DIY Tray Elegance: Where Beauty Meets Function!

Trays, with their versatility and aesthetic appeal, serve as excellent additions to enhance the functionality and visual charm of any space. These handy items can effortlessly hold an array of items, from beverages and snacks to candles and jewelry.

In this blog post, we’re excited to present a selection of tray ideas that seamlessly combine functionality with beauty. Whether you’re on the hunt for a tray to grace your own living spaces or searching for a thoughtful gift, our curated suggestions have something special in store for you.

Dive into the world of stunning DIY trays where both form and function unite in perfect harmony.

Tiered Metal Tray Organizer

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This tiered tray will be useful in many ways. Add it to your table for layered decorating, or maybe add a three tiered tray to your bathroom to keep your makeup handy.
 
Find the instructions to make a tiered metal tray organizer here.

Why You Should Use Trays in Your Decor

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Add function and style to your home decor by using something simple and versatile! Trays! This post will give you ideas on how and why to add more trays to your home decor. Read the details  on using trays in your decor here.
 

Two Tiered Lazy Susan Tray

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This square tiered tray is made of wood scraps, leftover from another project. Make this to display on your countertop and keep it clutter free, or add to your desk. Find the plans to build your own square tiered lazy susan tray here.

Patterned Agate Trays

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These patterned trays look amazing, no one will believe you made these with a printable! Find the instructions to make your own agate trays here. What color will you make first?

Long Table Runner Tray

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Build this long tray as an accent for your table. Fill it with flowers, decorations, or whatever you like for a functional addition to your tablescape. Find the plans to build your own long table runner tray here.

Pallet Wood Tray

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This project is so easy that even a beginner can complete it. Grab some free pallet wood and get started making something gorgeous for your home. Find the plans to make a pallet wood tray here.

Long Hexagon Tray

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This long hexagon tray is going to look perfect on a table in your living room. Place flowers, books or whatever you would like to display on it and prepare to be complimented on your efforts. Find the plans to build a long hexagon tray here.

Lego Tray

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This easy tray is perfect for a lego loving kid! They can build anywhere with this. Find the plans to make your own lego tray here.

Personalized Wood Serving Tray

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Make this wooden tray as a gift, or to add a personal touch to all of your gatherings. This is easy to create and will look great with snacks on top of it. Find the plans to make a wooden serving tray here.

Baseball Serving Tray

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This tray is perfect for serving refreshments during the big game. Pile peanuts, sodas and all of the classic baseball game munchies on this and get a cheer from the crowd. Find the plans to make a baseball serving tray here.

Wooden Tray Centerpiece Box

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Make this rustic wooden box to display on your table, or pop some cold drinks in it and serve them to your guests. Find the plan to make your own rustic wooden box here.

Buffalo Check Tray

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This easy painted tray will look perfect in your farmhouse. Make this with a wooden cutting board and some paint for a fast decor option you can make at home. Find the buffalo check tray instructions here.

Long Wooden and Glass Planter

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This long wooden tray with glass makes the prettiest place to display your indoor plants. Find the plan to make a long wooden and glass planter here.

Using a Tray in Your Entryway

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Adding a tray to your entryway is a brilliant and simple idea to keep sunglasses, keys, and phones in a handy space. Find the details to add the perfect tray to your entryway here.

Serving Trays and More

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Adding trays to your spread of food makes for a fuss free way to keep things organized and easy to clean up afterwards. Find the details to put trays to work at your next brunch here.

How to Style a Coffee Table

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I want to show you How To Style the Perfect Coffee Table (with just 6 elements!). Think of styling a coffee table as a formula. You can repeat this formula over and over again with different objects and different styles, with success.

Crafting Magic: 11 Inspirational Room Ideas for Your Little Girl

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Whether you’re starting from scratch or looking to refresh an existing space, there are plenty of charming and imaginative ways to transform her room into a haven of wonder and delight. From whimsical wall decor to cozy reading nooks, here are 11 adorable ideas to inspire you when decorating your little girl’s bedroom

Crafty Magic: 16 Paper Crafts That Keep Kids Enchanted for Hours!

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Looking for a fun and creative way to keep your kids entertained? Look no further than paper crafts! Paper is a versatile and inexpensive craft material that can be used to make all sorts of fun and creative projects. From animals to flowers to robots, there’s a paper craft for every kid’s imagination.

Home Trends Going Out of Style

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Jump on board the time machine, and let’s check out some old home design trends that are so yesterday. We’re talking about things that used to be cool but now make us go, “Huh?” Here are 15 outdated home trends that need a major makeover!

What is a Terrible Home Design Trend?

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Sometimes we dream of building a new home, and what great ideas we have for it.  But we don’t want to make big mistakes, what are the horrible new home trends that we want to avoid?

10 Home Renovations that can Decrease its Value

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With increasing interest rates and mortgage prices, getting the most value for your home is imperative. Homeowners and real estate agents speak about the renovations that could decrease the value of your home and why. Here are the renovations to look out for.

Declutter Fast: 7 Items Experts Say Must Go!

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Every home needs to be organized and arranged to exhibit its beauty. If your space is untidy, here is how to declutter fast get rid of these seven items decluttering experts would take out now!

DIY Artificial Plants for Outdoors on a Budget

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Don’t have time to water your potted plants, but love the look? Try this great hack with beautiful DIY artificial plants for outdoors with twinkling solar lights at night, for a deal per planter!

27+ Garden Edging Ideas

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Garden edging is a great way to make your yard look beautiful and keep flower beds contained. Try one of these garden edging ideas to update your curb appeal.

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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.

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