Friday, March 25, 2011

Trays

                                          

This ugly and dirty round tray was a find at Goodwill.
It cost me a cool $2.99-
the frame was .99-
After a cleaning and a quick spray of primer,
I painted this with my bff - Behr heavy cream!
Aren't the lines of the edges pretty and feminine?

 
I had a roll of blue and white toile paper that I got year's ago.
It's a little thicker than wrapping paper.
 I cut it to fit the inside of the frames-
I mod podged the trays with a couple coats and they dried overnight!
Pretty feminine trays for my dining room-
May I serve you please??
haha, gotta fly-Claire


I'm linking up at COLOR MY WORLD over at
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56 comments:

  1. Very nice! Now following under Yahoo as well! Thanks for following our blog!

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  2. I love this! Toile is a favorite of mine and your trays are so pretty!!

    Love,
    Susan and Bentley
    xxoo

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  3. Hi, I have the polka dot tray over at Debbies doo's. I love this, those trays had such great lines. Good job!

    Carol

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  4. This is fantastic Claire! I really loved how it turned out..that was clever.
    Thanks for joining my color partay...have fun!

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  5. I never think of painting a tray, but now I'll pick up the ugly ones at Goodwill and make them pretty again!

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  6. Beautiful! I love the toile on the tray too!

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  7. what a transformation.. great job! :)

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  8. These trays turned out so beautifully. I'm going to be looking out for old trays from now on! I came over from Debbie's spray paint party.
    http://cottageatthecrossroads.com

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  9. Totally love the combination of finds. Glad you came by my blog.. and also to follow yours. Lovin your thrifty to nifty style.
    Laura@ Ric Rac Rabbit

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  10. you did a great job!

    I am following you (suelee1998) from the blog hop, you have a great site. Would you like to follow me back? http://susansdisneyfamily.blogspot.com/
    thank you :)

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  11. Yes you may...cucumber sandwich, scone with lemon curd and maybe a fat albert? Beautiful trays.

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  12. I love this idea. I've been looking for some type of tray like this at my local thrift store, but no luck so far. Toile is my favorite too. I am bookmarking this!

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  13. These are so cute. What a great idea!

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  14. Your trays turned out beautiful! love the wonderful designs of both pieces. Thank you for joining my first TTF party! have a terrific weekend!

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  15. ITs absolutely adorable! Thanks for sharing at FNF! :)

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  16. I love these. You happened to hit on several of my personal favorites: Mod Podge, toile, thrifting, and serving trays.

    My cup runneth over with inspiration!

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  17. Oh Wow - you're made over plates are gorgeous! Love the blue/white toile!

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  18. This is so cooool. I have never heard or seen anyone do this. What a great idea. I am so glad I found you on the blog hop.

    Meryl
    http://departingthetext.blogspot.com

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  19. Beautiful is the word that came to mind when I saw the finished project!
    I'm a new follower here from the Smile with Me blog hop. Hope you will find my blog just as enjoyable:
    Slipstitches and More

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  20. I love what you did with these trays. The off white and then the blue and white paper is striking! hugs, Linda

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  21. I couldn't find the post about the Blog Hop, so I am leaving my note here....

    BLOG HOPping around - I am now a follower of your blog, wont you also follow me?? ~KM
    Krafty Max Originals

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  22. So pretty. Love your "new" trays. Great idea. Thanks for sharing them for Favorite Things. laurie

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  23. what a good idea..totally love it

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  24. I love the toile inside those...Gorgeous!! I am happy to be your newest follower. Please stop by my blog for book club if you're interested--connie, measuredbytheheart.blogspot.com

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  25. these are so pretty. I love love love the toile and the cream.

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  26. These turned out so beautiful!

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  27. Those are just gorgeous! So unique :) I love toile!!!

    Lina- fancy frugal life

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  28. Hi Claire! Oh, my, I love what you've done to these trays!
    Thanks for coming to my party.
    be a sweetie,
    shelia ;)

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  29. Yep! Just send those on my way now! I love them and you did a fabulous job! :-) Thanks so much for linking this up to Inspiration Friday last weekend!
    Vanessa

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  30. YOU are sooo clever! Cute! Cute! Cute! :)

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  31. Beautiful!!! New follower from Welcome Wednesday. Blessings...

    Saved By Love Creations

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  32. What a beautiful craft! I always want to make things like this - seeing yours is an inspiration! I'm following you from Welcome Wednesdays!

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  33. These turned out beautiful. I love blue and white toile too. ~~Sherry~~

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  34. Love the way these turned out!

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  35. Wow, this is beautiful! What a great idea, and great choice of the blue toile.

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  36. pretty! remind me of those danish plates. I'm a sucker for white & blu!

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  37. The plates turned out looking great. I found you via the blog hop and am following. :)

    Follow back at http://jothome.blogspot.com

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  38. Claire, your trays are wonderful. What a clever idea! You know how to look past the ugly dirty. Thanks for sharing this project. ~ Sarah

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  39. Fabulous! I love Behr paint.

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  40. LOVE IT! Great re-purpose! 8>)

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  41. What a difference your creativity makes--love it! Thanks for linking to Share the Love Wednesday!
    Mary

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  42. Hi Claire, These turned out wonderful and I love the toile. I am such a sucker for anything blue and white. Thanks for sharing this beautiful transformation at my Open House party.
    Hugs,
    Sherry

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  43. Those are beautiful! I would love to try something like that, and you've really got me thinking about it! I'm following from the Welcome Wednesday. Come visit me back!

    Michelle @ Things Sent My Way

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  44. They really out did them selfs when they came up with toile....Its outstanding in all its colors.Great idea. Trish

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  45. This is a great idea! They turned out so pretty.
    Don't you love a Good GW find!?

    Your newest follower,
    Alison

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  46. Those are so nice! Love the print.

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  47. These are darling! What a great idea! :)

    ~Liz

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  48. Beautiful! Love the shape of that tray and how you gave it a beautiful makeover! Visiting from Wow Us Wed!
    Roselle

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  49. Oh, these are fabulous!! I love how they turned out. I really love the toile. The colors are my favorite! Thanks for linking it up! Would you please put a link to the HSH party in this post? Thanks.
    Sherry

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  50. wow love this redo! I love the lines of the dishes too. Smart way to make them beautiful with the toile! Great job!
    Lyssa
    Thanks for linking up to thrifty thursdays!

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  51. Love this makeover...looks amazing!

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