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DIY: Mod Podge Cookies & Milk Santa Tray

Easily customize your child’s own Cookies & Milk Santa tray with a thrifted frame and some glitter Mod Podge. 
A fun DIY to get your kids crafting this holiday season. 
DIY: Mod Podge Cookies & Milk Santa Tray


Supplies Needed:

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[easyazon_link identifier=”B00DV91GBY” locale=”US” tag=”thgisli03-20″]Mod Podge Glitter[/easyazon_link]
[easyazon_link identifier=”B00CHQ7IBO” locale=”US” tag=”thgisli03-20″]Mod Podge Brush[/easyazon_link] (optional, but works great)
Thrifted or New Frame
Paint Brush
Construction Paper


Tutorial Steps:

Step 1: Gather supplies.

Step 2: Remove the frame backing and brush on the Mod Podge straight to the glass. The Glitter Mod Podge does best with several coats. I coated the glass 5 times before I had just the right glitter look. Once your Mod Podge dries you are ready to paint your frame.

Step 3: Paint your frame! You can use any color of your choosing but some great colors for Christmas are obviously red and green. I chose to use green.

Step 4: Now that your paint is dry you can flip over your frame and place a piece of construction paper behind the Mod Podge and then replace the backing. I found that the paper allowed the glitter to really pop. You can again use the color of your choosing. I wanted to keep it monochromatic and went with green on green.

Step 5: This is optional but since you only use the Santa tray one night during the entire season I think it would be fun to either use a dry erase marker or cut vinyl and do a Christmas silhouette on the front of the glass. It would look great with a vignette on the mantel and it can be erased or peeled off for Christmas Eve.

DIY: Mod Podge Cookies & Milk Santa Tray Tutorial

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Sunday 24th of November 2013

What an ADORABLE tray! You did such a great job!

Claire @ A Little Claireification

Saturday 23rd of November 2013

How cute is this? I love it and I LOVE Mod Podge!! Thanks for sharing!!

Katie Clark

Saturday 23rd of November 2013

I love this idea -- I might have to use some of my Mod Podge on an activity like this :)

kendall r

Saturday 23rd of November 2013

That is so cool! Love that idea!

Summer Rumsey

Friday 22nd of November 2013

Love this idea - so cute! I just love Mod Podge!