This is the cutest Easter Decor piece I have made so far. I just LOVE how this little farmhouse Easter Tray and Eggs turned out!
I used 2 Dollar Tree wood trays, 2 paint stir sticks and 1 small piece of wood from Hobby Lobby.
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The first thing I did was stain all the wood with a mixture of water and black paint to get the gray color.
After the stain was dry I used Gorilla Glue and hot glue to attach everything.
I put the Gorilla glue around the outside of the paint stick and then put hot glue in the middle.
I did this so the hot glue would help hold everything while the Gorilla glue dried.
Gorilla glue will dry completely in approximately 2-4 hours.
I placed the stir sticks on the back edge of the tray and held them in place until the hot glue dried.
I marked where I wanted the top tray to go with a pencil. And then made a square within the lines with the Gorilla glue and added the hot glue to the center.
I then used various clips to hold everything tight until the Gorilla glue had dried.
I actually let it sit for a day while I worked on other projects.
Next, I removed all the clips and used this piece of wood from Hobby Lobby. I attached it using hot glue since it wouldn't be holding anything.
I mixed up water and black paint again to stain the top piece of wood.
I decided I wanted the tray to be a little darker so I went ahead and used the stain mixture on the entire piece.
This time I used my hot air gun to dry the entire piece.
I created the Egg-static Easter in design space and used my Cricut to cut the vinyl.
I applied the vinyl to the top piece of wood trying to get it centered.
I cut 2 pieces of ribbon, one for each box. I cut them long enough that I could hot glue them in the back.
I wanted to cover up the part of the bottom box that didn't stain the same as the rest of the box with the ribbon.
So I aligned the ribbon for both boxes at the bottom.
I used painter's tape when I had the ribbon in place and then pulled it tight and straight and glued it in the back.
When I was finished I removed the tape.
I felt like it needed something else.
I used a piece of twine and tied a bow then hot glued it to the top center of each box.
For the hay I used some crinkle shred from Dollar General. I filled both the bottom and top trays until I was happy with the way they looked.
*** WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE TO SEE HOW I MADE THE EGGS ***
Dollar Tree Items:
- Wood Tray (2)
- Acrylic Paint
- Paint Stir Sticks
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