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Make Your Own Easter Egg Hunt Basket

Make Your Own Easter Egg Hunt Basket


No self-respecting Easter enthusiast turns up to an egg hunt unprepared - which is why this gorgeous Easter basket is a must-make! Discover how to get creative with pretty patterned papers, and make an egg-hunt basket the kids will enjoy crafting as much as they enjoy filling this year, with our step-by-step tutorial below.

Easter Egg Hunt Basket Tutorial

Check out Penelope Quinn's tutorial video above, then scroll down for detailed step-by-step instructions on exactly how you can create this gorgeous project yourself.

Step 1:

Egg hunt basket tutorial step

Begin by cutting off the string handles of your basket. Next, mix ¼ turquoise chalkboard paint to ¾ white acrylic, and use this to give your basket a couple of coats, then set aside to dry for half an hour.

Step 2:

Egg hunt basket tutorial step

Whilst your paint is drying, you can cut out the stencils from the Easter Decoration Kit, and use these to get creative with the coloured cardstock provided!

Egg hunt basket tutorial step

Step 3:

Egg hunt basket tutorial step

Use the embellishments, such as stick-on gems and bow ties, to decorate your shapes - this a great activity for the kids to get stuck into, as they can really get creative!

Step 4:

Egg hunt basket tutorial step

Stick your creations onto your basket using a glue stick. Decorate the outer rim with gems.

Step 5:

Egg hunt basket tutorial step

Apply double-sided tape to the inside rim of the basket. Stick down the feathers provided in the kit so that the tops of the feathers are revealed at the top of the basket, as shown.

Step 6:

Completed project

Thread thin ribbon into the holes on either side of the basket to create new handles. Line with tissue paper, and fill to the top with eggs!

Completed project in use

Now your Easter basket is complete, there's nothing left to do but start organising that egg hunt! Need a little help? Check out our DIY Easter Egg Hunt Sign and DIY Easter Egg Hunt Clues to make an event to remember!

Once the hunt is over, you can turn this pretty Easter egg hunt basket into an eye-catching piece of spring decor, by filling it with our gorgeous DIY gold-leaf eggs, and sitting it on a windowsill or shelf!

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