Craft An Elegant Terrazzo Tray
June 24, 2024

Craft An Elegant Terrazzo Tray

DIY Terrazzo Tray: Elevate Your Home Decor with Our Elegant Kit 

Welcome back to A Makers’ Studio! We’re thrilled to present our latest DIY project that combines elegance, creativity, and functionality.

In our recent LIVE workshop, Amy Howard guided us through the process of creating a stunning terrazzo tray. This sophisticated and stylish piece is perfect for organizing your vanity, displaying candles, or serving as a chic catch-all. Today, we’ll walk you through the project, share key insights from Amy’s tutorial, and show you how to get started with our all-in-one kit.

Why Terrazzo?

Terrazzo is a timeless design that adds a touch of elegance to any space. Its unique patterns and polished finish make it a favorite among interior designers and DIY enthusiasts alike. Whether you’re looking to add a stylish accent to your home or create a personalized gift, our terrazzo tray kit provides everything you need to craft a beautiful and functional piece.

What You'll Need

Our Elegant Terrazzo Tray Kit includes all the essentials:

  • Eco Powder (2 Cups): A versatile and eco-friendly material for creating the base and terrazzo chips.
  • Dark Brown Alcohol Ink: To color the terrazzo chips a beautiful taupe.
  • Silicone Mat: Essential for spreading and drying the terrazzo chips.
  • Tray Mold: The mold to shape your elegant tray.
  • Wax: For polishing and giving the tray a luxurious finish.
  • 2" Chip Brush: Ideal for applying the wax evenly.
  • Seawool Sponge: Used to clean and bring out the terrazzo chips in the final tray.

Key Features of the Kit

  • Easy to Use: Our simple instructions make this kit accessible to crafters of all skill levels.
  • Eco-Friendly Materials: Made with eco powder, this kit is both creative and sustainable.
  • Versatile Design: The finished tray is perfect for various uses around the home.
  • Professional Finish: Included wax and tools ensure a polished and beautiful end product.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Prepare Your Workspace: Lay out all supplies on a clean, organized surface.
  2. Create Terrazzo Chips: Mix eco powder with water and dark brown alcohol ink. Spread the mixture on the silicone mat and let it dry. Once dried, break the hardened sheets into small terrazzo chips.
  3. Mix Main Batch: Combine eco powder with water. Fold in the terrazzo chips and pour the mixture into the tray mold.
  4. Cure the Tray: Allow the tray to cure for about 45 minutes. Carefully remove the tray from the mold.
  5. Finishing Touches: Clean the tray with a seawool sponge to reveal the terrazzo chips. Air dry, then apply wax with the 2" chip brush. Buff for a beautiful shine.
  6. Enjoy Your Tray: Perfect for your vanity or any stylish display.

Tips from Amy

During the tutorial, Amy shared some expert tips to help you achieve the best results:

  • Consistency is Key: Make sure the eco powder mixture is smooth and free of lumps for a flawless finish.
  • Patience with Curing: Allow the tray to cure fully before removing it from the mold to prevent any cracks or damage.
  • Finishing Touches: Take your time with the waxing and buffing process to ensure a high-quality, polished look.

Ready to Get Started?

Our Elegant Terrazzo Tray Kit is designed to make crafting easy and enjoyable. Whether you’re a seasoned crafter or new to DIY projects, this kit provides everything you need to create a beautiful terrazzo tray. Join our Maker Monday LIVE sessions for more inspiring projects and expert tips from Amy Howard.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to elevate your home decor with a piece you crafted yourself. Click here to order your kit today!

We can’t wait to see your stunning terrazzo trays. Share your creations with us on social media using the hashtag #AMakersStudio.

Happy crafting! 🌟