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4th of July Basket

Serve your favorite foods in this red, white, and blue basket at your next barbecue. Your July 4th celebration will a blast when you decorate your table with this unique, handmade craft.

At a Glance:

#5535 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Sheepskin, 8 oz. - 34151

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Imperial, 8 oz. - 34153

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Nautical, 8 oz. - 34161

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Java, 8 oz. - 34165

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz. - CS11301

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

Basket with leather handles, 3 coordinating fabrics, Twine, White cotton string, ¾” flat brush, Medium grit sandpaper, Scissors, Hot glue

Instructions

  1. Remove the handles from basket. Paint the handles Imperial. Allow to dry and then distress with sandpaper.
  2. Tape off 2 ½” at the top of basket and paint Nautical. Allow to dry. 
  3. Tape off the bottom of the basket at the blue line and paint with Java. Allow to dry. Paint the Sheepskin on top of the Java. Allow to dry. 
  4. Brush Mod Podge on the back of the fabrics to keep from fraying when cutting. Allow to dry. 
  5. Cut fabric into 1” stripe and Mod Podge onto basket. Alternate as desired. Allow to dry. 
  6. Hot glue the twine around the basket. 
  7. Place the handles back on the basket with the white cotton string.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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