Why buy a brand new serving tray when you can create an upcycled serving tray? It’s fun to repurpose and you can help the environment by reusing!
What is an upcycled serving tray?
Want to have a beautiful serving tray without buying an expensive one? Repurpose an old one through upcycling and get a beautiful tray that everyone will ask about!
Buying a wood tray is easier than you think. It is very often that the dollar stores have them. Up here in Canada we have Dollarama and they tend to have wood trays all the time. However, if your local dollar store does not carry a wood tray, try the thrift shop second. You’ll always be surprised by what you find there!
Once you secure your wood tray, there is not much left to do but decoupage! Decoupage is a great part of upcycling because you can take something simple as decorative napkins or pretty paper and turn it into something brand new. Join us as we work on an upcycled serving tray!
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- Wood tray (or grab yours from a thrift store or garage sale)
- Decorative napkins or Roycycled decoupage paper
- White chalky paint
- Paint in grey and sandy
- Decoupage glue
How to Upcycle a Serving Tray with Decoupage
I shared the tutorial for this upcycled tray on a Facebook Live which you can catch here. All of the step by step instructions can be found in the video. If you have any questions at all, please send us a message!
More Decoupage Crafts
Over the years, we’ve crafted several other pieces using decoupage. Just look at all the creative ways the same crafting technique can be applied. You’ll soon realize, it’s a bit of an addiction;)
- Upcycled Centerpiece Tray
- How to Decoupage on Wood
- Lovely Decoupage Seashells
- How to Decoupage on Clay Pots
- Decoupage Napkins onto Glass Jars
We hope you had a lot of fun creating an upcycled serving tray. Once you get the hang of it, you can do this type of upcycling with lots of other items outside of serving trays. How did yours turn out? Make sure to show it off to us! Tag us on Facebook or Instagram– we can’t wait to see it!
Join our crafting community to find more nature-inspired DIYs and upcycled craft ideas. It feels good to repurpose, upcycle and create with nature!
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