Game Piece Serving Tray

June 20th, 2010 in member junk     
RedheadedWahine RedheadedWahine, member
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birds eye view.  It took me hours, no days!, to figure out the right arrangement since I was spelling out cross-style type words.

I had this black tray left over from a gift of coffees and teas I had received.  I was going to paint it and make it shabby chic for my room.  But, I ended up making a serving tray for my son-in-law.  He loves to have company over and always serves wine and cheese.  At first I wanted to fill it with dominoes but I couldn't find any except brand new ones and they were too expensive for this Junker.  At a thrift store I found these other tiles.  I liked them better because they added some color. After placing them I had gaps to fill, so I used medium size tiles also found at a thrift store and with these I could spell out words that were meaningful to my daughter and her man.  After adding the medium ones I still had some gaps to fill!  I had to buy (!) the tiniest tiles at a fabric/craft shop to finally fill all the spaces.  I had glass cut to fit over all (less than $2.00) and I was finished.  The serving tray was a big hit.


Pattern or design used: My Own Design - MyLinenCloset@aol.com
posted in: member junk, wood, glass, fun, living room, 80s, lazy susan, serving tray game pieces dominoes

Comments (10)

RedheadedWahine writes: To MakinItHappen ~~~ what is MIL? Posted: 5:15 am on July 3rd
TinTinJunkFan writes: excellent job on this project! Posted: 9:13 am on June 25th
suewhitney writes: Love this idea. Well done!

Take care
Sue Posted: 12:47 pm on June 22nd
RustyDiva writes: Great gift!! Posted: 10:56 am on June 22nd
alicemom writes: boy howdy i can see why it was well received. fab-o
smiles, alice Posted: 4:56 am on June 21st
BillyJo writes: You made a hit out of this project! BillyJo Posted: 1:58 am on June 21st
byabpryor writes: Now THAT'S a project! Nice job!!! Posted: 9:41 pm on June 20th
chippingcharm writes: Great gift idea! Laurel Posted: 9:36 pm on June 20th
MakinItHappen writes: You did a wonderful job on this! Will you be my MIL? Posted: 11:57 am on June 20th
oldnews writes: What a labor of love! I bet they loved it - who wouldn't!? Marie Posted: 9:26 am on June 20th
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