Decorating Quick Tip | Old Drawer Turned Tray

Quick Tip #53: Old Drawer Turned Tray

Today we continue our “awesome stuff to do with old drawers” Decor Quick Tip miniseries. As I mentioned previously, we have found many of these clever and unusual dresser drawer DIY ideas. These tips are so quirky and playful, we are really enjoying the series thus far! Be sure to check out the previous drawer tips, “Old Drawer Turned Table” and “Under Bed Drawer Storage“… just in case you missed it.

#53  Looking for a quick and easy DIY weekend project? Repurpose an old and unwanted dresser drawer into an upcycled storage tray. Both functional and decorative, it is perfect for creating a decorative coffee table vignette or to serve as a quirky drinks tray. Choose your drawer wisely. For this particular DIY undertaking a shallow, box-like drawer (i.e. a drawer without an overlapping drawer front) will work best. Give your drawer a bright lick of paint or leave it natural or distressed if you prefer a rustic or Shabby Chic style. Add an interesting knob or handle that will complement your chosen style. 

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Quick Tip #40: Decorative Trays

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Here is another unexpected yet beautiful and clever organisational tool…

#40 Counter tops, tables and desks often fall victim to an accumulation of necessary items – things we often use and want to keep close at hand. It can look a right mess. Trays (i.e. those things that you serve refreshments on) are excellent organisational tools to keep the chaos contained. In a handful of minutes you can turn your desktop clutter into an aesthetically pleasing décor vignette. All you need is a tray…

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