For those of you that need less color in a space these are great for decorating, adding rolled towels, couch blankets, yarn etc. Great for foraging, rock collectingas well. Do you have an upstairs? Leave one at the bottom of the steps when you have an armload of things to bring up or downstairs.
Buying Bolga baskets from Africa can be tricky especially on large online sites because many of those aren't Fair Trade. I purchase from African Market Baskets, where every basket purchase helps provide healthcare and school supplies for these villages.