How to decorate a flower basket?

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How to decorate a flower basket?

DIY flower baskets are a great way to refresh an “old” basket and create an interesting decoration for your home or home garden

5 ideas for decorating flower baskets

1. Colorful basket

Colorful flower baskets are a very interesting garden decoration. To make such a basket you will need:

  • a basket lined inside with foil,
  • spray paint in any color,
  • painter’s tape,
  • old newspaper.

How to do it:

  1. Secure the basket halfway up with painter’s tape and newspaper.
  2. Put the basket on thicker painter’s foil.
  3. Paint the uncovered part of the basket.
  4. Peel off the painter’s tape and the newspaper
  5. Wait for the paint to dry – it is best to wait at least 24 hours.
  6. Secure the previously painted part of the basket with tape and newspaper
  7. Paint the unprotected part of the basket
  8. Wait until the other painted part is dry – wait about 24 hours

2. DIY basket made from a plastic flower pot

Very interesting are pots imitating a basket – they are made of jute string. To make such a flowerpot, you will need:

  • a plastic flower pot,
  • jute twine – it can be coloured,
  • hot glue.


  1. Glue the jute string to the flower pot using hot glue. Make sure the twine adheres to each other
  2. Wrap the whole flower pot this way

3. Metal writing on the basket

A basket inscription is a very fashionable and interesting solution. There are ready-made inscriptions available in DIY stores. To make this decoration you will need

  • a basket lined with foil inside,
  • a metal sign,
  • hot glue

Method of making:

Glue the inscription to the basket using hot glue.

4. Wooden decorations on wicker basket

You can decorate the flower basket with wooden pendants, which are available at any stationery store. The pendants can be spray-painted in any color you like. This decoration will look great on small wicker baskets. Decorating a basket in this way is very easy. To make them, you will need:

  • a basket lined with plastic wrap,
  • wooden hangers,
  • spray paint,
  • hot glue.

How to make:

  1. Paint the wooden hangers the color of your choice.
  2. When dry, glue them with hot glue to the wicker basket

5. Sewing decorations on the basket

Sewing accessories such as pompoms, sequins or tassels look very interesting on the flower basket. Such decorations will give new life to old flower basket. To make such decoration, you will need:

  • a basket lined with foil inside,
  • sewing accessories such as pompoms, tassels,
  • hot glue

Method of making:

Glue the sewing embellishments with hot glue to the flower basket

Decorating the flower basket yourself is a great way to make an original decoration in your garden or at home.

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