Hey friends! On Monday we talked about some inexpensive yet stylish storage options for our clutter; specifically for toy clutter in family spaces. I shared a few ideas for customizing basic baskets and boxes to fit your decor, and over the next few days I’m going to share the how to’s for those makeovers, starting with a metallic painted basket.
I started with a plastic basket from my local Meijer store, similar to the one I shared on Monday. This one set me back $3.99. I’m sure you could also find a good option at the dollar store. Or the thrift store.
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I wanted to create a hammered metal finish for this basket, perfect for our modern farmhouse style.
Next I added just a light spray of the hammered metal paint to add some texture.
I love the old metal look; quite an upgrade for the price. If your decor is more on the modern side, you could use copper or gold paint, or any color you choose.
My kids are too old for toys, so I think this beauty will hold dog leashes. :)
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