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Easter basket crafts: Ideas and tips for egg-cellent results!

Easter basket crafts are a fun and simple way to add an eggs-tra special touch to the spring season. We’ve got decoration ideas, and the “how to” on creating a bunny basket! Pull out your crafting supplies and let’s hop to it!

Easter basket arts and crafts: Bunny baskets and more

Getting egg-cited for Easter? Transform plain Easter baskets into something special this year by creating a bunny basket! This simple craft comes together quickly and adds a special touch.

Here’s a list of supplies you need:

  • A plain Easter basket with handle
  • Felt – white and pink sheets
  • Cotton balls or white pompoms
  • Pipe cleaner – black
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Large googly eyes, or black felt to make eyes
  • Glue – the best choice for this craft is Loctite Extreme Glue.

There’s no end to the different items you can add to your basket. If bunnies aren’t your thing, here are more ideas for this year’s Easter basket craft.

  • Trim – pompom, lace, ribbon or other trim of choice
  • Felt cut-outs – Create Easter eggs, rabbits, carrots, or names out of this versatile material.
  • Faux flowers
  • Paint
  • Religious ornaments
  • Cloth for a basket liner – an old canvas shopping bag or themed fabric.

How to make your own bunny Easter basket

Have all the materials? Let’s spring into action! Here’s how to craft your bunny basket.

  1. Using the felt sheets and scissors, cut out ears, nose, eyes, and feet.
  2. Glue the pink inner ear strip, to the white ear form and set aside to dry. Note: Less is more! You only need one drop of glue per square inch of material.
  3. Pre-fit parts to make sure you’re achieving the look you want.
  4. Glue the ears to the inner rim of the basket pointing up.
  5. Glue two cotton balls in the front for the cheeks, followed by the pink nose, and pipe cleaner whiskers.
  6. Glue the tail, feet, and other decorations to the basket.
  7. Wrap a ribbon around the handle for a classy touch. Place a drop of glue in 1-inch intervals on the under handle to hold it in place.
  8. Leave the basket to dry for 24 hours before using.