Lost Sock Basket for the Laundry Room

When my children were young I used
this now antique basket for their winter mittens.

Lost Sock Basket for the Laundry Room. Homeroad.net



It was a basket my family used for picnics when I was a little girl.

DIY Lost Sock Basket for the Laundry Room. Homeroad.net



I hand-painted The Three Little Kittens story around the handles and across the top many years ago.


Hand painted DIY Lost Sock Basket for the Laundry Room. Homeroad.net

Now I use it in my laundry room for lost socks.


Hand painted Lost Sock Basket for the Laundry Room. Homeroad.net


It's just a treasure of my own, not found at a thrift store, 
garage sale or on the side-of-the road 
that has become legitimately antiqued over time.



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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.

Comments

  1. It's lovely! You are so talented and obviously have been for a long time! I'm hoping to do something "crafty" this weekend. I hope you and yours have a wonderful holiday weekend.

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  2. I have a basket similar from my wedding. I always think about getting it out to use it for something. Sadly it won't hold all our misplaced socks!

    ~Bliss~

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  3. Funny to come across your post about a basket--when I just included one in mine! Bought it from a friend of mine at a yard sale we had together---I keep moving it-and I keep finding CATS in it! Lol! Blessings, Sharon

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  4. I can't think of a laundry room out there that couldn't use this! It's a lot better than the system I have in place now- you know, throw them in the bottom of the socks drawer! ;-)
    xo Becca

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