I'm all for the easy projects. In fact, the simpler, the better! So I was a little more than ecstatic when I came across this cool IKEA hack!
This project combines two of my renovation favorites: wood and tile! This is such a unique idea for that typical breakfast tray. I can see so many uses for this little guy! What about you?
It's my belief that everyone should have a piece of marble something in their home. Countertops, furniture, something! This is the perfect way to introduce a friend to the world of marble and it doubles as a DIY gift that takes seconds to make!
Got paper scraps? Put 'em to work sprucing up a plain wooden tray!
Hello, slightly-abstracted chevron pattern! You're my new favorite thing. Also, that metallic gold flair you've got going on really suits you. I have a feeling we're going to be BEST. FRIENDS.
Breanna's attempt to make a candy tray was less then stellar, but, being a clever crafter, she took the resulting lemon and made lemonade. She spent about $3 at the Dollar Store on candy and set to work following the instructions
I'm sure there are some of you out there with a great bottle cap stash, or could easily accumulate caps after a party of some kind. So, what can you do with so many caps? How about your own custom serving tray?
I remember the first time I saw John Derian's gorgeous decoupage work. I also remember the sticker shock a look at the price caused. Yikes! Lucky for me, it's not all that difficult to create your own glasswork with that Derian-inspired look.
Cathe swung by the dump on her way home one day and found this 'nasty, greasy, crusty' red wagon. It only had 2 wheels, but that did not deter Cathe from rescuing it. She brought it home took it apart, scrubbed
Michelle picked up this "hideous" glittery pink tray at Hobby Lobby for under three bucks. She gave it funky, retro once-over using, of all things, bottle caps.
A super simple and super fast project, this punched-cork serving tray gets punched up with cork, which absorbs condensation a prevents glassware from slipping. The supplies list couldn't be shorter either!
With a handy drill bit/door lock bit, you can make your own cute-as-a-button button tray for about $1.99 (not including the drill bit). I was inspired by
When you think of fall, the first thing that probably comes to mind is leaves succumbing to the season. Luscious reds, golds, browns and even aubergines. A great way to bring these gems indoors is to make a pressed leaf tray, which, sans handles, could also be reinterpreted into wall art. The materials you’ll need to make one include:
- Serving tray or picture frame in desired size
- One set of handles, if using a picture frame to make a tray
Ashley from Design Sponge has a quick tut on how to turn a run-of-the-mill picture frame into a custom serving tray.
Materials she used:
an 11 x 15 picture frame--complete with glass
2 - 4" drawer handles
something pretty to put inside the frame