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Transform a plastic deli basket into a beautiful flower basket sign with this step-by-step tutorial to make a Dollar Store deli basket sign.

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Every summer, Dollar Tree usually sells a variety of grilling and picnic supplies – like bamboo skewers, paper plates, serving trays, fun plastic cups, and deli baskets for hamburgers and hot dogs.

supplies for a dollar store wall decor project

Not one to pass up on a good basket craft, I got creative with paint, a wood slatted sign, and some faux flowers to create a cute floral basket sign.

Video Tutorial: Deli Basket Wall Decor

Just watch this quick video to see how this craft came together.

Dollar Store Deli Basket Flower Sign
flower basket wall sign

Dollar Store Deli Basket Sign

Yield: 1 sign
Active Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Difficulty: easy

Transform a plastic deli basket into a beautiful flower basket sign with this step-by-step tutorial to make a Dollar Store deli basket sign.

Materials

  • Grill basket from Dollar Tree
  • White spray primer
  • Unfinished wood sign
  • Gel wood stain and paper towels
  • Chalk paint, dark brown and cream
  • E6000 glue
  • Small bunch of faux flowers
  • Twine

Tools

Instructions

    1. Watch the video tutorial before you begin, and let that be your visual guide for this craft.
    2. Stain the sign. Paint gel stain onto the unfinished wood sign, painting all the edges as well. Wipe away excess stain with a paper towel. Let dry. stain the wood sign and wipe away excess
    3. Prime the basket. In a well-ventilated area, spray the basket with spray primer. Spray one side of the basket, and let it dry. Then flip the basket over and spray the other side. Let dry. distress basket with brown paint
    4. Paint the basket. Alternate between brown and cream paint, using a dry brush technique to layer paint. Let dry.
    5. Assemble the sign. Use a combination of E6000 and hot glue to secure the basket to the wood sign.
    6. Add flowers. Cut a small bunch of faux flowers, with stems short enough to fit inside the basket. Wrap the stems with twine, and secure with a bow. Hot glue the flower bunch inside the basket.
    7. Hang. If you want to hang this sign, you can glue twine to the back of the sign. I used command velcro strips to attach this sigh right to the wall.

The Finished Dollar Store Flower Basket Sign

flower basket wall sign

Don’t forget to PIN this craft for later:

Deli Basket DIY Wall Decor
Dollar Store DIY Wall Decor

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