Mini Easter Baskets

Whether you add these whimsical Miniature Easter Baskets to a big Easter basket or set them on the tables as Easter Favors, they are sure to be a hit!

And the best part! This project features our Recycle & Reuse technique! Recycle all of those small fruit cups and turn them into one-of-a-kind favors!

These Miniature Easter Baskets can even be used as a small gift at school parties, family gatherings, or used as a whimsical gifts just because.

Fill these gift baskets with small items or tiny treasures for a special surprise!

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Supplies Needed:

  • Recycled fruit cups (washed and dried)
  • Hole punch
  • Colored tissue paper or colored designer napkins
  • Scissors
  • Aleene’s Decoupage Glue
  • Paint brush
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Embellishments: ribbon, small silk flowers, miniature figurines, special gifts and treats.

Let’s Get Started:
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Step One:
Clean your empty fruit cups and let them dry.

Punch a hole on each side of your clean fruit cup.

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Step Two:
Cut colored tissue paper or napkin into small squares and decoupage to your mini basket. Let dry completely.

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Step Three:
Place pipe cleaner through punched holes in fruit cup.

Twist the ends of the pipe cleaner to hold in place.

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Embellish baskets with ribbons and flowers and fill with grass and treats.

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I hope you enjoy creating your own Miniature Easter Baskets.
Leave us a comment and let us know how you plan to use your Easter treats!

Doug
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