28 Easy DIY Easter Basket Ideas

Learn how to make  baskets with these free Easter basket templates.   They include Easter baskets for boys and girls, paper baskets, free printable templates, and even how to sew baskets for Easter eggs.  Your kids are going to be proud to Easter Egg Hunt with their amazing homemade Easter basket this year!

We’ve taken away all the guess work on how to make Easter baskets with these incredible tutorials. For even more ways to make baskets Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 83 basket ideas.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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Easter Baskets For Boys

1.  Chalkboard Pail Baskets ~ How to make these super cool chalkboard pail baskets.  You can even count your eggs as you hunt.  {{wink}}

2.  Sports Themed Bucket ~ Decorate a plain white bucket with duct tape to make a sports-themed basket for Easter.  You could make a soccer ball too.

3.  DIY Mickey & Minnie Easter Basket ~ How fun are these Mickey & Minnie Easter baskets?  Plain white wicker basket are painted and embellished with felt to transform them into Disney’s favorite characters.

4.  DIY Edible Easter Basket ~ How to create an Easter basket using candy.

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Easter Baskets for Girls

5.  Fabric Easter Basket Pattern ~ A free pattern on how to make a monogrammed fabric goody bag for Easter.  The long handle is perfect for carrying around gathering eggs.

6.  Tutu Easter Basket for Girls ~ A tutorial on how to turn a wire basket into an adorable tutu Easter basket for girls.

7.  DIY Easter Basket ~ Create a gorgeous unique Easter basket with silk flowers and adhesive.  The perfect project to hit up the dollar store.

8.  Cinderella Inspired Easter Basket ~ No sewing required for this adorable basket.  A skirt was used with butterfly hair clips.

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Printable Easter Baskets

9.  Bunny & Bow Printable ~ This is so easy to make, just print, cut, fold and tape. It will hold a few Easter candies if you pack them carefully.

10.   Paper Easter Basket {free printable} ~ Kids can design and decorate their own Easter basket with this free printable.  It’s the perfect size for chocolate goodies, a hard boiled egg or (my favorite) a generous handful of Starburst Jelly Beans.  Paper Easter Baskets-jpg

Paper Easter Baskets

11.  Handmade Birch Bark Basket ~ Looks like a wood crafted basket, but it’s not.  It’s a chipboard box covered with birch bark sheets.  Love the woodsy feel to it.

12.  DIY Grocery Bag Basket {Recycled Craft} ~ For Easter or for any time of the year, this recycled basket is a great use for your grocery bags. Not only is this frugal recycled craft perfect for Easter or gifts, but children will love this basket for picnic with their friends.

13.  DIY Crepe Paper Basket ~  Looking for a fun Easter craft project? These little ruffled Easter baskets made from crepe paper are adorable and perfect to display for the Easter holiday. They could even make festive Easter party favors!

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Easter Bunny Basket

14.  Canvas Bunny Easter Buckets ~ With ears that can be bent and shaped, rick-rack “whiskers” and fluffy little tails, these buckets are fun to make with your kids.

15.  Bunny Basket with Duct Tape ~ Recycle an round food container to make this adorable bunny basket.  Simply cover with duct tape.

16.  Easter Bunny Basket ~ Create an adorable Easter bunny basket.  Use the free pattern to create this cute little bunny, complete with a button nose.

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Easter Egg Basket

17.  How to Make a Moss Easter Basket ~ Add some whimsy to your Easter basket by adding moss.

18.  No-Sew Easter Basket ~ With a kraft box, fabric and glue you can create a DIY Easter decoration that works as a cute centerpiece for your brunch on Easter morning. The pictured tutorial is easy to follow and you will have an adorable Easter basket decoration in no time and for very little money.

19.  Fabric Collage Easter Basket ~ Similar to the balloon and glue method you can use fabric scraps instead.

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How to Sew Baskets

20.  Fabric Easter Basket Tutorial ~ This little fabric basket could be useful and charming year-round, but it’s perfect at Easter and is happiest when filled with candy.

21.  Simple Felt Basket ~ Thick 5mm felt and a simple whip stitch holds this beauty together.

22.  Soft Fabric Baskets ~ Adorable customized fabric baskets that can be used for Easter and then year round as storage baskets.

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How To Make Easter Basket Liners

23. How to Make an Easter Basket Liner~ It doesn’t take much fabric. It just takes a bit of math and maybe an hour or less.

24.  Ruffled Easter Basket ~ Dress up a plain wicker basket with adorable fabric ruffles.  Follow this step by step tutorial to make your own.

25.  Ruffle Easter Basket ~ How to make your own ruffled Easter basket liner.

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Easter Box Party Favors

26.  Fry Box Bunny ~ These cute Fry Box Bunnies are a great party favor to send your Easter guests home with at the end of the day.  You could even add the guest names and  hang them off the seat backs with ribbon and they can multi-task as a decoration and place card.

27.  Bead and Pin Baskets ~ The baskets are made entirely out of safety pins, cheap craft-store beads and wire. You can find vintage versions at flea markets.

28. Egg Carton Easter Baskets ~  How to create an Easter basket using egg cartons and paint.


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