Two months ago, I met up with my blog friend Cristin in San Francisco to catch up and do a little shopping on Fillmore Street. It’s so nice to meet up with a pal who speaks “blog” and loves great design, and we had so much fun together!
That day we happened to visit the Jonathan Adler store, where I spied the Mykonos placemat and instantly fell in love with the gray and mustard yellow Greek key fabric. We discussed its awesomeness over lunch and coffee.
I could only justify buying one, so I bought it with the intention of making an accent pillow. After some thought, I decided it would be better put to use to line my gray West Elm lacquer trays I bought a year ago.
The other day, I finally got around to combining the two, and I couldn’t be more pleased with how this simple DIY project turned out! Adding pattern to the bottom of a tray, whether with fabric or paint, is the simplest way to transform a solid color tray into a statement accessory.