Orange Metal Numbered Tray

Orange Metal Numbered Tray

Posted by DecoArt on Jun 30th 2014

Turn a metal flea market tray into a eye-catching accent with Americana® Decor™ stencils and Chalky Finish paint.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • rubbing alcohol
    • sandpaper
    • 1" flat brush
    • 1/2" flat brush
    • 1" painter's tape
    • cosmetic sponge
    • clean cloth
    • metal tray



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Clean the tray with rubbing alcohol and a clean cloth.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the front of the tray with the 1" flat brush and Heritage.
    4. Paint the inner edge of the tray with the 1" flat brush and Yesteryear.
    5. Instruction #3
    6. Using the 1/2" flat brush and Everlasting, paint stripes around the inner edge of the tray.
    7. Instruction #4
    8. Tape the Olde World Numbers stencil onto the Heritage part of the tray. Using the cosmetic sponge, stencil the numbers on with Everlasting.
    9. Instruction #5
    10. Distress lightly with sandpaper.
    11. Paint with Clear Crème Wax all over the painted surface with the 1" flat brush.
    12. Paint Golden Brown Crème Wax over the Clear Crème Wax and wipe off with a clean cloth to get an aged effect.
    13. Instruction #8