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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy Easter

I cased this project from Makeesha Byl

Easter Basket

by Makeesha Byl
Create a sweet little basket to hold Easter eggs or other small treats.


  • One 4 3/4" x 7 3/4" piece of cardstock for basket base
  • One 1" x 11" piece of cardstock for basket handle
  • One 1 1/2" x 15" piece of patterned paper to decorate basket base
  • One 7/8" x 11" piece of patterned paper to decorate basket handle
  • Scoring Tool
  • Scissors
  • Crop-a-dile
  • Two large brads
  • Adhesive
  • Stamps, Ink and additional cardstock to decorate the basket
  • Tissue Paper
  • Easter Eggs


  1. Step 1

    Adhere the patterned paper strip on the center of your cardstock strip.
  2. Step 2

    Score your 4 3/4" x 7 3/4" piece of cardstock at 1 1/2" on each side.
  3. Step 3

    Cut the cardstock at the two scored lines on either side of the long length of cardstock.
  4. Step 4

    Add adhesive to the outside four corners of cardstock.
  5. Step 5

    Prefold your score lines, remove the adhesive backing and assemble your basket.
  6. Step 6

    Decorate the outside of your box.
  7. Step 7

    Punch a large hole with your Crop-a-Dile and also an inch up from either end of your handle, making sure to line everything up.

    Use a large brad to attach the handle to both ends of the basket.
  8. Step 8

    Place tissue paper into the box base and then add Easter eggs.