Easiest DIY ever: Transform a laundry basket into a planter

Spruce up your home decor with this easy DIY project. Converting a laundry basket into a planter is the perfect job for a not-so-lazy Saturday. Utilize supplies you already have and take an old laundry basket from functional to decor chic in literally a matter of minutes. Not only are you recycling items you no longer use, but you're giving your home a makeover just in time for the changing of seasons. This project is so easy that if you have kids, they can absolutely become your little DIY helpers.
Planters are a pleasing element for any room. Finding the right space boils down to your personal preference. This planter would make a beautiful complement to any living space: great rooms, dining rooms, bathrooms, hallways and more. All you need is a little creativity and about 15 minutes.
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Materials
- Wicker or woven laundry basket
- 4 pieces of floral wet foam blocks, 9-by-2 3/5-by-4 1/5 inches
- Craft glue adhesive
- Real or fake flowers with leaves and stems
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Instructions
1. Lay out the floral wet foam blocks inside the bottom of the laundry basket to see how they best fit.
2. Glue the floral wet foam blocks to the inside bottom of the laundry basket.
3. Stick the flower or leaf stems down inside the wet foam blocks, about an inch or so deep.
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Tip: Try alternating between different plants andleaves to add depth to your planter.
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