how to make your own basket with rope

Baskets are a great way to make a room instantly look organized. Got a pile of stuff? Throw it in a basket! Suddenly it looks neat and organized even though you didn’t change a whole lot. The downside of baskets is that they can cost quite a bit. That is, of course, unless you take the lead from I Heart Organizing, and you make your own basket using a laundry basket frame and upholstery cord! Upholstery cord dyes nicely as well, giving it lots of personalizing options. [how to make your own DIY rope basket]

Project estimate:

  • Laundry basket, $1 and up
  • Spray paint, on hand
  • Upholstery cord ($3 a package for 6 packages), $18
  • Fabric Dye (optional), on hand or $3 and up
  • Hot glue gun, on hand

Total: $19 and up