Monday, 23 October 2017

Upcycling cherry trays

A trip to Tescos proved more fruitful than expected when I eyed up some delicious 1kg cherries that were in a very nice plain wooden tray. Not only were they on offer, but I thought I could make use of the box they were sitting in once we'd eaten all those cherries!

When I realised these trays were stackable, I decided another trip to Tescos was needed and was delighted to see that the cherries were still on offer. These trays are slightly smaller than A4.

I used 2 coats of  duck egg chalk paint and then decided to use one of my Dreamees flower stamps to decorate the trays. I finished it off with some Dovecraft clear glitter glue for the centres of the flowers, which took the colour of the paint below to give a lovely aqua sparkle.
I was really pleased with the finish.

Dreamees - A Charming Cascade Flower Stamps
All it takes is a little of imagination to create something different or breathe new life
into something old.

Happy Crafting


crafty-stamper said...

A brilliant idea and fabulous transformation love the colour and stamps
Carol x

Michelle M said...

Thank you Carol, I'm always looking for something to upcycle x

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