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Wait until you guys see the terra cotta color concrete tray I made. I told you my concrete tray was going to be a doozy ...and it is. I added sisal rope handles to the terra cotta colored tray for added pizzazz. I love to spice things up.
The concrete tray is perfect for Summer entertaining so why not go with two things that say Summer….terra cotta and sisal rope.
This is a photo of the concrete tray Home Depot sent to me and 9 other bloggers. They asked us to create our own unique version.
Terra Cotta Color Concrete Tray
This is how I put the tray together…
First I cut the wood to make the form for the cement.
I put the form together with screws then mixed the Rapid Set Cement. Adding terra cotta cement color to the mix spiced it up.
The cement dries really fast and I put the sisal rope into the cement as soon as I poured and leveled it.
I let the cement dry overnight then removed the form from around the tray.
Ta-Dah! I’m in love with it.
The terra cotta color concrete tray brings a smile to my face every time I look at it. Who knew concrete could be so much fun.
I took a break in the middle of photographing the tray and I ate all of the food. Then I had to restage everything before taking more photos. That’s how I roll.
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Author: Kathy Owen (Petticoat Junktion)
Kathy is the founder of PetticoatJunktion.com, a home décor blog focused on repurposing and upcycling furniture, old hardware, rusty stuff, and thrifty finds into unique home décor. Kathy’s projects have been featured on the Home Depot Blog, Plaid Crafts, Behr Designer Series, and in numerous magazines. Read more about Kathy here.
What a fabulous idea adding the terra cotta color into the mix. Beautiful results.
I like the looks of this and I follow you all the time. In fact you've inspired me to make benches and I've bought a couple of Kreg jigs to do even more projects. Keep up the good work because it's very inspiring to so many of us. Thanks
That's so awesome, when I first saw the picture I thought it was a slab of wood. I love that you made it with cement. It turned out great!
I love-love-love the terra color!!! Awesome sauce.
That's attractive, Kathy, but is it really heavy? Also, wouldn't it be prone to flipping with the rope handles? Another question: What does it cost to make it?