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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A Nautical Basket




I am on a nautical kick, it's my
favorite decor style.
I picked up a mis-tint at the hardware
store for $5, it was the most beautiful navy, 
definitely a nautical navy! I went right to town painting 
the exterior of this rattan basket.

Here is the before...


Just a typical rattan basket.
I used to keep magazines in this.
Now I keep nautical things in it!


I simply painted the outside of the basket 
using a craft brush, let it dry 
and filled it with a lantern, a boat, a starfish
 and some sea shells.


I made a cute little banner out of red scrapbook 
paper and yellow ric rac...I just hot glued the 
triangles to the ric rac and attached
it to the lantern.


I'm always camera happy, I love taking pics!


















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22 Comments:

At August 1, 2012 at 4:07 PM , Blogger Take It From Me Girls said...

way way way cute!
Just wanted to say thank you for joining our Welcome Wednesday blog hop! We hope to see you stop by weekly and even maybe enter some of our giveaways and check out our freebies & deals! We are so happy to be new followers of your blog and can't wait to come back! You are more than welcome to grab our special Welcome Wednesday button which will link you directly to our hop each week & that also helps spread the word about our great event!

THANKS!
Kristin & Jaime
--
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At August 1, 2012 at 4:33 PM , Blogger Nicole@Show Off Friday said...

Love it! It looks graet!

 
At August 1, 2012 at 5:13 PM , Blogger Full Circle Creations said...

Love it! I like that you left the inside of the basket it's natural color, it makes everything stand out. I love a beach/nautical theme but then I've always been pulled to the water. Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party!

Holly

 
At August 1, 2012 at 5:42 PM , Blogger Katherines Corner said...

It's lovely!!!! xo P.s. I am a linky follower too :-)

 
At August 2, 2012 at 12:06 AM , Blogger Nicholl Vincent said...

oh, so so cute!

come by nichollvincent.blogspot.com and say hello! have a great Wednesday!

 
At August 2, 2012 at 2:16 AM , Blogger Tonya Duke said...

Very nice! Great colors. :-) Tonya from www.ChirpingwithExcitement.blogspot.com

 
At August 2, 2012 at 12:31 PM , Blogger Paula Parrish said...

I love your nautical basket, what a great fresh and updated look for the living room. Nice Work. Thanks for sharing. ;o)

 
At August 2, 2012 at 1:11 PM , Blogger Garage Sales R Us said...

Great uocycle! I am visiting form the Catch a Glimpse link up and wanted to stop by and say hi. I a a new follower. I blog over at http://www.garagesalesrus.blogspot.com/ I hope you will stop by and do the same. I also have a giveaway with a Circut Machine going on right now. I would Love it if you entered but you have to hurry it ends tomorrow! Hope you have a great day!

Robin

 
At August 2, 2012 at 2:25 PM , Anonymous Stephanie @ Henry Happened said...

so nice! If I had a vacation house, I'd surely use this as the centerpiece on the table!

 
At August 2, 2012 at 3:55 PM , Blogger Carla Karam said...

What a fabulous idea!!
Thank you so much for joining us in Thursdays Favorite Things Blog Hop! With His grace, wishing you peace and many blessings to you and yours... Carla

 
At August 2, 2012 at 6:42 PM , Blogger Kadydid Designs said...

Super cute! I'm a new follower from the Fun Friday Blog Hop - can't wait to see what else you've got! :)

 
At August 2, 2012 at 6:56 PM , Blogger Alicia Seeley said...

Looks awesome, newest follower via GFC visiting from Fun Friday Link up!!
www.seeleyfamily5.blogspot.com

 
At August 2, 2012 at 9:08 PM , Blogger Kelly (Our Everyday Harvest) said...

This is really cute! I just love nautical themes!

 
At August 3, 2012 at 12:19 AM , Blogger Katherines Corner said...

Thank you for your bloggy friendship and for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things hop xo

 
At August 3, 2012 at 10:27 AM , Blogger Jill @ Create.Craft.Love. said...

Love, love, love this! That pennant on the lantern is too cute! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning to our Pomp Party board!

 
At August 3, 2012 at 3:09 PM , Blogger ForTheLoveOfTheSweetLife said...

This is amazing! I LOVE anything nautical!

First time visitor, came across you via Abbie's link party at 5D5W. Think I'm going to have to look around for a bit :)

 
At August 4, 2012 at 1:40 AM , Blogger Earning-My-Cape said...

Very cool! It turned out great!
Thanks for sharing with my Super Link Party! :-)

 
At August 5, 2012 at 1:43 AM , Blogger Meream said...

So cute! I love all things nautical and this is just fantastic :)

 
At August 6, 2012 at 10:11 AM , Blogger Christina said...

super cute!! I'm working on adding some new nautical pieces to my house - love them!

Thanks so much for linking to "20 Below Thursday"! :)

 
At August 7, 2012 at 6:02 PM , Blogger Trish said...

That turned out so cute! I love the nautical theme! Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

 
At August 8, 2012 at 3:03 AM , Blogger Michelle said...

so cute, i love all of your nautical theme decor! thanks for sharing!

michelle @thegildedhare.com

 
At August 15, 2012 at 1:01 AM , Blogger Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust said...

Fun project. Thanks so much for linking up on Fabulous Friday at Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust. {Sorry I'm running late - I've been on vacation.}

Warmly, Michelle

 

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