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Nautical Tray… A Thrift Store Makeover

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It’s time for this month’s Thrift Store Decor Makeovers… I team up with 5 other bloggers and we share some fun thrift store finds and the makeovers we did with them.  This month I’m sharing this cute Nautical Tray.

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Check out the before on this tray!  I hear the 80’s calling wanting their rag painting back.

Nautical Tray a Thrift Store Makeover Before

I used 2 coats of CeCe Caldwell’s Smoky Mountain Gray paint.

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Then I printed out an anchor from photoshop and traced it firmly with a pen to create a faint line that I could use as a guideline.  I used a paint pen to fill it in… so simple and quick!

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For the final touch I added some rope to the handles.

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This will be a fun serving tray and decor item for this Spring and Summer.

Now make sure to head on over and check out these other great Thrift Store Decor Makeovers!

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Thrift Store Decor Team

Thrift Store Decor Team

DIY Abstract Art Painting from Petticoat Junction

 Wine Crate Serving Tray from Mom 4 Real

Thrift Store Desktop Organizer from Our Southern Home

Thrifty Makeover from Debbiedoos

Thrift Store Art Makeover from At Home With The Barkers

Nautical Tray from Domestically Speaking

Nautical Tray a Thrift Store Makeover with Rope Detailing


    1. Rag painting was HOT in the 80’s… I think we all joined that bandwagon. I remember painting something rag style in high school.

    1. Thanks Jessica! I’ll stick with 80’s music… but 80’s painting has-got-to-go!

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