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DIY Melon Tray
STEP-BY-STEP PLAN

DIY Melon Tray

One of the best ways to spend a sunny afternoon? With a picnic of course! A picnic needs two important things: yummy snacks and drinks, and a cute look. In this easy and fun DIY, we’re showing you how to turn a plain tree disk into this fun and functional melon tray!

What you need

Step 1

Fill the holes or imperfections using a wood filler. Ones it’s dry sand the tree disk using sandpaper.

Step 1

Step 2

Start by paint the outer line in a green color. Let it dry for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Step 3

Paint the inner circle red or dark pink. Leave a part between the green and red unpainted. Let it dry.

Step 3

Step 4

Use black paint to randomly paint the melon seeds. Let it dry.

Step 4

Step 5

Add 1 or 2 layers of lacquer to protect the paint against stains. This way, the tray is easy to clean.

Step 5

Step 6

Apply the handles to the tray. You can use whatever you have laying around, like I did.

Step 6

Step 7

Make sure your tray is balanced when you pick it up by the handles.

Step 7

Step 8

Enjoy your newly painted, happy tray this summer! And if you really want the perfect picnic vibe, you can also make some cute extra fruit themed coasters.

Step 8

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