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How to Decoupage a Tray Table

Give an ordinary tabletop a stylish new look.

By Suzonne Stirling

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Tray table
Bryan McCay
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I'm always on the prowl for folding tables. Lightweight and versatile, they can be used for everything from craft supplies to snacks, then stashed away neatly in a closet when not in use. I recently found one in need of a facelift at a thrift shop in my New Orleans neighborhood. A simple paint job seemed the obvious solution. But for a durable, decorative surface, I decided to decoupage the top using wrapping paper. The result? A pretty, practical addition to any room.

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