Old Wire basket?

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I have an old Wire basket about 12" x12" square, don't know what to do with it except use for storage. Any ideas?

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  • 2dogal 2dogal on May 30, 2018
    Wash it up , paint it if needed, and put fruit in it. Put spanish moss in it then small flowering plants inside to hang outside. Put kids toys in it, put in trunk for odds and ends in your car....

  • Betty Betty on May 30, 2018
    go to craft store get moss line basket and put real or artificial plants in it set outside your entry way for a homey welcome

  • Mogie Mogie on May 30, 2018
    Use it in the bathroom (after you clean it up and spray paint it) to hold hair goodies. Use it when you garden to carry your gardening stuff (moisture meter, trowel, snips, etc.) Contain hose sprayers and sprinklers.

  • Ian Harris Ian Harris on May 30, 2018
    Iine with a porous material fill with soil and plant with trailing fuscias or similar ,hang or wall mount

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on May 30, 2018
    Depending on the size, clean or paint it and put a potted plant inside

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on May 30, 2018
    Line with moss and plant it up. Line with Fabric and have a drawstring closure for sewing box. Turn it upside down and use as Lampshade.

  • Cheryl Gillman Cheryl Gillman on May 30, 2018
    You could put it outside on your front lawn on it's side and put soil in it and plant flowers make it look like the flowers are spilling out of it

    Paint It, hang it with the bottom against the wall hang it in the washroom and put towels in it or tohold extra rolls oftoilet paper or other toiletries

    Or hang it in any other room and use as a shelf

    Paint it and instead of a blanket ladder, use the basket to hold blankets &/or pillows

    If you have a dog or cat, put their toys in it
    Or kids, put toys in it

    You can use it to hold dirty laundry (weave material throughout it to fill in any big spaces
    Use it to hold mittens/hats/scarves etc in winter

  • Kelly-n-Tony Kelly-n-Tony on May 30, 2018
    Hang it on it's side to the bathroom wall and roll up towels in it.

  • Ken Erickson Ken Erickson on Dec 13, 2020

    A hanging planter comes to mind.