As you may have noticed, wicker is very trendy lately. And it's no new thinking that natural house designs are in vogue recently.
Decorating your home with wicker baskets can enhance the look of any style (traditional to contemporary). Found in many different shapes and sizes, they are perfect for decorating and storing almost anything.
Home baskets is a rapidly growing decorating trend, due primarily to the beautiful and unique nature of the baskets and their many designs. The wide variety of styles and colors make them a very versatile accent to your home’s decor.
Many people find it difficult to decorate their homes with contemporary home baskets. But not anymore!!
Keep on reading to discover many fashionable ways to decorate your place using home baskets.
IDEA 1: FOR YOUR BATHROOM
Wicker baskets in a bathroom could attract mold and mildew, the bathroom is the room of the home where we have free space to create a beautiful, relaxed and comfortable environment. There is no need for you to fight for space with bulky furniture; this makes it the ideal place to add some home baskets. You can use them to store everything in the bathroom including hand towels, toilet paper, hand soap, toiletries, and all sorts of small essentials.
IDEA 2: FOR YOUR BEDROOM
One element that is a must-have in bedroom decoration is baskets. A nice number of baskets adds a finishing touch that elevates the look and vibe of your bedroom. They are great for decorating your sleeping space and can hold magazines, books, or cushions and keep them organized.
IDEA 3: FOR YOUR KID’S ROOM
You’re probably already pretty familiar with what goes on in your child’s bedroom. Very often the child's room is messy. When they are playing, reading or getting ready, you always tend to find a lot of mess in the corner of the bed and on the floor. Baskets are a good solution for a clutter-free room. They allow you to group items easily such as toys, books and clothes.
IDEA 4: FOR YOUR LIVING ROOM
Your living room is a well-being place. Baskets are practical items that can help you to create the warm ambiance that you desire. In a living room, the basket can have several functions. You can use it as a magazine rack which is the classic version that almost everyone knows or uses. And it can also be used to store plaids, cushions or your games and other electronics so you have them on hand without cluttering up. It will not only help you stay organized but will also add a minimal trendy vibe to your space. And if you’re a plant enthusiast, you can also use home baskets to style them. Drop a faux houseplant into a woven basket and you get immediate interest. The texture and nature of the basket level up a faux plant.
IDEA 5: FOR YOUR KITCHEN
The kitchen is the heart of the home. This room should be functional, but also should serve as a great decorating focal point. Baskets can do just that. They hold items within easy reach for the cook, and they add interest with their motifs or colors. You can use home baskets to Stack your Cookbooks, Display Fruits & Vegetables in Decorative Fashion or as cutlery Drawer Organizers.
IDEA 6: FOR YOUR LAUNDRY ROOM
Putting a wicker basket in your laundry room is a great way to store all of your laundry supplies. This also adds a decorative element to your laundry room instead of leaving all your supplies out in the open.
Fill a basket with your laundry detergent, dryer sheets, bleach, and extra hangers for clothes that need to air dry.
A LITTLE BONUS FOR YOU: HOW TO CLEAN WICKER BASKETS
Who doesn’t love the look of wicker furniture? It gives a place charm and character. Unfortunately, there’s one downside to wicker – it can get dirty! Cleaning with mostly dry methods, or only a slight amount of dampness, is the best plan of attack for natural wicker fibers. Here is the best method to clean your Baskets:
What you’ll need:
- Mild liquid dish detergent
- Microfiber cloths
- A bucket or large bowl
How to do it:
Step 1: Empty the contents of the basket.
Step 2: Wipe down the wicker with a dry microfiber cloth.
Step 3: Mix one to two drops of dishwashing liquid in a large container of warm water.
Step 4: Lightly dampen a clean microfiber cloth in your soapy water. Take care not to oversaturate the cloth, as too much water can make cleaning ineffective and could damage the wicker.
Step 5: Clean the wicker basket with the damp microfiber cloth, taking care to get into the weave and tackle the base of the basket.
Step 6: Wipe the basket down with a fresh microfiber cloth or let it air dry. Make sure the wicker is completely dry before placing any items back inside.
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