Treasure Tray- Creative Connection

Hey Creative Souls!

A few weekends ago I did this fast little project and thought I would share with you..

What I used was an old part of a wooden dress-up doll set my niece had. It was going to be thrown away/recycled. But I saw potential for it to hold treasures!

Many of the craft stores would have a similar idea (though you may have to get a tray and a few smaller boxes/trays to go inside of it) you might also be able to find something at a garage sale or thrift store!


I simply dusted it off

Painted it gray, or of course you could use any color!  (it took at least 2 layers) I used an inexpensive craft paint from the craft store (under $2)

Let it dry

Touched up where needed

Displayed my treasures. (see the top image, that’s the after!)

Mine could also be called an altar, but a treasure try (filled with whatever pretty, meaningful things you want) is a great way to describe it as well!

Sometimes you just have to be open to the possibilities or a new perspective for an item or a space or so many other areas these words could be applied to!

Here is to living Inspired, Creative and Empowered



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