The idea was to use it as wrapping/staging for a wedding gift.
I didn't intend to keep these items inside. They are cute and all, but I had a gift to send and wanted a cute and creative way to wrap it up.
This got the chalk paint treatment. Yes, I see that I hadn't yet completely cleaned the paint off of the leather when I took the picture. I get in a hurry.
But wouldn't ya know, the pretty Anthropologie bowls I bought are way too big to fit inside, forget fitting in any of the other additional small items, which I had planned to do.
I guess it's mine now. I tried it out by my other picnic basket...
...but I like it better on the coffee table.
So it sits for now until such a time as I can use it to wrap up another gift. Now that I think about it, maybe I'll just arrange all the small gifts in it, add a few more items to the mix and send the bowls separately.
Oh good, I think that's settled. Knowing what to do is half the battle.
I'll be at these sweet link parties this week: