Wooden Basket Dilemma for Stumped on Sunday / Sunday Synopsis ~ Diane's Vintage Zest!

Wooden Basket Dilemma for Stumped on Sunday / Sunday Synopsis

Happy Sunday!

Today's Stumped on Sunday question is about the wood basket (pictured below) that I shared with you on Friday.  Basically, this is what I ended up with and I'm not a huge fan, but I still want to finish it.  My question is...

Do you think I should paint it, stain it, cover it up with fabric, or just give it away?

This is the "example" basket, but I'm not a huge fan...  What do you think?

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Lastly, here are last week's posts in case you missed any.  :)

Sunday Synopsis!

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Monday:  Check out my recipe for a simple, no-fail pie crust!

Tuesday:  Do Tell Tuesday #12 with our guest co-host Bre and features from last week.  :)  Come link up and try to get featured on all four blogs next week!

Tuesday:  It's Mardi Gras next week!  Check out this great round-up from Do Tell Tuesday link-ups.  :)

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Wednesday:  It's another Crochet Rewind with all of the hats, scarves & blankets I have crocheted over the years!

Thursday:  An easy tip to drain cans quicker and easier.  Check it out!

on The Episodic Eater:  A late night dinner at Amor Y Tacos.  You'll want to see these yummy dishes!

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Also on The Episodic Eater:  Delicious frozen treats from Frostbites Crepes & Frozen Delights.  You'll never guess which flavors we ate!

Friday:  All of the week's adventures with a ton of beautiful furniture inspiration!

Saturday:  Field Day's Shop Small Saturday Showcase feature with beautiful, upcycled garments that you'll be adding to your wishlist!

Happy rest of the weekend!


  1. Hi. Maybe you could paint the little blocks in different colours. As spring is approaching, I'd take a variety of bright colours and abstractly paint it and create a cheery checkered(ish) look.

  2. I think you should stain it with different shades of brown to bring out its detailed look. Each season you can decorate the handle with a fancy bow. Such as for Easter do an Easter bow. At Christmas, do a Christmas bow, etc....

  3. I'm a wood staining newbie, so chances are that if I stained it, the shades would be completely different anyways!


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