By: Candie Cooper (To see more crafts from Candie check out her blog, Candie Cooper’s Journal)
I’ve been thinking about this tray for a long time. I picked it up at the craft store for $5. I wanted to make it personal so it could be displayed or functional. It’s a wonderful gift or family treasure. Plus you can adapt this for birthday wishes, Christmas memories and more.
You will need: A tray (or other surface), Folk Art paint in desired colors, scrapbook paper, Mod Podge, scissors, permanent marker, blank paper, and paint brushes. I made this tray over two days so give yourself a few hours to create it.
I opted for some metallic Folk Art paints because they are my favorite (but any Folk Art paint will work)! You’ll also need a jar or cup and some wood beads. Here’s why: