Easy DIY Idea for Wooden Painted Serving Tray

This easy painted project is quick to put together for last minute entertaining or a special handmade gift! Post is sponsored by Deco Art and Joann’s Fabric and Crafts. Any opinions given are completely my own.

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Easy to make Polkadot Serving Tray

Easy DIY Painting Project

I am always on the hunt for new things to paint! When I came across this wooden tray at Joann’s and immediately fell in love with it! It’s small enough that it can be used on a table for a pretty vignette, and it’s easy to store when it’s not needed. Love it in these neutral colors that will be a fun accent to any decor. Here’s how you can make your own polkadot tray!

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Painting supplies

Supplies Needed:

• 14″ Wooden Serving Tray from Joann’s Product #8162174

•Americana Acrylic Paint in Lamp Black, and Titanium White

•Americana Decor Metallics Paint in Champaign Gold

•Paint brushes: I used #15 flat paint brush 3/4″ wide, #4 flat brush 1/4″ wide and a #2 round brush

•Water, paper towels and painting pallet or paper plate

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Directions:

  1. Paint the tray with the Lampblack paint with the flat paint brush. (get it through my affiliate link here)
  2. I did not paint the back of the tray but you could if you choose.
  3. Paint the gold trim with the #4 brush. (buy thorough my affiliate link here.) The brush is just the right width to paint the edge of the top. You may need to give it two coats if needed.
  4. Paint the polkadots with the #2 round brush. (available through my affiliate link here.) Dip your brush in the Titanium white paint, and paint the dots in rows, or in a random pattern. Have fun! Easy DIY Painted Serving Tray|Designers Sweet Spot|www.designerssweetspot.com

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Sometimes the simplest projects are the most interesting! I have always loved polkadots and I will have lots of places to use this tray.

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Easy to make Polkadot Serving Tray

For right now, it has a new home in our entryway. A vintage photo and some pretty flowers make a lovely presentation for guests. Thanks to Deco Art for sponsoring this post!

Don’t forget to Pin this idea for later!

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If you love this idea, check out these other posts:

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