I’ve wondered in the past how to paint a picnic basket so when I found this one at my favorite thrift store I thought I’d try it. It was well worn, almost has a hole in one side, but cheap so I figured I couldn’t mess it up.
This is another easy project. (If you’ve followed my blog for a while you’ll realize I don’t have very many hard projects!) I poured a little of my CeCe Caldwell’s Vintage White on a paper plate and barely dabbed my dry paint brush in it. I brushed it against a paper towel so there wouldn’t be a thicker area of paint where my brush first touched. Then I just lightly brushed it back and forth on the picnic basket. I didn’t want a solid coat on it and this turned out just like I wanted.
It’s too fragile to fill and carry items but we have used it for storage and display. In the photo below it’s just keeping my scarves off the ground.
Stay tuned for more painted or repurposed vintage finds! And follow my DIY | Painting board on Pinterest for lots more ideas.
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‘Til the next project,