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Summer Fruit Platters
Make these platters to serve drinks or cheese for your outdoor summer dining area. They're big and beautiful and will make your table (or kitchen) look amazing. See the video tutorial here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGwEh03KG4s

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  • How to make a tray. Summer Fruit Trays  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Stain one table round with the RIT liquid dye in Sunshine Orange to create the orange tray
    Draw a line 1 1/2" from the edge of the tray
    Fill in the line with Cotton Ball Multi Surface Paint to create the rhine
    With a ruler, draw your orange sections

  • How to make a tray. Summer Fruit Trays  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Paint over the lines
    Fill in the center and paint on the seeds
    Paint the edge with Orange Sherbert
    Let dry for an hour

  • How to make a tray. Summer Fruit Trays  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Paint the second table round with Scarlet to create the watermelon tray
    Draw a line 1" from the edge and fill in with Cotton Ball
    Paint the edges with Turf Green
    Add some Cotton Ball to the Turf Green for a lighter shade to create the stripes on the edge

  • How to make a tray. Summer Fruit Trays  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Coat both trays with Minwax Polycrylic
    Mark each end of the spoon
    Drill holes in each end of the spoons
    Bend into a handle shape and screw into the sides of the trays

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