Nicole™ Crafts Mesh Easter Basket

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by Angela Son, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Mesh Easter Basket

Make something new for holding Easter eggs!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-3/4 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include time needed for setting the glue.
  • 2
    Wrap the Turquoise mesh ribbon around all three Styrofoam wreaths until covered. Pin into Styrofoam wreaths to secure.
  • 3
    Cut eighteen pieces of Yellow mesh ribbon that are 11 inch each. Wrap six pieces around each wreath about 3 inch apart (measuring from the outer side of wreath) and pin on the inside of Styrofoam wreath.
  • 4
    Stack the Styrofoam wreaths and adjust them in the alternating pattern as shown. Use hot glue to connect the Styrofoam wreaths to form basket.
  • 5
    Cut an 8-3/4 inch diameter circle from Yellow foam. Glue to bottom of basket.
  • 6
    Cut 24 inches of Yellow mesh ribbon. Fold corners in at bottom. Place into basket.
  • 7
    Carefully apply hot glue to top of Styrofoam egg and attach the end of mesh tubing. Hold until secure.
  • 8
    Wrap and glue mesh tubing until Styrofoam egg is covered. Using this same method, make one egg with each of the following colors: Fuchsia, Pink, Lime and Purple.
  • 9
    Place eggs into basket and glue in place.
  • 10
    To make handle, cut 1-1/2 yards of Turquoise and Yellow mesh ribbons. Layer the two colors of ribbon together and create fold in the center at a right angle. Fold the bottom end over the center. Continue to fold, alternating both ends of mesh ribbon.
  • 11
    Carefully glue the ends of the handle down to each side of the basket. Pin into the Styrofoam wreaths and then let glue set.
  • 12
    Place a cloth wire through the back side of handle where it is not visible. Push the ends into the Styrofoam wreaths to support the handle stand.
  • 13
    Cut a 20 inch piece of Lemon Yellow ribbon. Make a double by taking the two tail ends and fold back by the knot. Trim to make even with bow and glue to basket.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-3/4 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 2-1/2 inch x 25 yard Metallic Yellow 104570901
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 2-1/2 inch x 25 yard Metallic Turquoise 104583594
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Roll 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Yellow 104740905
  • Darice Expressions Mesh Tubing 8 mm x 20 yard Lime with Metallic Lime 104718754
  • Darice Expressions Mesh Tubing 8 mm x 20 yard Purple with Metallic Purple 104718760
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Tubing 8 mm x 20 yard Iridescent Pink 104718776
  • Darice Expressions Mesh Tubing 8 mm x 20 yard Metallic Fuchsia 104718778
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Extruded Wreath 10 inch 104183805 (3)
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Hen Egg 2-1/2 inch x 1-7/8 inch 6 pc. 104183717
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Yellow 104258590
  • Offray Satin Ribbon Lemon Yellow with White Dot 7/8 inch x 9 foot 104194830
  • Panacea Stem Wire 24 gauge 18 inch Green 104455937
  • Dritz 1-1/2 inch T-Pins 35 pc. 104239813
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors
  • Ruler