Tray Chic: 11 Beautiful Trays for Every Space and Every Purpose

updated Apr 30, 2019
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Trays are a great thing to have around—perfect for serving food or drinks, or just for corralling your stuff on a counter or tabletop so you look more organized than you actually are. Whatever it is that you want your tray to do for you, you’ll find the perfect choice among these 11 stylish options.


These Kaleido trays by Hay can be arranged in all kinds of combinations to hold all kinds of things.

A simple, easy-to-clean tray at a friendly price point.

These pretty geometric trays would be perfect on a dresser or bathroom countertop.

Also comes in small square, rectangle, and round sizes.

Our Previous Lists:

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  • Tray-Chic: 20 Trays under $20


Like the Hay trays, these brass and walnut Unity trays nest together to create beautiful, eye-catching combinations.

A practical serving tray that’s also pretty enough to leave out.

These wood trays come in two sizes that can nest together for storage.

This festive tray also comes in a larger size, in silver, for $49.95.

Just a little wabi sabi, in low-maintenance plastic.

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This mirrored tray would be perfect for organizing a small liquor collection.

Is it strange to suggest that a tray could become an heirloom? I’d certainly be happy to inherit this beautiful brass and wood tray.