DIY Farmhouse Style Serving Tray

DIY Galvanized Metal Farmhouse Serving Tray

When you look around your house what are the items that you use most often to decorate with?  

I have a lot of  serving trays and tiered stands but I can always use more.  DIY Farmhouse-Style serving tray. Get the full tutorial on this easy DIY at cupcakesandcrinoline.comA few weeks ago I saw the cutest little footed tray on Hunt and Host and decided I needed to make one for myself.DIY farmhouse-style serving tray - get the full tutorial at cupcakesandcrinoline.comIt literally takes 5 minutes to make and it's not expensive at all!  I made mine for under $5.00.  

What Size Tray? 

I wanted a small tray so that I could use it on my desk for flowers, to hold my makeup in my bedroom or to use it to serve coffee when it's just my husband and I enjoying a little bit of time alone outside but you can certainly make this in any size you wish.  

DIY Farmhouse-Style Serving Tray in only two easy steps from



Galvanized Tray {I bought mine at Hobby Lobby for half-off} 7 ¼ inches x 10 inches by 1 ¼ inches 


Wood Ball Knob 1 ½" DIY farmhouse-style serving tray - prep tray if necessary. Full directions at cupcakesandcrinoline.comWipe  off the bottom of your tray.  If it feels as though it's coated with anything that may make it hard for the glue to adhere properly you may want to use an alcohol swab to clean it off.  DIY farmhouse-style serving trap - step 2. stain or paint the feet cupcakesandcrinoline.comPaint or stain 4 of the wooden ball knobs in the finish of your choice.  Wait until dry before proceeding with the next step.

DIY farmhouse-style serving tray. Gather your supplies and let's get busy! full directions at

DIY farmhouse-style serving tray. Step 2. - get the full directions at cupcakesandcrinoline.comAttach one knob at a time to the bottom of the tray with the E6000.  Keep the tray upside down while it dries.DIY farmhouse-style tray - complete in only two steps. Get the details at cupcakesandcrinoline.comOnce dry, use your tray for whatever your heart desires.  

DIY Darling Farmhouse-Style Serving Tray in only 2 steps. Get the full tutorial at

I placed some fresh flowers and small items from the house in mine but right now as I sit here typing this, the flowers have faded and my little tray is empty.....DIY farmhouse-style serving tray rustic vases and fresh flowers - find out more at cupcakesandcrinoline.combut I'm thinking that some of my vintage napkins......DIY farmhouse-style serving tray styled with vintage elements and freshly picked flowers. Get the full tutorial at or handkerchiefs or maybe some old love letters tied in ribbon would look pretty sitting in it.

What would you put in it?

Hugs, mb

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  1. Diana / Dreams Factory says:

    So beautiful! ♥
    I would use this lovely tray for fresh fruits or small pots with herbs.
    Have a great summer,

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Those are such great ideas, Diana! Thanks so much for stopping by and you have a great summer as well. hugs

  2. Lynda Brandly says:

    Really cute! and you can never have too many trays! Thanks for the great idea!
    love and blessings~
    Lynda @ Gates of Crystal

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Lynda! xo