DIY Friday – faux lucite tray

I’ve been contemplating jumping on the bandwagon that is regular weekly posts. My brain juices concluded – what better way to kick off the weekend than a bit of DIY love. Thus began ‘DIY Friday’. And this weeks DIY couldn’t be simpler.

This whole lucite craze got me cray, and I decided I needed a quick fix. For Easter I purchased a tray of Ferrero Rocher and I knew the tray would be perfect for a little project. And I mean painfully little. Here is what I came up with … 

What you’ll need – an empty Ferrero Rocher tray, a piece of paper, fabric or cloth to your liking to fit said tray, a pencil, scissors {or paper cutter as pictured – not necessary}, and double-sided tape {optional}. 

Step 1 – eat chocolates. Step 2 – use the Ferrero Rocher cardboard insert to trace onto your paper / fabric / cloth. With your paper cutter or scissors, cut out your new tray liner.

Step 3 – snugly add your paper / fabric / cloth. You can choose to add a bit of double-sided tape to the corners at this point. It is not necessary and be aware it’ll be tricky to remove so you’ll need a bit of hormone-induced rage to remove it. Step 4 – accessorize your tray how you see fit. Or if you have anyone monitoring you, accessorize however they see fit {Holly will know what I’m talking about}.

And there you have it. A cheap and cheerful DIY to {hopefully} get your creative juices going for the weekend ahead. If hitting a nightclub is more your scene this evening, I’m afraid a faux lucite tray DIY will be of no use to you.
Happy Friday folks! Peace out. xx A

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  1. April 19, 2013 / 16:06

    HAHA! Brilliant – I'm not the only one who is supervised by a short furry animal 😀

  2. Barb_in_GA
    April 19, 2013 / 18:54

    I can hear your cat's thoughts, and they aren't pretty. LOL!

  3. April 19, 2013 / 22:28

    Excellent re-use project. I am particularly fond of step 1… Just sayin'. Speaking of which, I am sure I have some chocolate in this house, somewhere. I have a bad feeling that I might end up eating the baker's chocolate.

    • April 21, 2013 / 10:15

      There is no shame in that Pat. I've done that once or twice in my time. Or ten.

  4. April 21, 2013 / 10:06

    Haha – hormone-induced rage! I usually have no trouble summoning up some of that!!

    • April 22, 2013 / 20:24

      It's amazing how I can go from zero to psycho in a matter of seconds if the most simple of tasks is not working in my favour.

  5. April 24, 2013 / 17:56

    Ok amazing DIY but the photo with the cat. I'm dying laughing!