DIY laundry hamper – You have finally found the perfect shaped basket to laundry hamper idea, but the color is completely wrong. Just create the color you want by painting the original baskets which color you choose. This project is quick and easy to implement. The result is a customized basket that is ready to use to create unique laundry hamper or to show in your home.
Prepare the work area by covering the workspace with old newspapers. Work in a well-ventilated area as a garage or workshop where you can open windows and doors that create airflow, or work outside if weather permits. Apply a thin layer of spray paint to the entire surface of the DIY laundry hamper by spraying in a sweeping motion from side to side. Spray both the inside and the outside of the basket. Avoid heavy spraying as this will cause the drip to drip and will destroy the appearance. Spray several thin layers (rather than a thick layer) paint to increase color.
Create a DIY laundry hamper by spraying two thin layers than the lightest color as a base for the laundry hamper. Apply the second color in strips around the basket to create a shaded effect. Use two or more colors that merge well together. Create a painted effect with paint spray paint by wiping the surface of the basket with a dry paper towel immediately after spraying. Allow to dry for 24 to 48 hours before creating a laundry hamper containing all food products.
Apply acrylic wood stains with brush to bring out the natural beauty of a DIY laundry hamper. Buy traditional lasers for a natural look or mix equal parts of acrylic paint in your choice of colors with a gel medium to get exactly the color you’re looking for. Apply a thin layer of paint to the basket. Wipe the excess with a dry paper towel. Darken the stain by applying additional layers, if desired. Allow to dry completely. Sand easy to lift the fabric in the basket and to create a smooth surface. Apply a layer of acrylic lacquer to seal in color and protect the finish. Let dry thoroughly before using as a laundry hamper.
Use baskets to display seasonal items in your home or create a one-of-a-kind gift box for holiday get. Always work in a well-ventilated area. Another kind of DIY laundry hamper that you can easily do yourself is a laundry hamper. Fill the laundry hamper with things like hot tub, body lotion, shower gel, bath salts, an aromatherapy candle, massage oil, a bath pillow and a hood.