The Black Basket You’ve Always Wanted [in just 10 minutes!]

Beautiful black baskets! Make your own in five minutes by painting any old basket with the best black paint! Beautiful storage idea for this modern entry!

Did you get a chance to check out our finished entryway? We’ve been living in this space for two months now and some days I still can’t believe it’s my home! It’s the ONE room in the house that is completely finished and there is nothing I would change! When I was sourcing pieces for this room, I looked high and low for an affordable black basket, but couldn’t find anything (within my budget!) that I loved. So I did my easiest DIY yet…

Beautiful black baskets! Make your own in five minutes by painting any old basket with the best black paint! Beautiful storage idea for this modern entry!

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I painted some baskets! Seriously – that’s it! Buuut I did use the best paint for the job! I looked for some plain, affordable baskets first. I needed some that would fit in my entry shelves – with the intention of storing mittens and hats and all that other stuff that kids throw on the ground when then come inside.

Beautiful black baskets! Make your own in five minutes by painting any old basket with the best black paint! Beautiful storage idea for this modern entry!

Fusion Mineral Paint is my go-to paint for anything that isn’t a full wall! lol. I knew right away that it would work on these baskets. I choose to use Coal Black because it’s a deep, strong black – I’d used it before and knew I loved it!

Beautiful black baskets! Make your own in five minutes by painting any old basket with the best black paint! Beautiful storage idea for this modern entry!

If you’re looking for a great basket to paint and you’re in Canada, Canadian Tire has a ton of great baskets in different sizes and shapes – including mine here. Or you could try ordering one like this, or like this, or like this!

Beautiful black baskets! Make your own in five minutes by painting any old basket with the best black paint! Beautiful storage idea for this modern entry!

It took two coats of paint to get into the nooks and crannies of the piece, but once it was done they looked amazing!

Beautiful black baskets! Make your own in five minutes by painting any old basket with the best black paint! Beautiful storage idea for this modern entry! Beautiful black baskets! Make your own in five minutes by painting any old basket with the best black paint! Beautiful storage idea for this modern entry!

There are baskets on the shelves in both sides of our entry’s closet-turned-mudroom. It was the perfect storage solution – one black basket for each of us!

Beautiful black baskets! Make your own in five minutes by painting any old basket with the best black paint! Beautiful storage idea for this modern entry!

Check out how we upcycled an old console table for the entry too!

Beautiful Furniture Transformation! Use leftover tile to upcycle an old console table into a beautiful, modern piece in just a few steps. Beautiful narrow table for the entry or hallway. Such a wonderful use of leftover tile!

Beautiful black baskets! Make your own in five minutes by painting any old basket with the best black paint! Beautiful storage idea for this modern entry!

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