Tray Chic

Jamala W
by Jamala W
I had four of these trays - the cranberry red was not useful - so I kept them tucked away. Recently I gave them each a new look. Using spray paint, wallpaper samples and shelf liner
Used Rustoleum glossy white
trimmed the edge with Martha Stewart gold metallic paint. This tray is a Chic drink server
This tray is a welcome tray for guest room
This tray is a desk organizer
Family room tray to store remote controls, coasters & candle. Each tray has its own look for each room.
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  • Linda Linda on Apr 01, 2017
    Did you use pre-pasted wallpaper, and just wet it to lay it to the tray, or did you use another glue (modpodge, for example), to get it to adhere to the trays?

  • Gin22151068 Gin22151068 on May 03, 2017
    I think you should give details about how you so perfectly trimmed the edge of first tray shown with gold....that could not have been easy. Taped? Even taping it would have been hard....

  • Dee Dee on Nov 27, 2018

    Please share what kind of sealer you used on the top. I would love to do this project but need to know how to protect the it as well. I'm an amateur so please bear with me, thanks. :)

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  • Sharon Poole Sharon Poole on Nov 27, 2018

    WOW!! That looks good. I found a nice size tray that someone had put in the trash. Been trying to come up with something to do with it. Saw this and got inspired. I already have the spray paint and some per-pasted wallpaper.

  • AKP AKP on Jun 18, 2020

    This is a great idea! I have an old tray that is currently very, very gold... wallpaper will be it's saving grace!

    • Jamala W Jamala W on Jul 08, 2020

      yaayy! glad you were inspired.. good luck with yours