This easy Christmas serving tray served it’s life as a cutting board, but now it has a new one as a fun upcycled tray for Christmas! How fun–and thrifty.
Carved Christmas Tree Serving Tray
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we are so excited about Christmas this year. I’ve already made plans for the big family gathering and I’m getting my decorations all planned out. One of the newest things I’ve made that I really love is this easy carved Christmas serving tray.
It’ll be perfect for carrying plates to the table, placing drinks on to get out to my guests. This upcycled tray seriously has it’s work cut out for it. And to think, it was a $2 cutting board in a previous life! How cool! If you’re ready to make an upcycled cutting board serving tray, let’s get started.
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Tips to Make an Upcycled Tray
- Go slow. Nothing messes up a carving (or a thumb) like someone who’s gotten in a hurry. So, keep it slow. And if the wood seems like its REALLY hard to carve, you should probably try sharpening your blade. Just a tip from somebody that might have had a little dull carving knife.
- Click here to get the free printable pattern for this Christmas serving tray. You could probably make this carved Christmas tree serving tray without a pattern, but why bother when there’s one here?!
- When you’re putting the wood stain on the painted serving tray, make sure you brush off almost all of the stain first. If you don’t, you’ll get too much stain on the tray and it won’t look good.
How Do I Make this Carved Christmas Serving Tray?
I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial.
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More Christmas Farmhouse Crafts You Might Like
- Wooden Gnome Ornaments – These ornaments are going to be staples for my Christmas tree decorations from here on out!
- Easy Farmhouse Gnome – I can’t get over how cute this little farmhouse gnome is–even though I first made him almost a year ago!
- Free Printable Farmhouse Christmas Truck Gift Tags – Ridiculously cute and fun, these are the best gift tags for your farmhouse Christmas decor!
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