DIY: Picture frame tray

Picture frame: {A framework which a picture is mounted}

Tray: {An open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food}

* The holidays are almost here! Yeah!

Chances are you are expecting some visitors for the holidays. You might have your parents over and you would like to surprise them with breakfast in bed. Use an old picture frame and turn it into a beautiful tray to serve them and make them feel extra special.

What you need:

  • Big square picture frame (with glass still intact)
  • Beautiful fabric in the same size (I used a printed plastic place-mat)
  • Handles
  • Cordless drill and screws
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Gather materials

 

Sand down the picture frame to reveal some of the old paintwork. Use the handles and measure where you need to drill the holes to secure the handles to the frame. When done, slide the glass into place. Then after neatly lay the fabric on the glass and cover with the backboard.

After1

Beautiful and functional

 

Easy and practical

Easy and practical

Easy and your family will love you for it!

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2 thoughts on “DIY: Picture frame tray

  1. Shani-Lee Balie says:

    LOVE IT!

  2. Amelia Vesper says:

    What a cool idea! This turned out fabulous. I’m not very handy with tools, but I really want to give this a try!

    http://www.southbynorthwestblog.wordpress.com

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