DIY – Wood and Glass Tray

Far better to serve you with, this transformed tray is easy and cheap to create! The process includes stripping and staining the wood, cutting a piece of metallic cork wallpaper and having glass cut for the interior of the tray.

Before the transformation this tray was in a local thrift store for $7. It’s design said “country kitchen.”


First, we stripped the paint and then stained it with Cabot Custom Tint in Moonshadow. After it was stained, I cut a piece of metallic cork wallpaper left over from our guest room and had a piece of glass cut to fit the tray. Now, it not only holds art books and vintage art pieces, but can serve drinks and snacks in a pinch.

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