Thursday, July 3, 2014

Triangle Love

Lately I've been really digging triangles....well, all geometric shapes in general, but mostly triangles. I even stamped a triangle wall in my studio recently. I've been dying to add triangles to other things and finally found the perfect project. I came across this Target Threshold tray at Goodwill a few months ago. It's made of wood and the grain is so beautiful. I took it to my booth where it sat for quite awhile with no interest. Nobody else seemed to love the gorgeous wood tones like I did.
 
 
People seem to love anything painted. So I came up with a plan so that the tray was painted, but some of the wood could still be center of attention, just in a smaller dose. 

 
 
I cut out triangles from painter's tape, stuck them to the tray, then gave the whole thing a couple coats of General Finishes Milk Paint in Antique White. Once the paint was dry I peeled off the triangle tape!
 

I love it so much I'm already looking for something else to triangle!!!!
 


Just look at the wood peeking through!! It has an ombre-ish tone to it!
 





 
I hope it finally gets some love in my booth. I don't see how anyone will be able to resist this tray now! Hope you all have a wonderful Fourth of July!!!
 
 


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6 comments:

  1. That turned out amazing Melissa! You're so cleaver :) Dee from My Painted Stuff

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  2. How cute is this. I love the wood showing, and the triangles are such a cool design.

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  3. Love this, Melissa! The white really sets off the wood. Makes you appreciate the gorgeous tones.

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  4. I love how cute and modern this is! What a great way to bring new life to the tray! I'm stopping by from Serenity Now--have a great fourth of July!

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  5. Very nice! I love the clean and simple w/flair look of it!

    Gigi @ Old World Patina

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  6. This is SUPER cute! LOVE that geometric pattern and the mix of white and wood! Can't wait to share it tomorrow with my favorite posts from the week at www.makingitinthemountains.com. Have a fabulous weekend!

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