Wicker isn’t popular anymore, but here’s why some people are grabbing it up at yard sales

Wicker isn’t popular any more and you will find wicker everything out in garage sales for just a dollar or two.

I bought this one at a garage sale for $2 this summer.

Time: 30 Minutes Cost: $6.00 Difficulty: Easy
the wicker woes re purpose that ugly thing , painted furniture, painting, repurposing upcycling

I painted and glazed it with Rustoleum spray paint and Wise Owl black glaze. It was pretty simple, really. Spray, brush on the glaze and you’re done.

the wicker woes re purpose that ugly thing , painted furniture, painting, repurposing upcycling

I did a quick spray of Rustoleum clear topcoat just to be sure it would stay put. I tend to be hard on my things, so this was just a precaution.

the wicker woes re purpose that ugly thing , painted furniture, painting, repurposing upcycling

To upcycle, redesign or re-purpose something that is destined for the trash is a huge save. We need to do it more often rather than just going out and buying new.

the wicker woes re purpose that ugly thing , painted furniture, painting, repurposing upcycling

the wicker woes re purpose that ugly thing , painted furniture, painting, repurposing upcycling

I had recently bought a baker’s rack that had a little shelf that I hooked right on this cart. It fit perfectly. To see more, go to the site, Love My DIY Home, at the link below:

Materials I used for this project:

Rustoleum spray paint   (Walmart)
Black Glaze   (WiseOwlPaint.com)