Winter Basket for the Front Door

      Sometimes I like to use alternatives to the
traditional front door wreath.

DIY Winter Basket for the Front Door.

Today I'm making a winter front door basket using a thrift store basket I painted a while back.  You can read all about painting a basket HERE.

This is an easy project once you find the perfect basket. 

I began by collecting my supplies... a few sticks from the yard and a couple of sparkly snowflakes from the dollar store. 

Supplies for a DIY Winter Basket for the Front Door.

I sprayed the sticks with white spray snow and stuck them into the basket with a mixture of real and faux winter greenery.

DIY Basket for the Front Door.

I wired one of the snowflakes onto the front of the basket an stuck one in the back behind the greens. 

Winter DIY Basket for the Front Door.

I made a big buffalo check bow and attached it to the front snowflake. 

Winter Basket for the Front Door.

I gave the basket a couple squirts of the spray snow and it was finished. 

Snowflake Basket for the Front Door.

This was an exceptionally easy project with thrift store, dollar store and back yard supplies! 

Looking for some front door ideas? 
Check out these painted front door posts by Homeroad.

Painting the Front Door

The Yellow Front Door

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Fall Basket Front Door Wreath

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .