Update a Plastic Laundry Basket With Colorful Rope
- plastic laundry basket
- rope in various colors
- hot glue gun
- hot glue sticks
Start by Gluing Rope
Turn the basket upside down. Glue the end of the first rope onto the basket.
Wrap Rope Around Basket
Start wrapping the first rope around the basket by placing strips of hot glue and then pressing the rope into the glue.
Wrap First Color + Glue
Wrap and glue until the first rope section reaches a width you like.
Wrap Second Color + Glue
Start with the next color. Wrap and glue until it reaches a width you like.
Continue Alternating Colors
Continue to alternate colors, creating a colorful stripe pattern. Use ropes of varying thickness to create texture and interest.
Wrap Rope on Basket Rim
Wrap and glue the rope under the rim of the basket. Then, start wrapping and gluing the rope onto the rim of the basket.
Hold Blankets, Laundry + More
Use your finished basket to hold blankets, towels in the bathroom or even laundry in your kids' rooms.