Taking baskets for a dip

Reinventing old baskets and raffia totes have never seemed as thrilling as after seeing some amazing re-makes by crafty DIY fashion blogger A Pair & A Spare, the DIY team at MarthaStewart and the creative folks over at Poppytalk. The idea is to take your old basket for a DIY dip in an amazing color of your choice. A Pair & A Spare opted for popping neon and used spray paint, adhesive and old fashion mags to score the amazing transformation, complete tutorial here

Team Martha chose to go for a classic palette and dyed their IKEA Byholma totes (among others) in classic white & red…

Pic showing the DIY process including actual dipping & dying, click here for full tutorial

Poppytalk featured some awesome examples of basket dye re-makes from Free Peoples store decor, click here for more

With this inspiration, go grab those old baskets and treat ´em to some TLC (Tender Loving Color)!

Link to original hack posts:
A Pair & A Spare Neon DIY for Harpers Bazaar
Martha Stewart Basket Dip Dye
PoppyTalk Free People Dip Dye Lamp Shades
Good Luck Hacking folks!

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