Organising Chaos

trying to bring beauty and order into a busy life

PAINTING WICKER BOXES

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It seems that I have been buying wicker boxes and baskets for many years. Different sizes, different sets… but I was getting a bit tired of the boring wicker colour. I wanted something a bit more colourful, more personal, so I thought about painting them. Painting wicker boxes
Choose your paints
I didn’t want to buy big pots of paint that I might not use again so instead, I bought a couple of paint sample pots in my local DIY shop. It is a great option as it allows you to buy more adventurous colours without a big investment.

The only trick to paint wicker is to have a good brush and to make sure that the paint gets into every nuke and cranny. You might have to go over the same area a couple of times.Painted wickers baskets
It has been a subtle change, nothing radical, but the little bit of colours have given the baskets a new lease of live and they look much fresher now.

I hope you like them.
Chaotic Itzi

Organising Chaos

Author: chaoticitzi

My name is Itzi. I am a Spanish girl living in Ireland with the three boys of my life. I am a firm believer in up-cycling, that beauty makes us happy and that pretty things don't have to be expensive. I love my family, coffee and the sun. Thank you for visiting. I hope you enjoy it Chaotic Itzi

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