Latest addition: acrylic box frames. Because, I mean, whoa, those are some ugly frames. These suckers haven’t been in fashion since the 80’s and every Goodwill on the planet will have at least couple of them at all times, right? I know you saw them. Don’t deny it.
The big ones can be a few bucks, but the standard photo frame sizes are usually around 99cents. I bought eight. For good measure. Naturally.
Now let’s play a game: Can you spot the 80’s acrylic box frame?
You found it! On the wall it’s an acrylic frame. On the desk it’s a lucite tray. Apparently lucite is the fancy pants brand term for acrylic. Like how we ask for a Kleenex when all we want is a tissue. Did anyone ever deny themselves a good sneeze because the tissue wasn’t name brand? Didn’t think so.
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Lucite trays are one of those all-purpose weapons interior decorators use to harness mixed items and make them look a little neater without adding visual weight. I like them because they keep my junk in line.
I do not, however, like the price tag. (This one runs around $40).
Let’s make are own, shall we?
Okay, this is complicated. Get ready…
Just take the innards out and flip it upside down. Boom. It’s a tray. They scratch pretty easy so I will probably put some of those clear silicone foot thingies on eventually, but for now, this is great. And so what if it does scratch? Big whoop, it was 99cents and Goodwill has a bunch more waiting to happen.