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Dollar Store Tray Makeover

A couple of weeks ago I picked up two clear plastic trays from the Dollar Store.
I had two ideas to make them a unique home decor item and both involved fabric scraps. The first one I decided to cover in burlap that I had left over from Christmas.
With a little Mod Podge and a few clothespins, I had a burlap covered tray. I thought it need a little something, so added a simple flower stencil.
Then I stenciled with black paint and it was done.
Now I placed it on my nightstand to keep everything I need close by and organized.
The second tray I covered in a nice green Fleur de Lis pattern.
And placed it on my dresser to keep my Jewelry,rings and nailpolish all in one place. They are super easy to create with just a little piece of fabric, Mod Podge and a few days to let them dry and the results are a custom tray to match your decor! Enjoy!

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  1. What a cute idea. I love burlap. I'm your newest follower. I would love it if you linked your project up to my link party.
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  2. Oh! These are great - I love both of these ideas. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Great idea...they are really lovely, especially the burlap one.

  4. That's a great redo... Thank you for the tip!
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  5. Great idea- I just bought a set of the glasses you had on your night table tray at the TS. Love the project!

  6. This is really cute! Love that stencil design

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  7. Great job! Please stop by and link your dollar store tray makeover!

  8. great idea! it doesn't even look like you got it at the dollar store!

  9. Love this! Very creative! I’m a new follower Happy Friday!! I would love for you to stop and take a look at my blog as well! Thanks!

  10. Wow~ how darling!! Very creative of you! Thank you for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday! :)

  11. Such a nifty & creative idea! I would like to invite you to share your idea by linking to my blog bash K.I.S.S. :)

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  12. Thank you for sharing your great project by linking up to my blog bash K.I.S.S. @ The Tattered Tag. Please remember tomorrow is another fun blog bash, so drop by and link up more of your creativity! :)

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