Painted Old Italian Style Breadbasket

Painted Old Italian Style Breadbasket

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 15th 2014

Give a rustic touch to freshly baked bread in this painted metal breadbasket.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • scissors
    • pencil
    • #3 round brush
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • hand drill
    • computer and printer
    • metal wire basket
    • scrap piece of wood
    • twine, jute, or string of choice


    1. Use a hand drill to drill holes at the top of the scrap wood.
    2. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Black Tie to basecoat the piece of scrap wood. Let dry completely.
    3. From the computer, print off the "Rotoli" pattern, sized to fit the scrap wood.
    4. Use a pencil to trace and transfer the word onto the wood.
    5. Use a #3 round brush with Muted Gold to fill in "Rotoli". Let dry completely.
    6. Use scissors to cut the string or jute and use to attach the wooden nameplate to the breadbasket.


    "rotoli" Pattern