Upcycled Boho Basket

I've been dying to share this project with you!

Today is Thrifty Chicks challenge day and our item we are upcycling this month is baskets and woven items!

Upcycled Boho Basket
I found my basket at Goodwill for just .99 cents!

Upcycled Boho Basket

I liked the oblong shape of it but the handle had to go.

Upcycled Boho Basket

I also used this ball of string I had for this project.

Upcycled Boho Basket

I wanted to add some macrame to this basket and create a wall pocket. I started by tying a piece of the string across the center.

Upcycled Boho Basket

Then I tied lark's head macrame knots onto the string. I shared the different macrame knots in this post: DIY Macrame Kitchen Curtain.

Upcycled Boho Basket

I cut my pieces about 60 inches long and tied them all across the string.

Upcycled Boho Basket

Then I began tying square knots with doubled-up strings.

Upcycled Boho Basket

Upcycled Boho Basket

And I kept going until I reached the bottom edge of the basket.

Upcycled Boho Basket

Then I used a large needle to pull the strings through the side of the basket.

Upcycled Boho Basket

Upcycled Boho Basket

I knotted the strings tight to the basket on the back and then trimmed up the ends.

Upcycled Boho Basket

Now I wanted something cute to put in my new wall pocket. I pulled out some of my vintage fabric pieces.

Upcycled Boho Basket

I made a paper heart template...

Upcycled Boho Basket

... and cut out some hearts.

Upcycled Boho Basket

Upcycled Boho Basket

Then I stitched them together.

Upcycled Boho Basket

Then I turned them, stuffed them, and came up with these!

Upcycled Boho Basket

They are now in my new macrame basket wall pocket.

Upcycled Boho Basket

Upcycled Boho Basket

Upcycled Boho Basket

Upcycled Boho Basket

I really love how this Thrifty Chicks project turned out!

Upcycled Boho Basket

Now it's time to check out the other very talented ladies' projects!

Linda from Itsy Bits and Pieces - A Quick And Simple Farmhouse Basket Re-Do
Tuula from Color Me Thrifty - Repurposed Wicker Plates into Art
Kathleen from Our Hopeful Home - How I Saved A Farmhouse Hanging Basket
Lora from Lora B Create and Ponder - DIY Vintage-Inspired Fiber Placemats

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Upcycled Boho Basket