Hi Crafty Friends!

Easter crafting has begun in my household and I want to share a fun craft that can be used with sooo many things!

Follow along as I show you how to weave Easter baskets with paper!

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Let’s begin! First off, gather your supplies. You'll find everything I used and the FREE SVG files in the list above.

Next, upload the SVG file into a blank project on Design Space. You can also use other software as long as it allows you to upload SVG files. To do this, open Design Space. Click “upload” and find the file. Save it as a “cut” file and then you can resize as needed. Also, to make the stripes that we will be weaving into the baskets, add a square image, unlock the image size, and size it to 0.5” x 10”. You can also just cut these with a paper cutter. You'll need 4 strips for each basket.

design space screenshot of woven basket svgs

Next, begin cutting! I used Cherry Wood Veneer for the basket. Then I cut strips of Pink Lemonade, Grapesicle, Sweet Tooth, Mid Green, Banana Split and Blue.

die-cut pieces for woven paper baskets

Now, the fun part! Let’s assemble our baskets. First, take the basket bases and fold up the edges.

folding up the tabs on woven basket template

Add a dab of glue to the basket strip and take one of your strips of paper (color combo is up to you!) and adhere it to the basket. Begin weaving in and out of each strip on the basket.

weaving strips into paper basket template

Continue this process until you’ve reached the top of the basket. Here's a quick video showing you how to assemble the baskets.



Add a handle using leftover strips of paper by adding a dab of glue to the inside of the basket on each side.

finished woven paper basket

Now, the best part! Fill your baskets! I’m using my baskets at our Easter table as little place settings, so I will be filling mine with small candies and some small toys (for my little boys). But as I said before, these can be used with anything! Some other ideas for fillers could be candy, small wooden eggs, little chicks, flowers, small bunnies, etc. These would also be very cute on a tiered tray!

woven paper Easter baskets

Thanks for following along and I hope you had fun making these sweet baskets!

Making your own? We'd love to see your creations! Show us your creations on Facebook or Instagram.

Happy Crafting! 

Kayla

IG: @honeybeepaperco_

SHOP: www.honeybeepaperco.com

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