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TV Tray Makeover

Today’s blog post is all about making old things look new again.

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This TV tray has been in my home for several years. It mostly sits in a corner collecting dust. I couldn’t wait to use my chalk paints to give it a makeover.

First, I had to clean the tray because it had a lot of dirt and dust on it.

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Next, I painted the entire tray with one coat of the FolkArt ® Home Decor™ – Maui Sand Chalk Paint. I let it dry for about 1-2 hours.

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Then, I painted the tray with a coat of Waverly® Inspirations Chalk Paint – Plaster.

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After the last coat of paint dried, I used a stencil to draw designs on top of the tray.

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Finally, I distressed the tray with sandpaper and sealed it with Clear Wax.

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I enjoy using chalk paint because I don’t need to prime or prep surfaces. I can apply one or two coats of paint and be finished with my project in a couple of hours.