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{DIY} Gold Stripe Tray

February 3, 2014

Finding new patterns is always a treat for me.  I have so many images of random things that inspire me.  I recently decided to use a fabric pattern that I found on Creature Comforts Blog on a bamboo tray that I purchased at Walmart.

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I love how the stripes are uneven and organic.  With that inspiration, I went to my studio and started creating.

DIY Gold Stripe Tray-A Walmart bamboo tray gets turned into something special with some blue painters tape and gold spray paint.

With some leftover packing paper, I blocked off one-third of the tray and taped down a straight line.  On the exposed two-thirds, I used blue tape that I cut both edges of to re-create that organic stripe effect.  Sprayed with gold paint, and then repeated on the unpainted third.  I reused the uneven cut edge tape pieces on this side because cutting the tape was a bit of a pain.  Spray, spray, spray.

The tray now has a totally different feel and fits perfectly into my living room.

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Janeane

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5 Responses to “{DIY} Gold Stripe Tray”


  1. Love this! You are so creative. And I love how you create something wonderful from everyday finds.

    ~Cheryl
    http://snaps-of-ginger.blogspot.com/


  2. I love this tray! It’s so pretty with the natural wood and a touch of gold. And I love the organic stripes you did. Nice job!


  3. […] And lastly, I used the same gold to create a pattern with blue painters tape on Walmarts $16 Better Homes and Gardens Laminated Bamboo Serving Tray that I posted a DIY on here. […]


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