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SILVER TRAYS


I love silver trays!!! Whether flea market find or grandma's silver; sparkling or tarnished; flat or fancy, I love it all!! Hanging a collection of trays makes for a fun and unique display. You can mix and match your display with beautiful plates or pictures.


Silver trays are useful in every room. Here is a lovely display for your bathroom. You could also use these same items at your desk for your pens and pencils.


You can use your tray to display a special collection. To catch your keys and wallet or to display your jewelery.


I have a small tray by my kitchen sink to keep my dish soap and hand soap neat and tidy. This tray would also look beautiful with two cut glass dishes with candles to create a little sparkle.
Another super idea is to paint the flat part of the tray with chalkboard paint and make your own custom sign!


Janis makes the most wonderful creations out of reclaimed silver pieces. Here she has made a clock from a silver tray, added a few stenciled numbers and is displaying it on an easel. You can also see in this photo her one-of-a-kind night lights created from reclaimed silver teapots. To see more of Janis's creations visit http://www.janisgurney.blogspot.com/


An easy project with big impact! This display certainly makes you feel that you are in a beach side cottage. Use your tray as a starting point to create a seasonal display for your dining or coffee table.


A silver tray can be added to any style decor and be used all year round. Look how beautiful this display looks with the Holiday balls and chandelier crystals. Halloween is around the corner, take out your old silver tray and make an arrangement with white pumpkins and candles!! Or, if you are more traditional, try some black urns, a black cast iron crow and some mini orange pumpkins! Have fun!

3 comments

Feb 06, 2016

These ideas are wonderful – just as I decide to declutter and simplify – I see things I enjoy and take two steps back into antique and vintage and start bringing things out!!! But I love it…thanks, Jennifer

Jenns Three Graces
Feb 06, 2016

I too love silver trays. I use them on my jewelry table for organization. I also decorate with them.

alice
Feb 06, 2016

zap – you have a special award on my blog and you deserve it – keep on creating….Jennifer

Jenns Three Graces

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