Personalized Constellation Vanity Tray

Add constellation dots from the zodiac onto simple plates and turn them into modern, personalized vanity trays for you or a friend. They make a wonderful addition to a dresser, workspace or bathroom vanity.

Personalized vanity tray, with constellation dots from the zodiac.

Your Stars Will Shine with Your Personalized Constellation Vanity Tray

Maureen Stevens

Maureen Stevens

Materials Needed:

  • square porcelain plate in white
  • spray paint in desired color
  • carbon paper
  • pencil
  • gold-leaf marker
  • constellation printable (see below)

Spray-Paint Plate

Spray-paint plate in your desired color. Let dry.

Apply Carbon Paper + Printable

Cut a sheet of carbon paper and your printable to a size where it fits perfectly on your plate. Place the carbon paper first (Image 1), then the printable on top of it.

Constellations of the Zodiac Printable Templates

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Trace Constellation Dots

Trace constellation dots on the printable or shade with a pencil.

Tracing a printable constellation onto a plate with carbon paper.

Tracing Dots on a Printable to Create a Personalized Constellation Tray

Maureen Stevens

Maureen Stevens

Gold-Leaf Dots

Using the gold-leaf marker, shade constellation dots visible on the plate (Image 2). Note: The dots may not transfer perfectly, but that gives it character!

Style Your Tray

This hand-painted vanity tray is perfect for out-of-town guests to use during their stay. It also serves beautifully as wall decor by using a group of constellation-dot trays in a symmetrical or asymmetrical collage.

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