Upcycled Rustic Teal Pumpkin Tray

I was cleaning out and throwing away when I ran across a footed tray I found at the thrift store a while back.
Upcycled Rustic Teal Pumpkin Tray

It wore out it's welcome at my house, things come and go very often. Often my things are shared with my daughters that have houses end up back here again. I decided before I sent it back to the thrift store I'd try to up-cycle it for the fall. 

I began by painting the tray Raw Silk by Fusion Mineral Paint. You can find a Fusion Mineral Paint dealer near you by visiting this bold link. I gave it only one coat because I was going for a very rusty look in the end. As usual all the blue bold writing in my posts are links to products or blog posts that coordinate with this project. 
DIY Upcycled Rustic Teal Pumpkin Tray

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Using a pumpkin stencil from a Holiday Stencil pack, I cut the cardboard into a circle so it would fit on the tray and be easier to use. I stenciled the pumpkin with Robin's Egg Blue Annie Sloan Chalk paint. 
DIY Upcycled Rustic Stenciled Teal Pumpkin Tray

I put the handles back on the tray and put it in front of a fan to dry. 
DIY Rustic Stenciled Teal Pumpkin Tray

I antiqued the tray with a gel stain then sealed it with Fusion Mineral Paint Tough Coat Poly. You can read all about my favorite crafting supplies by visiting my Amazon Shop. 
Rustic Stenciled Teal Pumpkin Tray

I'm glad I gave this little tray a second look before I sent it back to the thrift store. I love the way it came out! 
Rustic Stenciled Teal Pumpkin Tray for the Fall

This is the perfect little tray to use for entertaining or just sitting out on the coffee table. 
 Stenciled Teal Pumpkin Tray for the Fall

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Homeroad

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. HI Susan, I love this! sharing on the weekend edit. This makes me want to get my craft on!
    laura

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  2. Very pretty, where did you find that stencil?

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    1. Hi Mary! If you look up in the post you will see a link for Holiday stencils. All the links are in black, it will take you to the amazon listing for the stencils :)

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