From what I can tell, Easter baskets fall into 3 categories, the inexpensive woven pastel ones that dominate the store aisles, the plastic tubs with characters like Dora and Sponge Bob, and the expensive fabric lined and monogramed ones from the likes of Pottery Barn.
I've got a new option for you today that can't be beat! You can whip up one of these floral baskets in minutes for a few dollars using a basket from the Goodwill, silk flowers from the dollar store, and your trusty glue gun. What little girl wouldn't love this for her Easter basket?
For these baskets, I repurposed the flowers from my floral hearts I made for Valentine's Day (I always love opportunities to recycle my craft supplies!). You can find bunches of these pretty flowers for a $1 a piece at Dollar Tree. I finished off the basket with some pom-pom ribbon and a pretty bow.
I made a basket for each of my daughters. Pink for Stella and purple for Hazel. ;)
This is a 15 minute craft - my favorite type of project! Here's all you'll need.
Supplies for Floral Easter Baskets
- Woven basket with handle
- Silk flowers
- Ribbon or pom-pom trim
- Glue gun
- Wire cutters (not shown)