See that 99 cent price tag? 8 brilliant ways to repurpose an old basket

You can easily find cheap baskets at the dollar store, thrift shops or in your grandmother's basement. But what can you do with them? So happy you asked!
There are plenty of ways to upcycle a cheap basket and turn it into something seriously beautiful. We've picked out some of the best DIY projects that use baskets, so you can start dreaming of your next crafting day!
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1. Color block wicker basket
All you need is some paint to turn a boring old basket into something worthy of being displayed. We love the light colors chosen in this tutorial from Laura Ashley. ​
2. Fairy garden in a basket
Betcha never thought to make a fairy garden in a thrift store basket, did you?! We wouldn't have thought of it either if it weren't for Echoes of Laughter's super creative project!
3. Fall wreath
This sweet project from Shabby Grace Blog is the perfect way to upcycle a cheap basket into cute fall decor. Turn blah into beautiful!
4. Pom pom bathroom organizer
Well, isn't this just adorable?! A few colorful pom poms can transform even the most boring basket into a cute bathroom caddy!
5. Simple shelving
Good Housekeeping shows up how attaching square baskets to the wall creates instant shelving! We think this is a perfect storage solution for a small bathroom.
6. Painted basket wall art
Collect baskets in all shapes and sizes and spray paint them in complementary colors for a fun and colorful stack or a wall art installation like nothing you've ever seen. Better Life Bags has all the instructions!
7. DIY rope basket
Using a cheap plastic laundry basket from the dollar store, this tutorial from iHeart Organizing shows you how you can transform it into a chic basket worthy of holding your most prized blankets.
8. Basket turned planter
We love the idea of transforming baskets that are collecting dust into planters for a natural-looking home for your favorite greenery.
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Which transformation has you most inspired? Isn't upcycling just the best?! Share this inspiration with your favorite DIYers!
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