Design a chic chalkboard tray for your next party

If having friends over for drinks on a Friday night is your idea of the perfect weekend activity, you have probably run into the problem of where to place drinks. A serving tray is a necessity for any cocktail party or get together. Pairing chalkboard paint with a posh silver tray is a classy way to add personalization to sophistication, plus it provides a place for guests to rest a drink.
You can finish this easy-to-do project in a few minutes with just a couple materials. The chalkboard paint gives you the added bonus of writing your guests’ names in chalk so no one suffers the faux-pas of grabbing the wrong drink. After your party, a quick wipe with a wet cloth, and your tray will be ready for the next event.
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Materials
- Silver tray
- FolkArt Chalkboard Multi-Surface Paint
- Paintbrush
- Hair Dryer
- Paint Pen, Metallic Silver
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Instructions
1. Clean the silver tray, and lay it on a flat surface.
2. Use even strokes to apply a layer of FolkArt Multi-Surface Chalkboard Paint completely covering the bottom of the tray.
3. To help your tray dry faster, use a hairdryer on low heat and speed settings to blow the wet paint dry.
4. For a finishing touch, use a metallic silver paint pen or permanent marker to write your family motto, a fun quote, or to add some design flourishes. Enjoy serving drinks or treats on your personalized tray. Cheers!
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