Ta-Da!! Its Magic!

Warning: Here comes a picture post!

Do you guys remember this regular, ole picnic basket?

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How about now? Ring a bell yet?

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Good! As you all know, I planned to turn it into my own custom sewing basket after I saw one on Pinterest. Well guess what!? Its done!!

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The outside is spray painted a solid white. Pretty bland, I know. But…..

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Shazaam! Not bland on the inside!

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The basket bottom is lined with a solid “happy orange” as I like to call it.

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The top is also lined with “happy orange” and also has a pocket with elastic in it. The pocket is a light orange with red/orange polka dots.

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I am in L-O-V-E with this ribbon! It has hedgehogs!!! I lined everything with this and even made a little bow for the top.
I am uber excited to fill this baby up and use it like crazy! I’m so happy that it turned out good (IMO). I am not a DIY-er so that just makes this all the more special to me. Also, I am working on making a new matching pincushion that looks like a hedgehog…. So far, it looks like he’ll be so ugly he’s cute…I can live with that! Im also making a matching thread caddy (because we all know I need another!)
In the end, I used 4 fat quarters, 1 1/2 spools of ribbon, 2 cans of spray paint, a whole bunch of hot glue, and the basket. I would estimate it at costing $40 total. So maybe its not the cheaper way to go, but now I have a basket that’s 100% me, and that’s priceless. (I’m sure someone that’s a better bargain hunter would be able to make it for a lot cheaper.)

P.S.

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Guess who else likes it!

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I can’t end this post without a cute kitty pic, now can I?!

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