Collecting Antique Wicker Items

Wicker furniture and wicker baskets are very popular and for good reason; they have been around for centuries and they are beautiful, versatile items. They are handcrafted giving them added uniqueness; they can be easily maintained as well.

Since these items are so unique and many of them are also passed from one generation to the next, chances are that you might come across some interesting antiques. They will make for wonderful additions to your home and will give character to any room in a house. Another useful item to have is a wicker basket; they come in a variety of shapes and sized and can be used for virtually anything. From storing books and magazines to showcasing fruit in the kitchen; their uses are limitless. Repairing them is not difficult, although it might be a bit time consuming. You can add varnish to better protect your items as well and avoid excess dust from accumulating. If you enjoy collecting antiques you can also learn the art of weaving your own; there are many good online resources that will guide you through it and you can even take classes and learn first hand from an expert. The benefit of creating your own wicker items is that you can decide on the shape, size and color.

If you own a wicker item like a white wicker basket, be sure to properly look after it. Remove dust regularly with a damp cloth or a vacuum cleaner, using the soft brushes. Also wipe any spills immediately to prevent stains and keep away from damp areas; mold is difficult to remove once it has set in. They can last for years with proper treatment. With these factors in mind you can easily build yourself a wonderful collection of wicker items and add value to your home when collecting antique items made of wicker.

If you are going to look for wicker baskets, it might be a good idea to buy a set of them. Nesting wicker baskets provide a great opportunity to match a series of storage containers together to form a cohesive look for the room. The great thing about buying nesting wicker baskets is that you are likely going to pay less per basket than if you were to buy each basket separately.

Nesting Wicker Baskets For Sale

There are many different ways in which the home storage system may be set up. The use of wicker baskets is just one of many methods that provide you with the versatility of placing your storage around a designated room. One of the very nice methods of using wicker is by buying nesting wicker baskets.

Nesting wicker baskets are just a series of baskets of the same shape but in increasingly larger sizes. This type of wicker basket provides you with a set of matching storage items that can be used as decorative items as well as their functional use as storage. Some of them have been decorated with embroidered flowers or leaf designs to give them some wider appeal.

Take a look at the range of nesting wicker baskets for sale below. Choose a style either with handles or without depending on your planned use of them may be.



UNIQUE CUTE CERAMIC HEN ON WICKER BASKET NEST COVERED DISH
UNIQUE CUTE CERAMIC HEN ON WICKER BASKET NEST COVERED DISH
$9.99
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3Pcs Wicker Bird Nest Basket For Nesting Medium Canary Finch Budgie Breeding
3Pcs Wicker Bird Nest Basket For Nesting Medium Canary Finch Budgie Breeding
$9.99
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Set Of 4 Hand woven Wicker Willow Storage Baskets Nesting Organizer w Lining
Set Of 4 Hand woven Wicker Willow Storage Baskets Nesting Organizer w Lining
$35.50
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Set of 3 Hand woven Wicker Rectangle Storage Baskets Nesting Organizer w Lining
Set of 3 Hand woven Wicker Rectangle Storage Baskets Nesting Organizer w Lining
$40.95
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NEW Set 3 Nested Storage Organize Nursery Bins Wicker Baskets Fabric Liner Coral
NEW Set 3 Nested Storage Organize Nursery Bins Wicker Baskets Fabric Liner Coral
$34.99
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NEW Set 3 Nested Storage Organize Nursery Bins Wicker Baskets Fabric Liner White
NEW Set 3 Nested Storage Organize Nursery Bins Wicker Baskets Fabric Liner White
$44.99
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Set Of 3 Rectangular Handwoven Natural Seagrass Wicker Nesting Storage Baskets
Set Of 3 Rectangular Handwoven Natural Seagrass Wicker Nesting Storage Baskets
$26.74
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Hand Woven Wicker Basket Vintage Nesting Storage Organizer Set of 4 Willow Boxes
Hand Woven Wicker Basket Vintage Nesting Storage Organizer Set of 4 Willow Boxes
$40.22
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Lined Wicker Nesting Baskets for Storage and Organization for Kitchen Dinin
Lined Wicker Nesting Baskets for Storage and Organization for Kitchen Dinin
$17.05
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5 Wicker Nesting Baskets
5 Wicker Nesting Baskets
$8.00
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3 Woven Grass Straw Wicker Lined Hemp Rope Handles Fruit Nested Baskets FREE S H
3 Woven Grass Straw Wicker Lined Hemp Rope Handles Fruit Nested Baskets FREE S H
$22.10
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Eastwind Gifts 34622 Woven Corn Nesting Baskets
Eastwind Gifts 34622 Woven Corn Nesting Baskets
$42.95
Time Remaining: 2d 4h 47m
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You may find either sets of 3, 4 or more wicker baskets make up the standard set of nesting wicker baskets. It is possible to find oval nesting wicker baskets, square baskets or rectangular baskets and their sizes will range from small, medium and large.

So what might you store in nesting wicker baskets? Their storage uses run to many things such as small towels and linens, magazines, art and craft paper and supplies. They may be placed on pantry shelves where they can be filled with small jars such as herb and spices jars, packets of soups or sauces or any other small items that may otherwise get lost if placed randomly on a shelf.

The look of wicker provides you with a casually elegant appearance that makes good use of a natural product. The way in which the wicker can be woven provides you with a range of looks and the different sorts of cane that is used also give each wicker basket a unique color.

The wicker baskets can also be given extra life and appeal by lining them with linen. The linen used may be just about any color or pattern you choose. In fact, you might like to make or buy a range of basket liners so that the look can be changed to suit the surrounding decor.