Author: Canadian Living

YOU NEED:

  • Get the Heart pattern (PDF format requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader)
  • New, or recycled and sanded, unpainted wooden tray
  • Plain and printed gift wrap
  • Matching acrylic paint
  • Ruler, pencil, set square and scissors
  • White craft glue that dries clear
  • Small paintbrush, 1 inch wide
  • Spray acrylic varnish





    TO MAKE:
    1. Paint underside of tray; let dry. Measure and mark off checkerboard-style squares on tray top. Paint each square and tray sides as desired. Let dry.

    2. From printed wrap, cut several same-size squares; glue onto a few painted squares as desired (using clean paintbrush, apply glue to both sides of each square, brushing from the centre out). From plain and printed wrap, cut 1 heart for each square and glue onto centre. Let dry for 48 hours.

    3. Spray on four coats of varnish; let dry after each.

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