Fun & Cute Basket Ideas
Spring is a time for splashy colors and making fun, cute baskets to give to loved ones and friends!
My favorite colors are the bright lime greens, soft yellows, and of course the pinks, so I decided to make up these baskets for birthday gift giving and of course May Day surprises.
You can find the die cut shapes on Sizzix or Amazon which I will highlight under the pictures. Remember, there is a TON of ideas on the Sizzix site and really look around you may find a cuter die cut that fits your style. For example, the butterfly. There are many to choose from and if I had a more detailed one I would have used that, but didn’t.
I found Amazon provided some better basket boxes and Sizzix was sold out of a few.
I had to bounce between the two and so may you. You will need a Big Shot or Cuttlebug to cut your dies. Once your into this machine your creative juices will really rock!
I also have come upon another company, The Fun Stampers Journey. I have a link to a gal who would be happy to help you, as well as get some of the die cuts from her. Her name is Pam and she is sweet. When you go to her link, you can click on the catalog and look around.
FSJ also has the bags!
So enjoy the shopping and being creative.
To make the basket topper you will need either one of these:
You will see more…see what you like.
Scallop lace from Amazon
For these two Sizzix doesn’t carry any more but put links from Amazon for you.
Here is one
Circle Scallop #660021 for fun edging. Just put it in the search part of the site.Here is one
Hope the video here helps in how to make the basket handle for your bags.
Want some of these cute bags? Lime green, purple, pink, yellow, and teal. Just email me and I would be happy to send you some! Free will offering! (they’re cheap!) I did say 50 cents a bag on the video, but want you to have them if you like.
Enjoy making your fun basket gift bags this spring! They are cute!
Here is a video explaining how I did them. MAN Smilebox hasn’t fix this yet, but hope to get it fixed so you can see the whole HOW TO which got cut off. Hang in there…it will get fixed!
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