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

Add constellation dots from the zodiac onto a simple plate and personalize a modern vanity tray for you or a friend. This tray makes a wonderful addition to a dresser, workspace or bathroom vanity as a colorful accent.

Photo by: Maureen Stevens

Maureen Stevens

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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



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

Tracing constellation dots on a printable to carbon paper is Step 3 in creating a personalized constellation vanity tray. Trace constellation dots on the printable or shade with a pencil as shown in the photograph.

Photo by: 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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