Superstar This project was by Crafty Superstar #8: Amy Krist

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Published

Time
Time:0h30
Difficulty
Pretty Easy
Crafts
Decorating

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C. A. Rosetti, Buzău County, RO
2014
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Diy Lucite Tray
[using shadow box frames+IKEA handles]

I am in love with almost anything lucite and love that I was able to combine my lucite and organization love into one project.

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Instructions

  • How to make a tray. Diy Lucite Tray  - Step 1
    Step 1

    To get started, I made a quick trip to Michael's this afternoon and purchased this acrylic shadow box for $8.99. The one I used for this project measured 11" x 14".

  • How to make a tray. Diy Lucite Tray  - Step 2
    Step 2

    I have had these IKEA acrylic handles for several months now and have been waiting to use them on just the right project. And here we are! (You cannot beat the price of these...$2.99 for a 6-pack!)

  • How to make a tray. Diy Lucite Tray  - Step 3
    Step 3

    The next step is to measure where you want the handles. Place a dot on the frame where your screws will go.

  • How to make a tray. Diy Lucite Tray  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Drill, baby, drill! [Be sure to drill slowly as you do not want the frame to crack].

  • Step 5

    Now attach your handles using small screws. The screws that came with the handles were way too long and therefore the handle was not secure at.all. Be sure to use small flat tip screws here.

  • How to make a tray. Diy Lucite Tray  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Voila! You can choose to leave as is, or cover the bottom with some funky fabric. Guess what I did...

  • How to make a tray. Diy Lucite Tray  - Step 7
    Step 7

    I found a scrap piece of black and white chevron fabric and placed in the bottom of the tray.

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