Nicole™ Crafts Nautical Tray

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Nautical Tray

Ahoy there! Nautical-themed projects like this one are great ones to make for dads, older brothers and uncles. This would also make a great housewarming gift or addition to your own home’s decor!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time.
  • 2
    Paint center of tray Antique White. Paint edges Ocean Blue. Let dry.
  • 3
    Use pouncer and Slate Grey to shade edges of Ocean Blue. (Tip: To shade, dip pouncer into paint, wipe on paper towel until paint is almost dry on pouncer, then wipe pouncer on edges of project.)
  • 4
    Attach larger lighthouse themed vinyl transfers to center of tray as shown or as desired according to package instructions.
  • 5
    Attach the small anchor vinyl transfers to sides of tray with handles according to package instructions.
  • 6
    Use craft knife to carefully cut excess vinyl transfers hanging over edges.
  • 7
    Brush Mod Podge over vinyl on edges of tray and remaining areas of edges.
  • 8
    Place a drop of hot glue in each corner of tray and place clear plastic sheet that came with the tray onto glue.
  • 9
    Glue hemp around edge where plastic meets sides of tray as shown.
  • 10
    Wrap hemp around handles, gluing ends to secure.

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 Lighthouse 2 pc. 104786868
  • Darice Hemp Cord 200 feet 180 lb Brown 104243964
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Plaid Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer
  • Glue and Finish 8 oz. Matte 104107932
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ocean Blue 104521665
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Antique White 104106675 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Slate Grey 104106682
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Medium 104110703
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Paper Towels
  • Scissors