Amazing what you can do with some chicken wire, a pair of manky old pliers and ye olde fingertips.
Thanks to the rabbit hutch project which has turned out to be longest wait for a birthday present in recorded history, a small amount of chicken wire was left over and I snaffled it to make a storage basket for my kitchen.
Let's not pretend I came up with this idea myself; having looked online after I made this and seeing how many tutorials there are already out there I decided that the world doesn't really need one more wire basket tutorial. Instead I give you a brief rundown on how I made my small version.
Our roll of chicken wire from the hardware store had 2cm squares. I cut out a shape that resembled a plus sign using pliers, bent the sides and wrapped the tines around the adjoining side to hold it all in place. My completed basket is 7 squares wide, 7 squares deep and 6 squares high (5 squares when the top row is turned down to prevent being scratched or clothing getting caught on the sharp tines).
Now I have something to house my garlic instead of just having them sit dejectedly on the bench.