DIY Christmas Gift Basket : How to Make Cute Handmade Foam Basket!

We all like to gift our near and dear ones during Christmas and why not. It is a time of merry-making and enjoying with family and friends. Children enjoy a lot and are very happy with the chocolates and gifts! Let’s make here DIY Christmas Gift Basket! 

Gifting chocolates and small gifts are traditional ideas. Then why not bring in a twist in the same by preparing some beautiful small baskets! These baskets not only look attractive but are multipurpose in nature. It can hold your gifts and brings in a perfect look.

DIY Christmas Gift Basket

Here we bring to you one such easy yet unique DIY Christmas Gift basket.

Things Needed For DIY Christmas Gift

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  • Foam sheet
  • Divider
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Glue gun
  • Glue stick
  • Printed paper
  • Decorative pearls
  • Craft glue
  • Colour papers

Let’s Learn How to Make Easy Accordion Paper Basket for Chocolates!

Step by Step Procedure for Handmade Foam Basket

Step 1

  • Take a pink colour foam sheet.
  • Use a ruler and measure 6 cm on it, use a divider to draw a circle with 6 cm radius.
  • Cut this circle and keep it separate.
  • In a similar manner, we need 4 rectangles of various dimensions. Please refer to the URL:- https://youtu.be/nei7Tmef_mI
  • Cut each of the rectangles and keep it aside.

Foam basket

Step 2

  • Take the circle shaped foam and at the centre measure 2 cm widths and draw 2 horizontal lines.
  • Use glue on the horizontal lines and stick the rectangular sheet measuring 12*7 cm dimension on it.
  • Take the long rectangular pieces measuring 7cm width and paste it on the circumference of the circle to form a basket.

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Step 3

  • To make the handle of the basket, take a foam sheet and measure 1.5cm width on it.
  • Cut this strip and paste it on the inner portion of the basket.

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  • Take the printed paper sheet and cut 2 strips of 1.5cm width.

Handmade basket

  • Use glue to paste the strips on the handle of the basket to make it more attractive.
  • Use the printed paper to cover the sealed ends of the basket.

Handmade foam basket

Step 4

  • Take the colour paper and measure 1.5*11 cm dimension on the same.
  • Cut several such strips for decorating the wall.

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  • Take each strip and paste it on the wall of the basket.

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Step 5

  • To decorate the walls, use pearl strips on the edges and the walls of the basket.
  • Also, decorate the handle of the wall using the pearl strips.

Foam Basket Diy Basket

The beautiful Christmas basket is now ready to use!

This DIY Christmas Gift is simple and easy to make. It forms an excellent gifting option. You can see that very few materials are used in the making of this basket. Prepare such baskets and give your friends and relatives a creative surprise.

Happy crafting!!

DIY Paper Basket : How to Make Easy Accordion Paper Basket for Chocolates!

Chocolates are the favourite of all. Our mouth starts watering when we hear the name chocolates. It serves as a perfect sweet option during Diwali or Christmas. Children are especially fond of it and love to savour it. It would be even better and attract more if the chocolates are presented in decorative baskets. It suits the occasion and the curiosity increases. Considering all these facts, we will show you how to make an easy DIY paper basket for chocolates which can also be used for gifting purpose.

Accordion DIY Paper Basket

Let’s see the step by step tutorial on how to make an easy accordion DIY paper basket for chocolates!

Things Needed

Accordion basket diy

  • Cardboard
  • Colour papers
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Glue gun
  • Decorative pearls
  • White paper
  • Golden pearls
  • Glue stick

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Procedure To Make DIY Paper Basket

Step 1

  • Take a colour paper sheet and fold it into two equal halves.
  • Cut along the folded portion.
  • We need 6 such pieces.
  • Fold each piece into small strips in either direction to form an accordion.
  • Make 6 such accordion pieces.

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  • Paste each piece end to end and repeat this process for all the six pieces.
  • Paste the two ends of the accordion sheet to form a circle.

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Step 2

  • Take a cardboard and cut out a circle from it.
  • Take the same colour paper sheet and draw an outline using the cardboard circle piece.
  • Cut the outer portion of the sheet into small pieces from the base of the circle till the edges.
  • Paste the cardboard on the circular sheet and use the cut out portions to cover the backside of the cardboard.

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  • Give the circular accordion a basket shape with your hand.
  • Paste the basket on the circular cardboard. It forms the base of the basket.

Accordion paper craft diy

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Step 3

  • To make the handle of the basket, use a thin cardboard strip measuring 2cm in diameter.
  • Cut out 2 colour paper strips measuring 4 cm in diameter.
  • Paste the 2 strips end to end and use it to wrap the cardboard strip.
  • On the inner side of the cardboard strip paste another colour paper sheet and wrap it completely.
  • Use glue and stick the handle at both sides of the basket.

Paper accordion

Step 4

  • We will now prepare decorative flowers to decorate the basket.
  • With a ruler, measure 4.5*4.5 cm dimension on a white paper sheet and cut it out.
  • In a similar manner, measure 5.5*5.5 cm dimension and cut the paper sheet.
  • We need 9 such pieces of the smaller dimension and 3 pieces of the higher dimension.

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  • Fold these pieces twice from the centre.
  • Fold it in a triangle shape and draw a leaf shape on the pieces.
  • Cut along the leaf shape and open the folded pieces to get a paper flower.

Paper flower

  • Paste the flowers on the handle of the baskets, the larger ones forming the base of the handle.
  • Similarly, fold the paper flowers into two halves and paste them at the bottom of the basket.

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Step 5

  • It is now time to decorate the basket.
  • Use decorative pearls and stick them on the flowers.
  • Similarly, use golden pearls on the outer and inner base of the cardboard for decoration.
  • Stick the decorative pearls on the accordion basket on both the outer and inner surface.

Diy accordion paper craft

Your accordion basket is now ready to use. You can keep some chocolates inside and gift it to your loved ones. Your near and dear ones will simply love this basket and it is a great craft to showcase your creativity. Hope you enjoyed learning this accordion basket. It is simple and easy to make.

Happy crafting!!