How-To Gray-Washed Basket Email Print Soften the look of a basket, or unify several different ones, with a translucent wash of paint. Martha Stewart Living, November 2011 Tools and MaterialsAcrylic craft paint, in Arrowhead, by Martha Stewart Crafts; Michaels StoresUtility brush, Martha Stewart Crafts; Michaels StoresBasketThin paint with water. Brush onto basket. Let dry. Reviews (0) Add a Review Be the first to write a review.