Upcycling a Woven Nautical Tray


This is exactly the kind of tray that might get overlooked 
at the thrift store. It was brown, stained, and pretty ugly.


Upcycling a Woven Nautical Tray. Homeroad.net




But I saw the potential... 

I knew with a quick coat of chalk paint, this old wicker tray could have a new life..


It looked a little coastal to me, a perfect summer tray.

DIY Upcycling a Woven Nautical Tray. Homeroad.net

The extra large size was particularly appealing.

Woven Nautical Tray. Homeroad.net

DIY Woven Nautical Tray. Homeroad.net


I'm really glad I took a second look at this great find!

DIY woven tray upcycle from a thrift store find. Homeroad.net



Update: See where we took this tray from here! 

Woven Nautical Tray


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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.

Comments

  1. You're right! That wicker does scream summer to me.
    Brenda

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  2. Very lovely! Did you use a homemade chalk paint recipe, or did you use brand name paint? Either way, it turned out beautifully summery!
    (Found you through Chic on a Shoestring, btw)

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  3. Cute, cute! I ♥ using trays Ü

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  4. susan--I have a tray very similar! It's amazing what a little paint can do!

    super job girl!
    gail

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