How to make a leaf shaped tray, you will be surprised how easy it is.

Today I come with a very easy craft to do: let's see how to make a leaf shaped tray. It can be used to leave the keys when entering the house, to place the ring or bracelets on the bedside table, or simply as a decoration.

Table of Contents

Makings:

  • Natural leaves.
  • Modeling paste.
  • Knife or awl.
  • Two thin wooden sticks.
  • Brown acrylic paint.
  • White acrylic paint.
  • Roller.
  • Varnish.
  • Scrap of fabric.
  • Sandpaper.
  • Bowl or deep plate.

Processing:

  • The first will be look for a large size sheet, one is needed for each tray.
  • Cut a piece of modeling paste and knead a little.

  • Place the pasta on a piece of cloth. Roll out the pasta with the help of a rolling pin, you can also use a cardboard roll of aluminum foil. Place the two skewer sticks around the pasta so that all the dough is the same thickness.
  • Once you have the pasta stretched, place the sheet on it and press so that all the nerves of the sheet are marked.

  • Cut off the leftover With an awl or with a knife, you see passing it around the entire contour of the blade.
  • Take from the fabric, lift and place on a plate or a bowl, depending on the depth, so the tray will be afterwards. Let dry for more than twelve hours.
  •  Pass a sandpaper soft grain, especially around the contour of the tray.
  • Apply a coat of brown paint, insisting on the indentations of the blade.

  • Apply a layer of dry brushstroke of white color or cream all over the surface. To do this, wet the brush in the paint and remove the excess paint on a paper, apply gently, without rubbing on the surface. With this technique we will expose the nerves of the sheet, giving a more realistic effect.
  • Apply a coat of varnish over the entire surface, both above and below.

Let it dry and you will have your leaf-shaped tray ready to use in the way you like best.

 


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