What a nice way to start the day: every guest has a little, lovingly filled basket waiting for them at their seat.
DIY Easter Basket

DIY Easter Basket

What a nice way to start the day: every guest has a little, lovingly filled basket waiting for them at their seat. You can craft one out of strips of festive paper.



  • Scrapbooking paper with different patterns
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • cutter
  • pencil
  • tesa® double-sided tape

How It Is Done:

Overview of materials.
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Overview of materials.

01

What We Need:

We need scrapbooking paper with different patterns, scissors,ruler, cutter, pencil, and tesa® double-sided tape,

Apply tape to the top and attach the strips for the basket body.
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Apply tape to the top and attach the strips for the basket body.

02

Cut the following strips out of the paper: For the handle: 1 strip 2 cm x 28 cm, for the upper rim: 1 strip 3.5 cm x 31 cm, for the basket: 4 strips 3.5 cm x 28 cm.

Cover the back side of the rim strips with two rows of tesa® double-sided tape, remove the release paper and attach the strips for the basket body close together along the rim.

Take the bottom ends of the strips and shape them into a basket.
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Take the bottom ends of the strips and shape them into a basket.

03

Then attach the bottom end of the first strip to the rim beside the to top of the last strip; repeat with the three other strips (see photo).

Close the basket.
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Close the basket.

04

Close the basket, making sure to close the ends of the rim in a way that makes the strips sit next to each other without spaces. Press firmly.

Attach the handle.
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Attach the handle.

05

Apply 3 cm of tesa® double-sided tape to both ends of the handle strip (on the printed side), press them into place, remove the release paper and attach them to the interior of the basket body.

Schildchen zuschneiden. Bestempeln. Lochen. Teile verkleben. Und mit kurzem Bändchen befestigen.
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Schildchen zuschneiden. Bestempeln. Lochen. Teile verkleben. Und mit kurzem Bändchen befestigen.

06

Cut out little name tags. Stamp them. Punch holes. Glue the parts together. And fasten them with a piece of ribbon.

What a nice way to start the day: every guest has a little, lovingly filled basket waiting for them at their seat.
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What a nice way to start the day: every guest has a little, lovingly filled basket waiting for them at their seat.

07

Enjoy your self-made Easter basket

 

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