I decided to update my living room over the past few weeks with some new pillows but decided it need a few other decor items as well. I thought a bar tray would be nice to organize all the utensils and bottles. I started with a plain old cookie tray.
Then I selected a nice geometric pattern that actually matched one of my new pillows and some Mod Podge for fabric.
Before I cut the fabric, I made sure that it covered the sides and part of the back. Next I centered the fabric and painted on the Mod Podge and adhered it to the top of the tray.
I let it dry for 2 hours and then worked on the sides. This was slightly difficult since there were a few folds on the corners.
I used close pins on all sides of the tray so that the fabric would stick,especially on the corners.
I let it dry over a week to make sure it was completely cured and then started on the back.
I chose not to cover the back with fabric since I wanted to use a scrap piece of leather. I had a piece that was just the correct size and color and would help the tray from slipping was it was complete.
Then it was done and ready to use as a bar tray.
I love the look of it so much that I thought it would be a great for other uses as well.
A place for mail,phone and change when you come in the door. I just love how it turned out that I want to make another one! Enjoy!