before? Not much!
That is exactly what I did when I turned my old, stained cookie sheet into a beautiful, chippy serving tray for my guest bedroom.
Gold leaf turned this sheet from drab to fab, and now I've got a custom piece of decor to make my guest bedroom just a little more special for our visitors.
Can you believe this project was totally FREE?!
It took me less than half an hour to complete this transformation, and now I have a completely unique serving tray that is just as pretty as anything you'd buy in a store.
So the next time you are consider tossing one of your old baking sheets, think again! You may just be able to turn it into something both beautiful and practical!
For the full tutorial, visit my blog, Home on Hidden Oaks.
Thank you!

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Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!


Have a question about this project?

3 of 4 questions
  • Kathy
    on Jun 15, 2016

    What happens when it gets washed?

    • Jewellmartin
      on Jun 5, 2017

      A tray like this would be dusted with a soft cloth, possibly never washed. but if something were spilled on it, a gentle wash in warm water would be worth a try. If a section gets rubbed off, you could use another sheet or strip of gold leaf to repair it. Best wishes 😇
  • Ronna Blackley
    on Mar 3, 2019

    I want to know how they did this?: any ideas? The coloring is what I am looking for, can you tell if it is paint?

    • Cheryl Clements
      on Jul 3, 2019

      @Ronna Blackley:

      It is done with gold leaf paper transfer. Go to the blog from the link given at the end, just click on "GO".

      "Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!"

      Happy crafting!

  • Donna W
    on Jul 29, 2019

    Where do I get the materials least expensive and how do I start?

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  • Donna Crosland
    on Sep 15, 2016

    love this - great recycle. You could also add 4 of those little clear glass blobs as feet to give it a bit more "spice" and we all have those laying around.

  • Zanne Goldwire
    on Jul 29, 2017

    Great idea!!...I have a few cookies sheets I can redo for trays. I thought I would use a vinyl contact paper that I can simply wipe off and not immerse in water. Always wanted to know what to do with these rusty used cookie sheets...thanks to you now they have a purpose. Thanks again for concept.
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