Babble DIY: Watermelon tray

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Add that extra touch to summer get togethers with this adorable DIY Watermelon Tray. Use classic red, green, and black paint to transform a regular wooden tray into the season's favorite fruit.

DIY Watermelon Tray

Flat tray
Red spray paint
Green and black acrylic paint
2 bowls
2 paintbrushes (1 regular, 1 fine)

2 handles
Permanent craft adhesive


1. Spray paint the flat tray with two coats of red paint. Then let it dry.

2. Pour the green acrylic paint into a bowl. Using the regular paintbrush, paint the edge of the tray green.

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3. Pour the black acrylic paint into the second bowl. Paint the seeds with the fine paintbrush and black paint.

4. Glue on the handles with the permanent craft adhesive.

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5. Let the tray dry overnight.

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