May Arts Ribbon Blog

Beautiful Baskets

 

With holidays just around the corner, it means family gatherings, parties and time spent together.

I don’t know about you, but I know when I’m having guests it means cleaning the house from top to bottom.  I like everything to look presentable.  Yes, even the bathrooms.  So, for this blog post I have made some Beautiful Baskets.

 

What do Bathrooms and Beautiful Baskets have in common?  Well, these beautiful baskets were made specifically for the bathroom.  Although I always put a brand new roll of toilet paper on the roll, when you have enough guests you may run out.  My bathroom may be clean but I still prefer that no one is reaching in the cabinets to find another roll of toilet paper, so here is my solution.

 

Find some really cute baskets, preferably on sale.  Mine were 50% off and oh so cute.  I love baskets.  Next, find some attractive scrapbook paper that will coordinate with the colors of your bathroom and some candles.  Finally, and most importantly, pick out some 'oh so beautiful' May Arts ribbon.

 

A few more supplies and we’ll be set:

1. Mod podge, yes I told you I love this stuff.

2. Paint brush or paint sponge

3. Craft paint

4. Hot glue and gun

5. Embellishments of your choice

6. Ribbons: FR35 – 1” plum, 370-14-47 – ¼” purple, WA32 – 1” antique gold, 360-38-32 – 3/8” antique gold, 360-38-03 – 3/8” navy, 363-33 – brown twisted burlap

 

Now let the fun begin!!

 

First, completely paint the basket.  Yes, even the inside.  You never want it to look unfinished and you may be able to see part of the inside at times.

 

Second, measure your baskets to determine widths of slats.  Decide where you want your scrapbook paper and where you want your ribbon.  Measure and cut the paper and ribbon.  Always, always remember to seal the ends of your ribbons with a hot knife, lighter or fray check.

 

Third, start painting the mod-podge on and placing your paper and ribbons where you would like them.  Because these will be used in the bathroom make sure to mod-podge over everything, including the painted wood so the moisture will not damage it.

 

Last, glue any embellishments you may have.  Voila – beautiful baskets!

 

For other fun projects and ideas, visit me at www.andreasbowcottage.blogspot.com or www.andreasbowcottage.com.

 

Have fun!!

 

Blog Posted By:  Andrea Miller

  1. Charlene

    I love Modge Podge, too…cute ideas!

    Reply
  2. Shelly

    Beautiful Baskets Andrea. After reading your post, I have come up with several places in my home to use decorative baskets like these. One more fun project to add to the “to-do” list.

    Reply
  3. Pam Loris

    What a great way to dress up those baskets! Modge Podge is a great tool in my room too!

    Reply

Write Comment

Follow Along

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

About May Arts

Welcome to the May Arts Ribbon brand blog. May Arts Ribbon is known for its superior quality and classic design.

If you are a business looking to buy May Arts Ribbon, register to shop wholesale.

About Ribbon Resource

Ribbon lovers can shop the ribbon seen on the blog at our retail site www.ribbonresource.com. Ribbon Resource is May Arts' retail store, a fun play off our tagline "The Ribbon Resource".

Categories

Archives

Email Exclusive

Sign up to receive special offers and promotions from the crafty people at MayArts.com!

Copyright © 2016 | All rights reserved.

Sitemap | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy