Paper Baskets


These super quick and easy to make paper baskets are the perfect way to celebrate holidays and all of life's special events in the most delicious way! Especially now that Rakshabandhan is only days away and you want to pack those yummy treats to be gifted, these cute and fancy looking baskets will come quite handy. With just a few cuts, folds and gluing you'll have a basket ready in matter of minutes. So let's get started!

You Will Need

  • 12" x 12" Pattern Paper 
  • Stylus
  • Steel Ruler
  • Scallop Edge Scissors + Regular Scissors
  • Glue


Cut - Score - Fold


Assemble - Decorate

  1. Cut 1" x 12" strip of paper and keep it aside
  2. Fold the top and bottom middle flaps at the center
  3. Partly overlap the left and right flaps of one side over the middle flap
  4. Repeat the same step for the other side
  5. Glue the ends of the strip on each side of the center flaps (on the outer side)
  6. Glue the left and right flaps on each side to cover the strip
  7. Decorate the basket as desired

Variation

  1. Follow the cut, score, fold step exactly as above
  2. Follow steps 1 and 2 from Assemble & decorate 
  3. Glue the ends of the strip on each side of the center flaps (on the outer side)
  4. Fully overlap the left side and glue it to the center 
  5. Now fully overlap the right side and glue it over the left side
  6. Repeat the same step for the other side
  7. Decorate the basket as desired
Get Inspired

Whether you are planning to make an exact replica of these baskets, or this project is inspiring you to create your own variation, be sure to share your creativity with us. Leave us your feedback in the comments section below and feel free to suggest us projects that you would like to see next. For daily glimpses of our projects follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter. Happy crafting!
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