How to Make a Red Pallet Christmas Tray

I'm having so much fun making rustic Christmas trays!
Red rustic Christmas tray made from pallet wood and stenciled www.homeroad.net

I made a white Christmas tray using Old Sign Stencils by Funky Junk Interiors. 
I loved it so much I'm keeping it but that didn't stop me from making a few more. An Instagram friend requested a red tray so here it is.
I used red chalky paint for the tray and green for the trees with gold stars. 
                                
Red rustic Christmas tray made from pallet wood and stenciled www.homeroad.net
When the paint dried I used an electric sander to distress the edges then dark wax over clear wax over the top.
Red rustic Christmas tray made from pallet wood and stenciled www.homeroad.net
The handles I used for this tray can be purchased below from my affiliate link.
Red rustic Christmas tray made from pallet wood and stenciled www.homeroad.net
For complete directions on how to build the tray from pallets please visit Funky Junk Interiors.
Red rustic Christmas tray made from pallet wood and stenciled www.homeroad.net
Thanks to my Instagram friend for the awesome color suggestion!

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .