How To Paint A Thrift Store Basket


One of my favorite things to find at a thrift store, are baskets. Baskets make such great planters and they go with practically any decor style. There is no need to purchase new baskets from Target or HomeGoods because you can always find great baskets at the thrift store for just a few dollars! If you are really wanting to take your basket game to the next level, learn how to paint a thrift store basket!

How to paint a thrift store basket? It’s so easy to paint simple designs, solid colors or even tribal patterns on a thrift store basket. All you need is some acrylic paint or spray paint to give your thrift store basket a new life.

How to paint a thrift store basket? It's so easy to paint simple designs, solid colors or even tribal patterns on a thrift store basket. All you need is some acrylic paint or spray paint to give your thrift store basket a new life.

How To Paint A Thrift Store Basket

You know how much I love finding stuff at the thrift store and transforming it with paint. I recently found some really good quality baskets for just a few bucks that were perfect for planters. I decided to paint some tribal designs on them and it was so easy and quick! Keep reading to find out how to make your own DIY tribal painted baskets.

 

Spruce up some thrifted finds with this DIY tribal painted basket tutorial.These were the baskets when I picked them up at Goodwill. They both have nice plastic liners inside, which is hard to come by. I had to snatch them up.

Materials Needed To Paint A Thrift Store Basket

  • Baskets
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Spray Paint
  • Paint Brush

Instructions For How To Paint A Thrift Store Basket

Spruce up some thrifted finds with this DIY tribal painted basket tutorial.For the natural one, I decided to just use the weave of the basket as a guide and I painted some little plus signs on it. It took a few coats of white paint.

 

Spruce up some thrifted finds with this DIY tribal painted basket tutorial.I spray painted the other one bright white and also used the weave to create a tribal pattern with black paint.

 

Spruce up some thrifted finds with this DIY tribal painted basket tutorial.So easy to do! Now I have 2 baskets to kill plants in! One of the plants in this photo  is already dead. Time to go get another one  that will probably be dead in a few weeks!

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