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How to Make a Wood Tray

How to make a rustic wood tray. A nice tray is a home decor necessity. Learn how to make a wood tray for your home (plus 11 other handmade gift ideas!)

On the 3rd day of Craftmas, my true love gave to me… a Rustic Wood Tray. Want to make a handmade gift for your friends and family that is both simple and easy? Learn how to make a wood tray — the perfect DIY present for your loved ones!

Are you just now finding the 12 Days of Craftmas Series? If so, you’re in for a treat! Each day, December 1-12, 3 bloggers and I are bringing you a handmade gift idea. I am so impressed with my talented friends and am excited to bring you this lovely collection of crafted gifts.

12 Handmade Christmas Gifts that you can easily make and give!

How to Make a Wood Tray

Sabrina, from Meet our Life, has created a gift that anyone can use. I mean, seriously, a nice tray can always come in handy. Whether for display, serving, or corraling — trays are a home decor necessity. Head over to Meet our Life, to find the tutorial.

Handmade wood tray

12 Handmade Christmas Gifts that you can easily make and give!

Handmade Gift Ideas

Once you finish making a wood tray, don’t let your creative juices stop flowing! We’ve got 11 more handmade gift ideas as part of the 12 Days of Craftmas (including more practical gifts such as pretty bath storage containers and a set of bookends). Plus, a longtime fan of homemade gifts, I’ve compiled a list of over 25 Simple Handmade Gift Ideas

12 Days of Craftmas (Handmade Gift Ideas)

The 12 Days of Craftmas is a holiday series featuring 12 Handmade Gift Ideas from 4 bloggers. Up the ante this Christmas season with homemade gifts that are stylish, affordable, and unique.


Monday 5th of December 2016

Thanks for the sweet words. I am so glad you like the tray!

Tuesday 6th of December 2016

I want your wood-working skillz ;)