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Floral Vintage Bike and Lace Basket

By: Kirsten Jones
Upcycle an old bike with Martha Stewart Decoupage and fabric!
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Skill Level: Intermediate


Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Pool
Item #32014
High-performance, patented, premium acrylic paint is specially formulated for use on all surfaces. Its highly pigmented color provides superior coverage-perfect for all craft and hobby painting techniques, including brush painting and detailing, sponging, stenciling, stamping, and printing. UV- and weather-resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Self-priming for use on porous and non-porous surfaces. Dishwasher-safe on glass. Non-toxic; waterbased; USA-made. 60 Satin paints provide a soft, subtle, sheen.

Martha Stewart Crafts ® .75oz Gold Liquid Gilding
Item #32214
One-step leafing paint creates a rich metallic luster as beautiful as precious metal. Use on any paintable surface.

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Multi-Surface Finish - Durable Gloss, 8oz
Item #33276
Martha Stewart Crafts® Durable Decoupage Gloss Finish can be used on any surface such as glass, fabric, paper, metal and wood to create a lustrous finish. It dries hard, with no tack. For indoor and outdoor use. Top-rack dishwasher safe, water base and non-toxic.

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Decoupage Lace Trims - Geometric Ivory
Item #33311
Use Martha Stewart Crafts® Decoupage Lace Trim, paired with a Martha Stewart Crafts® Decoupage finish, to create elegant and sophisticated decoupage projects on glass, wood, fabric and other surfaces. Lace trim is 100% polyester. Packaging Contains: 1-36in x 1 5/16in, 1-36in x 1 in, 1-18in x 3 1/4in, 1-18in x 2 1/8in.

Other Supplies
Fabric of choice (Floral Calico Print) Steel wool to sand and clean bike
#12 flat brush
Wax paper


  1. Clean and sand bike removing dust and rust.
  2. Basecoat bike with Metal Primer following label directions.
  3. Basecoat bike with Pool Blue or a color that complimentary to your fabric.  Let dry.
  4. Cutting random size pieces of fabric, using a mosaic technique, overlap and cover entire bike with fabric and Durable Gloss Finish.  Let dry.
  5. When bike is completely covered, add a final coat of Gloss finish over entire bike.  Let dry.
  6. Wash basket with soap and water, let dry.  Using lace trim and durable gloss finish, apply lace to basket as shown.  Let dry.
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