How to Upcycle An Old Tray Into A Jewelry DisplayPosted on May 16, 2017 7:15:00 PM by Danielle Hunter
Show off your favorite jewelry pieces by creating an upcycled display using Glue Dots, watercolors and an old office desk tray!
Made by: Danielle Hunter
Time: Approximately 1 hour (not including drying time)
Here's what you need:
- Glue Dots® Permanent Glue Squares®
- Glue Dots® All Purpose Dots™ or Glue Dots® Advanced Strength Dispenser
- DCWV Paint & Create watercolor paper (Guilded Geo)
- Dutch Boy Satin Acrylic Enamel paint (Glazed Teal)
- Office desk tray
- Resin floral embellishments
- Sanding block
- Wall hooks
Here's what you do:
Lightly sand desk tray, wipe clean, apply 2-3 coats of paint and allow tray to dry in between coats.
Apply watercolor paint to the DCWV paper and let dry.
Use scissors to cut out the painted design and attach to desk tray using Permanent Glue Squares.
Secure the floral embellishments to desk tray using All Purpose Dots or Advanced Strength Glue Dots.
Attach wall hooks to back of desk tray and hang on wall to display jewelry.
P.S. Don't forget to save it for later!
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Danielle Hunter is a multitasking mom of two creative girls. She works in human resources for a non-profit organization and is a yoga teacher in training. She lives in Northeast Ohio and has been dedicated to crafting since childhood. Danielle completed her first scrapbook at the age of four, was a scrapbooker-for-hire for several years, and has shared her knowledge in a classroom setting. She enjoys turning trash to treasure, making crafts for kids, and creating artistic projects with bold colors and fun designs. Danielle joined the very first design team for Glue Dots in 2010. Her projects have been featured in Craft Ideas and CardMaker magazines, as well as websites such as Reader’s Digest, HGTV, and Crafting a Green World.