Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Spring Basket

Hello and Happy Spring Chicks!

This is a fast and easy Spring Basket, perfect for a table favor (if you use a 6x6 piece of paper) or for a great Easter Basket (if you use a 12 x 12)

Score paper at 4 and 8, turn a quarter turn and score again at 4 and 8. Fold along score lines.
(for a 6x6 piece score at 2 and 4, then turn a quarter turn and score again at 2 and 4)

Clip from edge to first score line on two opposite sides,

Fold center piece in and then fold the two sides in as shown and fasten with glue- or staple.
Cut 1x12 piece of cardstock or patterned paper and attach for handle. Add ribbon along handle if desired.

Add flower or other embellishment to cover staple and handle end.

Watch the video below for step by step directions. Have fun!

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