Easy Paper Basket Making at Home – Gift Ideas

We all crave for fancy baskets as it can hold all our stuff. These baskets are really cute and an ideal option for gifting. They can be used both as a gift or serve as gift holding baskets as well. Paper baskets are required for every occasion. Hence we bring here step by step tutorial for making an easy paper basket!

These cute baskets can be also placed in any corner of the home and serve as a home decor object as well. Here we create one such paper basket which can be used both as a home decor and gifting option. It is easy to make and looks very attractive.

Easy Paper Basket Making at Home

Things Needed

Things You Need to Make Easy Basket

  • Foam sheet
  • Printed paper
  • Glue stick
  • Cutter
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Decorative laces
  • Glue gun
  • Sketch Pen
  • Decorative beads
  • Decorative flowers

We will show you how to make an easy DIY paper basket for chocolates which can also be used for gifting purpose.

Let’s Make Easy Paper Basket!

Step 1

Easy Paper Basket

  • Take a printed paper and mark the distance as shown. Please refer the URL: https://youtu.be/22TNDQ7ti_Q
  • Measure all the distances using a ruler.
  • Fold the sheet based on the markings and cut along the edges to get a boat shape.
  • Fold the design to get a perfect boat shape design.
  • Keep it aside.

Step 2

Easy DIY Basket

  • To make the handle, mark the distance of 2.5cm on the sheet lengthwise. Join the two marks and cut along a long strip.
  • Take the boat shape design and join the ends using an adhesive such that it completely looks like a boat.
  • The long strip which serves as the handle of the basket, mark 4cm distance on either end of the strip.
  • Apply glue to it and stick it on the basket.
  • Paste the handle from below the basket at one end and complete it by pasting the other end at the lower base of the basket to cover the gaps.

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

Step 3

Easy DIY Paper Basket

  • To make the flower shape base, Take a yellow color foam sheet and draw a flower pattern on it.
  • Cut this design using a cutter.
  • In a similar manner take a pink color foam sheet and draw a similar flower.
  • Cut along the outline of the flower.
  • The pink flower should be smaller in size as compared to the yellow flower.
  • Paste the pink flower at the center of the yellow flower.

Please have a look at Beautiful Paper Basket for Gifts!

Step 4

Easy DIY Paper Basket Making

  • Paste the boat shape basket on the surface of the flower base.
  • Decorate the basket using laces and pearls.
  • Take a golden lace and stick it at the upper surface of the boat.
  • Similarly, take the pearls and stick it at the base of the basket and also decorate the yellow flower base with the pearls.
  • Pate the decorative flowers at one end of the basket.
  • Take a sketch pen and draw a pattern on the pink flower base to complete the look.

Easy Paper Basket DIY

Your paper basket is now ready to use!

Here is the step by step video tutorial for easy paper basket!

You can keep some chocolates or any stuff inside this basket along with a handwritten message for your loved ones. Gift this perfect gift to your friends and near and dear ones. You will definitely garner appreciation from them. It is a simple basket yet very unique in itself. We have used limited materials and you can make this craft easily. You can also use your creativity to decorate the basket as per your taste. Hope you enjoyed making this craft.

Have a look at how to make a utility Basket from Plastic Bottle!

Happy Crafting!!

Easy Paper Flowers : How to Make Handmade Colourful Tulip Flowers!

DIY Craft Flowers always call for the smile on the face of children. They are made using random and easily available things at home. In this tutorial we are going to make one such cute Flower craft. These flowers are made using crepe papers. These are the tulip paper flowers. A bouquet full of these lovely flowers is always charming and can be used as a DIY gift craft. You can also use these flowers to decorate a corner of your room.

Handmade Colorful Easy Paper Flowers

Let’s begin our session about DIY Easy Crepe Paper Flowers!

Material Required to Make Easy Crepe Paper Flowers

  • Coloured crepe papers
  • Scissors
  • Thread
  • Craft wire
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Green tape

Step by Step Procedure for Making Paper Tulip Flowers

Step 1 :Cut out a red coloured strip of dimensions 14.5cm x 4.5cm.

Easy Crepe Paper Craft Ideas

Step 2: Gather the paper right in the middle of the strip to form a bow like cut out in your hand.

Single Crepe Paper Petal

Step 3: Twist the centre of the bow and bring one side of the bow and overlap it on another side. Give it the shape of a petal using your fingers, and turn the remaining part of the petals outwards giving it a finished petal look.

Two Paper Petals

Folded Crepe Paper Petal

Step 4: Tie thread at the end part of the petal. You will get a spoon like shaped petal.

Petal and thread

Step 5: Make multiple petals like this, following the above method.

Make such multiple petals

Step 6: Take a rectangular cut out from the yellow colour paper.

Yellow Crepe Paper Piece

Step 7: Fold all corners of the yellow square inwards from all directions. Keep doing this till you get a small bulb of the yellow colour. Attach the craft wire with this yellow bulb with the help of a thread.

Crumbled Petal with craft wire

Small Crepe Paper Bud

Step 8: Cut out a yellow strip of dimensions 12*5 cm. Make small fringe like cuts, 3/4th inside from the edge.

Step 9: Keep the bud on one edge of the yellow strip and start rolling. When you reach the end of the strip you will have a yellow flower. Fasten the end of the flower with a thread in its base. Trim the tops of the petals to give it a more finished look.

Crepe Paper Cut from the top edge

Making Yellow Crepe Paper Bud

Step 10: Now, start attaching the red coloured spoon like petals around the yellow flower. Keep attaching the red petals with the help of a thread, till you get a complete yellow centred red flower.

Red Crepe Paper Bud with Thread

Red Crepe Paper Flower

Step 11: Take the green tape and start wrapping it around the craft wire from the base of the flower right up till the end of the craft wire.

Bind the Green Crepe Paper Around the Craft Wire

Step 12: Take the green crepe paper and cut out a long shaped leaf out of it. Trim the edges of the leaf to give it a clean look.

Green Crepe Paper with Scissors

Step 13: With the help of craft glue stick these leaves to the stem of the flower.

Tulip Flower with Crepe Paper Leaf

This is how Crepe Paper Flower Looks!

Make Two Such Tulip Flowers

A basket full of such pretty and vibrant looking easy paper flowers can perk up a work desk as well as be a piece of Home decor!

Hope you have enjoyed learning the step by step tutorial of Tulip Flower Making. Please share this tutorial with your friends on social media. Also let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

Thanks and Happy Crafting!