Finished my other Before and After yesterday. Again, there is nothing that spray paint can't enhance and cute-ify (totally a word). I got this picnic basket from my mother-in-law a couple of weeks ago and had it hanging out in the basement, when I saw two really cute posts on V & Co--one about spray painting baskets and the other about making a fabric covering for the lid.
So like I said in my last post...I morphed the two ideas and came up with a pretty little picnic basket...which I am sure my masculine hubby would love to tote around...oh well he will have to do it anyway.
So we started with this:
A cute basket, but lots of cuter potential.
Like I said I used a semi-gloss spray paint in black and covered the entire thing (in several coats). The next day I took some old material, cut it out in the shape of the lid. Next I covered the lid in batting because I didn't have any thinner padding, which was a little more difficult. I secured that with spray adhesive. Then I hot glued the fabric in place, using the hot glue underneath the lip of the basket.
And yeah...all done...well okay, I would like to sew a lining to put inside of the basket but that will be quite awhile. But for now this is how it looks...
not too shabby.
ps I don't normally picnic with porcelain plates and decorative pillows...but it makes a pretty picture.