How to Make a Farmhouse Painted Flower Basket

       A farmhouse style basket from a thrift store find.

How to Make a Farmhouse Painted Flower Basket.

Believe it or not this beautiful farmhouse style willow basket has had several lives already. 

The first one was well before the thrift store where I found it. 

How to Make a DIY Farmhouse Painted Flower Basket.

I found several great farmhouse baskets a while back at the thrift store that were the perfect candidates for a dipped paint technique.

I repurposed this basket just recently and made a beautiful 
Winter Basket for the Front Door

Today, now that the winter is winding down, I'm giving this basket another new life for the Spring. 

I began by removing the handle and painting the basket with a stain that contains poly

How to Repurpose a DIY Farmhouse Painted Flower Basket.

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While the stain was drying I cut a piece of burlap from a roll and frayed the edges. 

Rolled burlap for basket upcycle.

How to add a burlap tag to a basket.

I also found a metal tag and added puffy sticker numbers to the tag. 

Creating a DIY metal tag.

I coated the tag with silver Rub and Buff to make it all the same color. 

When the basket was dry I used hot glue to attach the burlap and tag to the basket. 

Farmhouse painted flower basket DIY.

All that was left was to fill the basket with beautiful faux flowers. 

I bought these at Hobby Lobby but if you look at the bottom of this post I will give you other suggestions using my Amazon links. 

How to Make a Repurposed Flower Basket for Spring.

It's perfect to hang on the wall or stand on a shelf. 

How to Make a DIY Repurposed Flower Basket for Spring.

 Make a DIY Repurposed Flower Basket for Spring.

A beautiful and thrifty basket makeover for Spring. 

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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.


  1. This turned out great! I am so glad you are continuing to undertake and post about craft projects. So many bloggers seem to have stopped entertaining and inspiring us with new and clever DYI projects. I hope you don't stop!

  2. Oh I love this one. It's simple but so elegant.

  3. Very pretty Susan. I have a few baskets that need a makeover too.


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