Dip-Dyed Baskets When dipped in paint, rustic baskets become thoroughly modern carryalls that look as if they came straight out of a design shop. If you don't have enough paint to dip large baskets, use a foam brush to apply the paint instead.
Handwoven in Ghana from colorfully-dyed grasses, the Bolga Baskets are topped with goat-hide leather handles. Theyre just-the-right size for magazines in the living room or fresh produce in the kitchen.
Take a Dip.Skip painting an entire chair and employ a dip-dye effect instead. Paint just the base or the tips of the legs in a standout color. If you're painting the tips of chair legs, measure how far up the leg you want to paint.