DIY Decorative Autumn Tray

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1 Hour

DIY Decorative Autumn Tray

Hello! Today I have a simple Fall craft for you all. I took a buildable wall art kit, and turned it into an Autumn tray.

Materials needed

-Wood wall art kit. This kit was perfect, the frame is actually deep enough to act as a tray. I purchased this for $3 at Target

-1 Wreath kit This is optional, but I wanted the felt leaves out of this kit for my project. Also purchased at Target for $3. I'll use what is left from this kit to create another project soon.

-2 Clay foxesI thought these would be perfect as a display on my tray.Purchased at Target $1 each

-1 Clay pumpkinPurchased at Target for $1

-1 Hello Fall signThis was included in my wall art kit

Other materialsPaint hot glueoptional pumpkins

Total spent $10

Keep in mind that you can find similar materials at any craft store. But if you want this same look my materials are all from Target.

Creating your tray

Start off with painting your tray. I chose to blend a red, with a little gold paint. It will take about 2-3 coats of paint. Allow your tray to completely dry.While your tray is drying, start painting your foxes, and pumpkin. I mixed some brown with orange for my foxes. In the inner ears, and tail I used an orange paint, and for the nose I applied a darker pink.

For my pumpkin I used an orange mixed with some gold. Allow your clay decorations to fully dry.

Take your Hello Fall sign, and apply paint. I used a yellow paint color.

Next, take your felt leaves, and glue them to your tray. I chose to layer my leaves. After, I took my pumpkins and glued them on top.

Now you're ready to place your decorations inside of your tray. You're all done! All that is left is to display your Autumn tray.

What is your favorite season? Do you enjoy Fall crafts? Let me know in the comments below.


Suggested materials:

  • Wood wall art kit   (Target)
  • 1 Wreath kit with felt leaves   (Target)
  • 2 Clay foxes   (Target)
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