Trays are chic and retailers are paying attention to this trend. Originally designed for functional purposes used for carrying, holding or displaying articles, trays have taken on an entirely new look and feel. They have become an inspiring design element that easily adorns a room with a finishing touch, like jewelry, the last piece added and the first thing noticed upon entering a room. The tray makes everything else in the room look better.
A great looking tray begins with considering its surroundings. Your decorating style should drive your choice of tray. There are so many to choose from-
The tray style above highlights the casual atmosphere, offers a nice contrast in finishes and dresses the table in an inviting way. Speaking of finishes, make sure that the finish connects the rooms design elements.
Tray chic also takes into consideration size (or scale) and shape of the tray. It should fit proportionally the piece of furniture that displays it.
Now the fun begins by topping your tray with a few of your favorite things. Guided by function and beauty remember to treat it like jewelry, the finishing touch that your room deserves!