Why, yes, they can.
Why, yes, they have.
I picked up these two almost-alike baskets to help organize paper in the house.
However they happen to be waiting around when I was using the green homemade paint on the vanity.
Woe is to anything in my path when I have a loaded paint brush in my hand.
I was so involved with churning out the projects, I forgot to take in-between pics.
I slathered a thick, chunky layer of the green paint (a silvery sage color - almost the same as the dining room wall).
After the baskets dried, the adornment process began with strands of wired rusty stars decked out with torn cotton ribbons.
I decided a number was needed and chose "10".
For no real reason except I was free-hand painting it and those two numbers are easy to paint on wicker.
I could have chosen "8" because there are eight stars.
But, well, whatever.
I attached a rusty wire loop on the back for hanging.
Then I hung them on the wall and tried them out as display boxes.
Oh, I did go back and add Pearl, Pearl, the Prairie Girl tag to each.
I can't seem to do a project without Pearl.
The old photos and the bottle brush trees look quite at home.
These are now available at Riverfront Antique Mall.
I may have some more in my future.
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