Hidden Glowing Tray

Hidden Glowing Tray

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 2nd 2019

Curl up under the covers and enjoy a movie with this tray, glowing with Glow in the Dark Paint.


    • sandpaper
    • 1/2" angle brush
    • clean cloth
    • electric drill
    • oval wooden plaque
    • small brush
    • cabinet handles
    • wood burning tool


    1. Use a wood burning tool to carve lines into the wooden plaque.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Fill the wood burned lines with Milky Way Blue, using a small brush to place the glitter paint in the grooves. Let dry completely.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. When dry, sand the painted areas to make them flat and level with the plaque surface. Wipe off the dust.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint the wood with Turquoise on a 1/2" angle brush. Use a dry cloth to wipe away some of the wash to create an aged look.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Add the Glow in the Dark Paint over the glitter paint in the burned grooves, using a small brush to paint and filling the lines over the glitter. Let dry completely.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Sand the dried glow product to make the surface of the tray even and smooth. Sand the edges as well, to distress the finish more.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Brush the DuraClear Ultra-Matte Varnish over the wood and let dry.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Brush Silver Spark over the cabinet handles. Let dry. Use an electric drill to attach the handles to the tray.
    16. Instruction #8