Did you see my cottage pantry updated? The pantry had a couple of baskets that I updated with a painted stripe. I thought I would show you just how easy it is to paint and update wicker baskets.
This is a 5 minute update.
What you need to update your wicker basket:
Basket – any wicker basket will do, but you can get one like this wicker basket (affiliate link)
Painters Tape – I like Frog Tape
FAT Paint chalk style paint
Phew, even the list is small. Seriously guys.
So…excuse the messy brushes and paint cans. Seriously people, sometimes I think I should not post these pictures as they are not “picture perfect” but I try to keep it real, and this is the what it is at the cottage, at 10pm at night. Keeping it real for you all. I have not been blogging for awhile as I felt like things were not “magazine perfect” so I just didn’t post anything, but a few really awesome clients convinced me I should just keep blogging how to’s – perfectly imperfect pictures and all. Hope you agree.
Want to see what I have been using at the cottage for a can opener…..not gonna lie, I laugh every time I use this and think “what would people think about my professionalism if they saw this?” So here it goes, between you and me…how I open paint cans at the cottage.
Yup, thats a lobster pick. I keep forgetting to bring paint can openers. Seriously. Crazy unprofessional right. But it is funny. Our cottage IS in a fishing village….so it makes sense in a way right? Tell me you don’t think less of me?
Ok. Lets paint.
First step – tape off your basket, don’t be fussy. Just tape and go.
Now just use your FAT Paint to paint your stripe. I just smush it on the wicker. Very professional right?
Take off the tape off and Bob’s your uncle. All done. Update wicker basket, ready for the pantry! 5 min fix!
A crazy easy update you can do on all your wicker lying around.