Decorate a Memory Tray

This crafty blog post is for anyone who is looking for a fun and creative way to display small mementos.

I bought this memory tray on sale at a craft store. I was so excited because I knew exactly how I wanted to decorate it, and I already had a drawer at home full of paints, ribbons and embellishments that I wanted to use. In my opinion, decorating a memory tray is the perfect craft project for any skill level. It’s so easy personalize, and there is no right or wrong way to add designs.

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I used several different craft supplies and embellishments on this memory tray. Read below for a list:

White Chalk PaintPaint Brush-Martha Stewart Decoupage AdhesiveFabric TapeScrapbook Paper-Scissors-Hot Glue Gun-Miniature Picket Fence-Make Market™ Letters-Bead Landing™ Found Objects™ Charms-Decorative Buttons-Pearl Beads-Floral Embellishments-Stickers

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  • First, I painted the tray with white chalk paint.

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  • Next, I applied decoupage adhesive to the square sections. Then, I cut some scrapbook paper to fit into the sections of the tray.

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  • Now, for the final and fun part of the project. This is where I added all the different stickers, charms, and other embellishments.

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Here is the finished tray:

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I absolutely love it! I’m almost tempted to run to the craft store and buy another tray. I hope you all enjoyed viewing this craft project as much as I enjoyed making it. Feel free to share and leave comments below.


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