This dollar store laundry basket upcycling technique is going viral

Cheap plastic laundry baskets cost next to nothing from a dollar store. Made from thin plastics of all colors, they exist in multiple purchase options. Although you can certainly use them for laundry, these projects will have you upcycling them into beautiful and functional household helpers.
Grab a basket and dump out the laundry. With a few easy-to-follow steps you can upcycle a laundry basket in the time it takes you to wash a load of clothes.
Door wreath (h/t A Piece of Rainbow)
Cut down a round plastic laundry basket to create the foundation form for a wreath. All you need is a plastic laundry basket to create a beautiful wreath of flowers. Use silk flowers to create a durable wreath for any season. Watch this project come to life in the video below.
Decorative basket (h/t Busy Bliss)
Take an ugly laundry basket from a dollar store find to custom décor with the technique shown in the video below.
Lady buys plastic tubs at dollar store, but her DIY touch makes 'em look way pricier
Add some glam to plastic tubs with a little spray paint. The video below shows how easy the project can be.
Got an old tomato cage? Here's one neat way to upcycle it
If you need a plant stand, follow the directions in the video below to learn how easy it is to make one from a tomato cage.
Lady grabs two plant wire baskets and adds lights. You'll be in love with this easy craft
Add wire baskets, lights and a plant to create a one-of-a-kind garden chandelier. Check out the video below to learn how.
Baby play seat (h/t Crafty Morning)
Where do you put baby to play? You can create a charming play station for baby from a laundry basket. Check out how this project comes together with the video below.
Large planter (h/t Elizabeth Joan Designs)
Planters can be expensive, and the bigger they are the more they cost. Luckily, an old laundry basket can save the day. Check out how in the video below.
Car pet bed
You want your dog to enjoy a comfortable ride on car trips. Car pet beds keep your pet secure, comforted and raised up enough to see what is going on outside of the car.
Garden washing station (h/t Hometalk)
Two different styles of dollar store laundry baskets combine to create a unique garden idea. Using this creative solution to wash off produce in the garden works to cool it down quickly and eliminate any little bugs that want a ride into your home.

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