DIY Painted Basket

Baskets are such a fantastic family storage important. Nevertheless their easy impartial tones or shapes can get just a little boring or might turn into outdated after time. In search of one thing new and thrilling? Keep away from shopping for new when you need to use ones you have already got! Boost your present or outdated baskets with paint and a few enjoyable colourful geometric shapes!

Right here we added numerous sized round and oval shapes in shades of blues, greens, and golds to our basket however you possibly can create something with this venture. Go extra trendy and stylish with triangles or small pluses in a monochromatic scheme! Match the colours and shapes to your present house decor or go daring and use vibrant contrasting colours to what you have already got! This undertaking is tremendous straightforward, enjoyable and artistic! Even probably the most novice DIYer can deal with this one!


  • baskets
  • numerous colours of acrylic paint
  • numerous sizes of paint brushes
  • cup of water for laundry brushed between colours
  • plate for paints


Prep by pouring out your paint colours on to small plates and getting water prepared for laundry brushed between every shade (particularly necessary for those who use a number of colours like we used right here).

1. Begin through the use of a small brush to stipulate a form in considered one of your colours. Right here we used numerous sizes of circles overlapping one another on the backside of the basket.

2. Upon getting the define the form with the small brush, use your giant brush to fill within the form.

three. Proceed on across the basket with the identical technique, drawing/ planning the shapes out first together with your small brush and filling in together with your giant brush. Range your colours and shapes for a sample of your selection.

As soon as you’re finished portray your basket, flip over to let your paint dry. As soon as dry refill your basket and placed on show in your house!

This system offers a extra natural look, however in case you choose a extra trendy or evenly spaced look, measure out your shapes and calmly draw on with a pencil forward of time earlier than including paint.

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