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Monday, July 18, 2016

Create Your Own Tiered Tray

Lately I’ve had tiered trays on the brain.

I adore their versatility. You can use them year around in various rooms.

Rooms FOR Rent - Summer Open House Tour:

There are some really beautiful trays available with highly beautiful prices.

So I decided I am going to make my own. Luckily, a few other people have had this same great idea so I thought I would share a few of their brilliant concepts.

Just click on the picture to view the original source.

DIY 3 Tier Tray

This stand was created with old cake pans.

Shabby Chic Tiered Stand | Prodigal Pieces |

While this tray is actually for sale you could recreate your own by once again using old cake pans and painted terra cotta pots.

Metal Pedestal Tray Peterson (Set of 3):

Enamel bowls and plates always look cute in a kitchen.

Enamelware Bowls Tiered Stand -

Love! I have the old rolling pin… I just need a few old pie plates.

How pretty would a silver tiered tray be in the bathroom with wee soaps piled high on the top?

Diy for all those random silver plates, with silver candlesticks.. works for me!!:

This tiered tray made me smile. Favorite cars, blocks or tiny toys could be showcased in a kids room. You’d just need to get over the bit of hacksawing a dinosaurs head off. (smile :)

Domestic Sluttery: Extinctly The Best: Brilliant Dinosaur Design:

Are you ready for this? Spray painted Dollar Store burner covers. Brilliant!

(The blog itself is no longer in existence but it would be easy to recreate.)

Cupcake stand made out of stove burner covers from the dollar store.  Paint a bright color:

I really want to create this for my sewing and craft room.

I scoured ebay and etsy for vintage Tri Chem tins. $$$ I think I’ll try my luck at the thrift shops.

We still have some old fencing left. This just might be Mr. Decor’s next wood working project.

Thrift store frames to tiered tray- What Treasures Await

This tiered tray is also cute and all of the supplies can be found at the local hardware store.

A must pin to make your own DIY three tiered tray. A super simple way to make an customizeable three tiered tray for any room in your  home. Great for rustic farmhouse decor & cottage style decor kitchens.:

I need this wood slice tiered tray AND some strawberry shortcake!

If you decide to make your own tray make sure you share it at Thoughts of Home on Thursday.


I’ll see you on Thursday!



Stacey said...

Fabulous ideas you've gathered, Laura. I can't wait to see what you make. :)

Suzlovesflowers said...

Great ideas! You've inspired me to make some of these!

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Oh my word, they are all wonderful.

Simply LKJ said...

Great ideas! Yes, so many are expensive.

deborah said...

What fun and pretty ideas!

I adore tiered trays.

That wood slice one is catching my eye. I think it might be a good project for my brother-in-law! :)

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Oh how fun are these. Now my wheels are turning.

Carol said...

These are all so cute, Laura! I've been wanting to make one (or five) of these, too. Can't wait to see what you come up with.


Lisa said...

I have made single tiered trays using plates and candlesticks. I sometimes even put knobs on top but I've never layered the tiers! I don't know why but now you've inspired me to make a little skyscraper.;-)

Bella said...

I've been wanting to make one of these and you have inspired me to get it done. Thank you!

Cecilia Bramhall said...

Cute trays! I think I've seen some of those tins in Canton for around $6. Just FYI if you ever go. Maybe I'll make one for my art studio when it's done.

Marilyn said...

Love these ideas, especially for those of us with limited storage space. The silver tray/candlestick example is making me swoon. :-)

Marilyn (in Dallas)

Eilis said...

Thank you for sharing so many clever ideas!It is amazing how much better a display looks with the different heights - especially food. said...

I got some great ideas from your post. Using things in my workshop, I can see more components that would work. But, I don't really understand how they go together. Does one drill a hole through all the parts and then use a threaded rod?

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Fox and Finch: Thank you for your kind comments regarding the tiered tray post. Most of the images (with the exception of the first two I think) have fairly good “how to” instructions. They all vary just a bit. If you click on each photo in the post it will take you directly to the individual creators DIY post. (I’m big on giving credit where it’s due and not sending readers on a wild goose chase. :) I’m sure you’ll find the perfect tray construction for you. Happy day!

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

How neat- there are so many good ideas here! I liked that one made from the burner covers. I wanted to buy one a couple of years ago and just couldn't stomach the prices of the ones I liked. Love all this good inspiration you've provided! said...

Such cool creativity. Love it!

Bonnie said...

Love all the tiered stand ideas.
Thanks for all the ideas. I'm inspired.

Christine said...

This is one of those posts, where I say, "Why didn't I think of that!!??

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Laura, love these ideas for tiered trays. All are so unique and interesting. This is a great post and thank you for sharing.
Have a great rest of the week my friend. xo

Pat@Life At Lydias House said...

What a great collection of tiered servers! The last is my favorite. I surely could use a piece of that strawberry short cake!

Jessica @ Barefoot by the Sea said...

I LOVE the last one, such a beautiful collection! Thanks for sharing!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

Lovely inspiration. I like the idea of using old baking molds.