Friday, May 07, 2010

Frugal Tray



I found these cute plastic trays for a quarter each after Easter. On the left is 'before' and on the right is 'after.' To make the green tray, I cut a big picture from a calendar (also bought on clearance!) to cover the picture in the middle of the tray. The avocado flowers around it are from an advertisement.

I used Modge-Podge for this. It dries nice and clear. I think I might be using a lot of this stuff. It's really fun to play with. Now I have a nice tray for the spring and summer.

Haven't decided what to do with the blue one yet, but I'm thinking patriotic. We'll see. It's a fast and easy project. The hardest part was finding pictures in a magazine that weren't mushed up with other images or half-off the page.

The jar says Modge-Podge is non-toxic, but I don't think I'd put food directly on this anyway. If anyone knows if that is safe to do, lmk.

Linking to:
Frugalicious Friday
http://decormamma.blogspot.com/2010/05/frugalicious-friday-giveawaycap.html

Frugal Friday
http://lifeasmom.com/2010/05/frugal-friday-sick-of-debt-better-late-than-never-a-guest-post.html

4 comments:

Mod Podge Amy said...

Love those! MP is waterbase so if it comes in contact with food, it won't hurt you, but it's not recommended just because. :D I always put clear glass plates on top of things that are going to come in contact with food.

Terri said...

Happy Mother's Day, Clare!

Linda said...

Very cute! I haven't used modge podge in a while, but it is fun.

Lee said...

These are very cute.