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Beautiful Easter Basket Ideas And Alternatives

Started thinking about your kids’ Easter baskets yet? I confess, on the years that Easter falls in March instead of April, it always seems to catch me off guard, and sometimes I end up scrambling to pull things together. I’ve sworn that this year, things will be different. We’ve still got more than a week before Easter is here plenty of time to get things in order, if you ask me.

Browse through the slideshow I’ve put together below for a few great ideas on how to make your Easter baskets extra-special this time around. Then get hopping! Those baskets won’t make themselves…


  • Moss Covered Basket 1 of 16
    Moss Covered Basket
    This little DIY involves nothing more than a dollar store basket, some moss and a hot glue gun. The final result is awesome!
    Details here from Momtastic
  • Dyed Woven Basekt 2 of 16
    Dyed Woven Basekt
    The best part about this basket is that you could repurpose it into something else after Easter has ended.
    Details here from A Subtle Revelry
  • Paper Bag Basket 3 of 16
    Paper Bag Basket
    A delightful upcycled project using those paper bags you bring home from the grocery store. Hooray!
    See the full tutorial at Ellinee
  • Felt Basket 4 of 16
    Felt Basket
    Have your kids help build their own Easter baskets using this fun tutorial.
    Details here from One Charming Party
  • Paper Bag Baskets Part 2 5 of 16
    Paper Bag Baskets Part 2
    Here's another take on that paper bag basket I showed you earlier. This one uses one of those rope-like handled bags instead.
    Details here from Lia Griffith
  • Woven Paper Easter Basket 6 of 16
    Woven Paper Easter Basket
    Time to get crafty! Love this paper woven Easter basket idea; it might be a good one for older kids to try out.
    See the full tutorial at Makezine
  • Blooming Baskets 7 of 16
    Blooming Baskets
    These blooming baskets are indeed girly, but aren't they so pretty and fun?
    See the simple details here from My Growing Home
  • Crepe Paper Rose Basket 8 of 16
    Crepe Paper Rose Basket
    The basics of this basket include a plastic bucket...who would have guessed?!
    Details here from Martha Stewart
  • Home Sewn Linen Basket 9 of 16
    Home Sewn Linen Basket
    If you're handy with the sewing machine, this tutorial might be of interest. I love the finished product!
    Details and tutorial here from Nana Company
  • The Classic Easter Basket 10 of 16
    The Classic Easter Basket
    Need some tips on how to put together a classic and timeless Easter basket?
    Check out this post from Martha Stewart
  • Painted Tin Bucket 11 of 16
    Painted Tin Bucket
    I love this idea and think using chalkboard paint would be a fun alternative!
    Inspiration via Mermag
  • Fabric and Ric Rac 12 of 16
    Fabric and Ric Rac
    Here's another sweetly sewn basket. The ric rac detail has me wishing I were more able behind a machine!
    Details here from Nana Company
  • Felt Basket With Embroidery Thread 13 of 16
    Felt Basket With Embroidery Thread
    No sewing machine necessary, just a needle and embroidery thread instead. So simple and sweet!
    Details here from The Purl Bee
  • Little Farmer Basket 14 of 16
    Little Farmer Basket
    This little farmer basket is a personal favorite and a great idea for a candy-free alternative.
    More details here on my blog Design Mom
  • Trim Embellished Felt Bags 15 of 16
    Trim Embellished Felt Bags
    I just love these little bags, and what a great way to use up some trim and scraps you've got hanging around.
    Details here from The Purl Bee
  • Easter Basket 4 Ways 16 of 16
    Easter Basket 4 Ways
    Give any old basket a fun makeover with a little paint.
    Get inspired by these 4 examples from my sister at Oh Happy Day

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Read more from Gabrielle Blair at Design Mom.
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