Maria Provenzano is showing you how to make a variety of Easter baskets.

Materials for a Floral Basket

  • Basket
  • Hot glue gun
  • Moss; optional
  • Ribbon; optional
  • Silk flowers

Materials for Carrot Basket

  • Basket; preferably more of a straight basket, not wide
  • Styrofoam cones
  • Orange twine; orange burlap works as well
  • Green floral detail
  • Hot glue gun
  • Serrated craft knife

Materials for Laundry Basket

  • Laundry basket
  • Pipe insulation
  • Ribbon
  • Paint
  • Glue
  • Zip tie

Directions for the Floral Basket

1. First option, use the hot glue gun to add flowers along the top of the basket and rim.
2. The second option, cover the entire basket except for the handle with flowers

Directions for Carrot Basket

1. Cut the Styrofoam cone in half; this creates a flat side to the cone shape and a rounded side.
2. Use the hot glue on the low temperature setting to glue the twine onto the cone and wrap the entire cone in the twine securing with the hot glue gun as you go.
3. Fill top with green floral detail.
4. Attach the carrots around the bottom of the basket; do this by attaching the flat side to the basket with the hot glue gun.

Directions for Laundry Basket

1. Paint laundry basket desired color.
2. Weave ribbon through the openings of the laundry basket.
3. Use zip tie to secure pipe insulation to the inside of the laundry basket.

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