Nicole™ Crafts Imagine Tray Vinyl

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Imagine Tray Vinyl

Show everyone how creative you can be – and perhaps inspire them to do the same – when you make this tray. Prop this tray on a table, a desk, a dresser, anywhere you think best.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint and Mod Podge to dry between applications. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Cut words from vinyl transfer sheet apart. Apply words to cardstock following package instructions, leaving room around words to cut out. Cut out words, leaving a 1/8 inch border.
  • 3
    Place words on tray as desired or as shown. Pencil blocks around words. Use ruler to even out lines. Remove words.
  • 4
    Paint each block a different color, either as shown or as desired with the 10 brush, remembering to rinse your brush between colors. Using the same brush, paint stripes of Snow (Titanium) White, Yellow Green, Purple Cow and Baby Blue on outside of tray and only on the sides with a handle. Repeat the stripes so that you have two of each color on each side.
  • 5
    Shade each block with the 1/4 inch brush and stripe with Lamp (Ebony) Black. Speckle Lamp (Ebony) Black paint over inside of tray. Paint remainder of tray Lamp (Ebony) Black.
  • 6
    Download and print project template. Use template to trace key, dandelion, cloud and heart onto tray. Paint as shown.
  • 7
    Glue words to the tray using Mod Podge.
  • 8
    Brush varnish over entire tray with the 10 brush.
  • 9
    When dry, insert the clear plastic sheet that came with the tray, into the tray.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Tray 12 inch x 12 inch 104577656
  • Nicole™ Crafts Trendy Expressions Vinyl Transfer Pattern Sheet 6 inch x 14 inch Inspire 104786858
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Snowcap 104061494 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear 2 oz. Varnish Satin 104387409
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Green 104385003
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Purple Cow 104521667
  • DecoArt Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Blue 104106668
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Angle Shader Size 1/4 inch 104118889
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
Download Project Template