DIY Paint Dipped Basket

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Paint Dipped Basket |Inspired by Charm

Today I just wanted to share a fun, easy, and colorful tutorial with you. In addition to my posts here on IBC, I write for a few other blogs. One of those blogs is MyColortopia. I usually post there once a month and cover everything from selecting a paint color palette to using accent colors to choosing wall colors. It’s a fun space where I get to talk color.

Recently, Glidden challenged me (and my MyColortopia blogging buddies) to create a quick project using their paint. I didn’t do this project with the intention of sharing it here on IBC, but I was pleased with the way it turned out and wanted to make sure you saw it.

Basically, I took a basket I purchased from Target last fall and gave it a paint dip treatment with some Grab-N-Go paint in Red Delicious. As much as I loved the basket the way it was, this added a fresh pop of color and pizzazz.

Paint Dipped Basket |Inspired by Charm

To share the quick tutorial, I’m using a new-to-me platform called Snapguide. It’s a fun little program for quick and easy tutorials like this. I’m not sure how often I’ll use it, but if it’s something you like, let me know in the comments and I can try to incorporate it more.

Anyhoo, you can check out my quick little project below:

Check out How to Create a Colorful Paint Dipped Basket by Michael Wurm, Jr. on Snapguide.

What do you think? Have you ever paint-dipped anything in your home?

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While I do write for MyColortopia, this is not a sponsored post. I just thought the project turned out cool and wanted to share it here, too.

CHECK OUT MORE Paint Dipped Projects here:

Paint Dipped Brass Candlesticks
Gold-Dipped Mason Jars
Paint Dipped Pumpkins

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  • beverly e at

    Love this idea, especially the diagonal line, & liked the SnapGuide… much easier than scrolling!

  • Julie at

    Liked the tutorial – no problem viewing. I’m a visual learner and found this easy/informative and will likely try this soon. Thanks Michael!

  • Susan at

    Cute idea! I really liked the Snapguide! No problems on my IPad. I hope you do incorporate it more!

  • Luisa at

    I love this project and it turned out beautiful Michael! I love the way you angled the paint to give it that just dipped look.
    I actually really liked SnapGuide. I used it on my iPhone and it was simple and you could go back and forth to see the different steps.
    I stumbled across IBC by accident during the holidays and I was hooked. I LOVE everything about your ideas from food to decorating and consider your site and you the best stumble I have had in a long time

  • Susan at

    Love the red Michael ! I have a dipped basket on my front door right now in white. I never think of color and the red is perfect!

  • Allison at

    I am a self-identified basket addict and this is just some next level gorgeousness! I love it! And I love your blog: so happy I stumbled upon it!

  • Erin at

    Hi Michael,

    Just stumbled across this and love it!!! I can’t wait to update a very old, handed down wicker hamper that needs a sprucing up. I also love SnapGuide – quicker than reading a blog entry with instructions and utilizing pictures that are worth 1,000 words each. On my computer, I opened with Google Chrome and it worked spectacularly.

    Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Holly at

    Love it! I pinned that Baby! I really liked the snapfish, worked great on Foxfire. P.S. Finished painting my walls in flat SW Navajo White. Love love love!

  • Dawn Rene at

    Hello Handsome…Love the basket, love the SnapGuide. I liked not having to scroll down and down and down…well you get the drift. Keep on keeping on…

  • Cynthia at

    Hi Michael~
    It’s been a while since I’ve written…life intervenes sometimes! I love how you love to DIP!
    Stay well, Cynthia

  • vicki at

    Loved the idea and hope to try it as well.
    You always have such cool ideas.
    I look forward to your posts. Keep up the great work.
    Thank-you for sharing.

  • Candice at

    Loved the basket and will definitely try this! Snap Guide worked very well on my iPad and was very easy to use. It’s a great add-in.

  • Jan at

    The Snap Guide worked great in Safari and I really liked it! It made sense, was easy to use and was a great idea. I give it two thumbs up.

    I did have to laugh when your e mail promised that your basket project would ” Take an old basket from bold to boring…”

    The project wasn’t boring at all, great idea and nice accent in the room! 🙂

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      Oops! Slight dyslexia there. Boring to BOLD! Haha.

      xo Michael

  • Catherine at

    I picked up a cute basket at the thrift store and let my daughter paint the bottom half in white and we put a potted fern in it. It looks so cute and so does yours! I love the angle of the paint with yours. As for the snap guide, it worked fine for me embedded in your post. I quite liked it! There was a little button to click to expand out the picture so I could see it all and it was quick and easy to scroll through. No complaints here!

  • Lin at

    I really like your basket. That is a great idea and it adds a little “snap” to your corner. Ok I know that was not funny…

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      Hahaha! Love it!

      xo Michael

  • jenw at

    Cute basket. Not a fan of the SnapGuide though. Not sure if it was just me/my outdated work brower, but parts of your text description were cut off and I couldn’t figure out how to “scroll” down to see the rest. And I find it irritating to have to click through a guide vs just scrolling down through your normal “tutorial” type posts.

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      Gotcha! I appreciate the input. Like I said, I don’t think I’ll be using it. I guess everything is worth try though.


      xo Michael

  • amanda at

    such a great idea!! i love it!

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