10 stunning ideas to completely transform an old wicker plate

You might have seen wicker plate holders lying around your grandma's kitchen or you may have a few stacked up in your own cupboard, forgotten. While wicker plates are lovely as handcrafted objects by themselves, they can be on the plain side. For those who would like a little more color and variety in their lives, these projects are for you.
Next time you are out thrift shopping and come across a stack of these babies, don't just pass them by. Grab a few, because there are seemingly endless ways you can revamp them. Whether you want to simply paint them or transform them into a completely different object, keep reading to get inspired.
1. Garden décor (h/t Navage Patch)
Wicker is a gorgeous, natural material that looks great indoors but looks especially nice in nature. Next time you are doing a little gardening, go above and beyond your own expectations by adding some handcrafted garden decorations into the mix. You won't regret the extra effort, as seen in the video below:
2. Bohemian charger plates (h/t Delineate Your Dwelling)
Cheap acrylic craft paint is an amazingly simple ingredient that will work wonders for your next project. The project shown in the video below is as easy as squirting out your favorite colors and painting your favorite designs:
3. Wall display (h/t Decor Adventures)
This beautiful wall display is similar to the previous project, but has a more cohesive look. Watch how it comes together in the video below:
4. Wicker plate stool (h/t Design Sponge)
Painting isn't the only way to transform wicker plates. With a few extra materials, you can transform them into completely different objects such as these incredible stools. Forget spending tons of money at places like Crate & Barrel when you can make your own versions in minutes! Watch video below to see how:
5. Lampshade (h/t My Pondokkie)
This project proves that with just a little creativity, you can transform almost any everyday item into a gorgeous accent piece for your home. This lampshade will be the highlight of the room, day and night. Watch the video below to see this project come together:
6. Serving pedestals (h/t STC)
Whether you are having a summer barbecue or a dinner party, these adorable serving pedestals are a great way to show off your culinary talents. They're made with wicker plates and vintage candle holders and are super easy to make. Just watch the video below:
7. Embroidered wicker plates (h/t Design Improvised)
Wicker plates and baskets are already intricate beauties by themselves, but imagine how gorgeous they could look with some pops of color. This project weaves threads through the baskets for that additional wow factor. Whether you are an avid embroiderer or a novice, this is a great project for all skill levels. Follow along our video below:
8. Pumpkin decorations (h/t Sadie Seasongoods)
Halloween is right around the corner (if you're reading this in August or September!). Don't wait till the last minute to get your decorations in order. Here's a video to save you:
9. Above-the-bed wall art (h/t 320 Sycamore)
This project is perfect if you have a large stack of wicker plates that you have no clue what to do with. Check out how to transform wicker baskets into an above-the-bed wall hanging.
10. Watermelon decorations (h/t Shoppe Simone Etsy)
Nothing says summer quite like fresh and juicy watermelon. The video below proves the point:
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