I need to revamp this tray! I'd painted and wallpapered it for this article a couple years ago and then put it in storage, where it got terribly bashed up. My new apartment has a bit more space in the living room (probably because I don't have a TV anymore - we'll see how long that lasts...) so I've decided to put the cocktail tray to good use.
I'm going to repaint the edges black and then wallpaper the inside with this:
Both have a bit of a cocktail vibe, don't you think? But... my problem is that I'm actually planning not to down a lot of alcohol this year (mostly for budgetary reasons...). Will having a cocktail set-up in my living room just end up taunting me? Think it would work as a plant tray table type thing? Like this tasty one from Lonny:
Have a great weekend - be it sipping cocktails, gardening inside, wallpapering, or if you live in Minnesota, just trying to stay warm!