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Patriotic Wooden Tray

By: Kirsten Jones

At a Glance:

Project #14853 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Ultra Dye Logo


Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats - 44219

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Other Supplies

  • FolkArt Ultra Dye Colors - Turquoise, 2 oz. #3905
  • FolkArt Ultra Dye Colors - Blue Bayou, 2 oz. #3906
  • Wooden tray
  • Stencil tape
  • Ruler and pencil


  1. Measure and mark the center of tray.
  2. Measure and mark with a light pencil squares that are the height and width of the tray; for example, each pallet board in project shown is 2” tall and so also measure 2” wide.
  3. Tape off random squares so that you're never taping over wet paint. Tape off some of the squares diagonally.
  4. Using very little Dye on your brush, paint each diagonal section of the squares with a different dye color listed.
    • Tip: There is no rhyme or reason to color selection; when you’re done and all tape is removed it just works out! Don’t overthink the colors!
  5. As they dry, remove tape and repeat.
  6. Leave several sections raw wood as shown.
  7. Let dry completely.

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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