Farmhouse Kitchen Tray DIY

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Kitchen trays are very trendy right now, but they can be a bummer for the budget. I'm showing you how to turn a couple of Goodwill finds into a trendy farmhouse piece that your family and friends will rave about!

These two pieces don't go together at all, but they will after a little TLC. It was a snowman metal tray and a chunky wooden candle holder.

The first thing I did was paint both pieces with inexpensive white acrylic paint. I used a roller to give the surface of the tray a textured look and feel. Plus, using the roller didn't leave any unsightly streaks. I had to paint a few layers to cover the image that was on the metal, but it ended up covering nicely.

After the tray was painted, I added burlap around the edges because there were 3D snowflakes that I needed to hide. This was the perfect solution, because it was going to be a farmhouse piece, and we all know that burlap screams farmhouse! ;)

After both pieces were painted and prepped, I glued them together using E6000 glue. I let it sit overnight before placing it into my decor! It was hard to wait, because it turned out amazing!

Look!! How cute is this?! Maybe you have similar pieces that you could transform into a farmhouse tray! I hope this inspires you to think outside of the box! Please let us know what you think!

Suggested materials:
  • Paint   (Walmart)
  • E6000 glue   (Walmart)
  • Burlap ribbon   (Dollar Tree)
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  • Loren Loren on Feb 19, 2020

    How do you keep it from not falling over?? it seems it would if you move something or is it glued to a base?? Its beautiful but I'm thinking i would prefer to use foldable edge maybe just a thought ...I guess as long as no one moves it but w dogs and cat around heremight not last. lol I love the farmhouse look and I will be on the hu unt for a tray to paint. all the ones I have are too pretty and have tropical or butterflies and to beautiful to paint. To the thrift store ot is though!! thanks for shareing!!😍😍❤❤

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