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Monday, October 15, 2012

DIY Painted Storage Baskets

I've had these baskets for a few years.  I think I originally bought them at Pier 1.  Lately I've had painted baskets on the brain so I decided to give this pair a makeover.

DIY  Painted Storage Baskets

It took less than an hour including drying time.  I used painter's tape and acrylic craft paint.  I just eye-balled the lines - no measuring at all.  Then when the white paint was dry I free-handed the numbers.  This was an easy, no-cost (I already had the tape and paint) diy project - my favorite kind!

DIY Numbered Storage Baskets

I don't know why but little changes make me happy - especially when they take less than hour!

Painted Baskets

And if I ever get tired of this look they'll be just as easy to repaint.

Have you hopped on the painted basket bandwagon?

11 comments:

  1. What an adorable and inexpensive DIY project. Isn't it amazing sometimes what a little paint can do?

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  2. They look darling. I painted some canvas ones this weekend in a similar way! ;) Hope you are off to a wonderful Monday.

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  3. those are adorable! i love the number added to them!

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  4. Ok, I love this and need to do it! I think I have the perfect baskets for them too!

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  5. I love them! You're a genius. You always amaze me. :-)

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  6. Great idea! Love the little bit of personality you injected!

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  7. Those are cute! I really need to invest in some cute decorative baskets!

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  8. Very cute- they go really well with all your autumn decor :)

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  9. Those are so cute! They look fantastic in the room!!

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  10. WEll thank you so much for great idea, aren't you the clever girl. I can't get over all the incredible talent out there in blogland.
    I have some baskets on our bathroom storage unit and would like to do something to snazz them up. Now I can do it thanks to your genius and sharing. I keep toiletries, nail polishes, etc in seperate baskets so now I'll give them a little zing.
    We don't have a linen closet so hubs built like a bookcase for me to keep towels, etc. and baskets for toiletries in bathroom. Luckily our bathroom is a decent size to accomadate. He also built shelves over the toilet enclosure, quite handy. Maybe I'll keep the grouchy old stinker after all. (Just kidding honey)

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Be nice or I'll tell your mom! xoxo -C

 
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