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Striped Picnic Basket

A burst of pink applied to a picnic basket adds to an already cheerful setting.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2010


Sources: Ikat serving tray is from


  • Woven-wood picnic basket

  • Painters' tape

  • Paintbrush

  • Latex primer

  • Semigloss paint


  1. Mark off a stripe on the basket with painters' tape.

  2. Prime with a latex primer, let dry.

  3. Paint the area with two coats of semigloss paint. Let dry before removing tape.

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