Make a Serving Tray From a Photo Frame
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Wendy D'Agostino on Feb 05, 2019
Many years ago (approx. 40 years) I saw something like this in a magazine using a picture frame. We made it for my parents who have since passed away and still use it in our home. It was a little different. First you picked the type of frame and size, cut a piece of plywood to fit the entire underside of the frame. It also used 4 wood door knobs for feet. First we painted all the pieces a warm bright red, several coats. Then we glued different wine labels that were interesting looking to surface and then covered with a number of coats of polyurethane (you could also decoupage it). We also put a coat over all the pieces for extra protection (40 years later it was definitely worth it only thing i would do differently is put something on the bottom that did not stain). After it was completely dry we used plain old black electrical tape around the edge of the frame so it created a black border around the edge that was visible after the frame was attached. Next we attached the picture frame with glue and tiny tacks to the top and then glued the painted wooden knobs to the bottom 4 corners. You could use decorative knobs as long as the tops are flat (the top will become the bottom when attached). My parents used it as part of their bar as it was both decorative and functional. I have it on my glass coffee table as a decorative/display/usable tray. I will attach a picture, it still looks good even after 40 years plus it holds memories of my parents.
When do you put the glass back into the frame ? how does the glass stay in the frame ?
Maybe it's it would just be a cosmetic 💄💅or like a Nail polish tray??