How to paint ceramics - this will be INCREDIBLY useful when I find something awesome at the thrift store and it needs a new color to it. you will need rubbing alcohol a paint brush a lot of patience and this paint: americana gloss enamels by decoart
How to Make a Sisal Rope Bowl: Grab yerself a vessel, whatever you like. Aluminum handled bowls like this speckled one (reowr) work great. Also grab a dozen glue sticks, your trusty hot glue gun, and 50 to 75 feet of sisal rope (mine was ¼ inch thick).
Line a basket with colorful cloth. Use snaps or velcro and create aseries of changeable liners.