Autumn Wheat Basket

 

How about a quick and easy project to liven up your front porch or inside by your other autumn decor…

 

 

I just found a tall wicker basket. (And before buying one….look at the thrift store. Or, even your garage/attic. Who knows where you might find the perfect basket.)

 

And then I spray painted it dark brown. (Let it dry completely and spray with a clear coating/sealant. Allow to dry again.)

 

And then I tied some ribbon around the basket. And put some tall wheat stalks inside. Don’t have any wheat stocks laying around?!?! :) Check out your local craft store for any sort of tall replacement in the floral department. There are all sorts of funky/fallish/tall items to put in your basket. (I have no clue what any of them are called…..just browse around a while.)

 

And there, nice and autumn-ish.

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26 Responses to “Autumn Wheat Basket”
  1. 1
    Alexandria says:

    I love this! I was just at my local grocery store and saw some wheat. Picked it up, but it down because I had no idea what to do with it.
    But now I know!

  2. 2
    The Hughes Family says:

    I am soooooo doing this! I love your autumn projects…so cute and festive!

  3. 3
    Ann Hatch says:

    Really cute idea~ I always find cute baskets at yard sales or at Goodwill- now I have something to do with them! Love the ribbon…

  4. 4
    P says:

    This is so pretty, what would I do without you? :-)
    Kristin

  5. 5
    Jamie says:

    Very nice! I love how simple and elegant it is! I have so many yellowish baskets that could benefit from some spray paint right about now!

  6. 6
    Grace @ One Craft Girl's Corner says:

    Very nice! So that's what you do with the wheat!

  7. 7
    Wendy says:

    That is really pretty!

  8. 8
    Mauri says:

    Darling! What a quick and easy idea.

  9. 9
    Amanda says:

    I really need something like this…Gotta get to the craft store :P

  10. 10
    Julie says:

    I've always wondered about spray painting baskets!!! thank you so much for sharing this!

  11. 11
    House Elf says:

    very nice – would like to do this with millet! Thanks for the idea.

  12. 12
    Heidi@TheCraftMonkey says:

    very cute, and SO easy!

  13. 13
    Crafts and Deals says:

    So cute! I love the ribbon you used! Thanks for sharing…

  14. 14
    Kim at Polka Dot Thought says:

    Cute!!! Yet another thing I want to make now! ha ha!

  15. 15
    nima says:

    wow..gorgeous

  16. 16
    Kari @ Ucreate says:

    Ashley,
    This is soooo perfect for the fall. I'm totally copying you!!

  17. 17
    Tiffany says:

    What a cute & simple idea! I am going to have to find some wheat!

  18. 18
    Summer Rae says:

    Adorable!

  19. 19
    Jill says:

    I LOVE how simple and cute this is! Fall is my favorite season (I do decorate for Christmas in fall too haha)! Thanks for sharing! I love your ideas :)

  20. 20
    The Noalls says:

    See, this is why you have a website with a ton of followers–you have great, simple ideas! :)

  21. 21
    Hollye says:

    I am headed the thrift store first thing Monday. This is something my daughter would love to do with me. She is 4, but she loves anything crafty. This will be fun for us to do together! Love it!

  22. 22
    ashjoy says:

    I'm a follower

  23. 23
    Darin and Carolyn says:

    So cute! Where did you find the basket and the wheat from?

  24. 24
    Kara@ Creations by Kara says:

    I just love how that turned out, it is gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing!

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