Nicole™ Crafts Plaid Foam Easter Basket

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by Angela Son, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Plaid Foam Easter Basket

Use the Nicole™ Crafts Plaid Foam Easter Basket as a table top decoration or use it to hold sweet treats or plastic eggs this Easter!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Using craft knife and ruler, carefully cut on drawn lines from side to side. Do not cut lines parallel to sides.
  • 2
    Cut eleven 3-3/4 inch x 1/2 inch strips of plaid foam.
  • 3
    To create weave pattern, start from left and put one strip going through slits under and over three times. Let the extra flap remain at top. For the next strip, go through slits over and under three times. Let extra flap remain at bottom. Repeat until you get to the end of the basket.
  • 4
    When weaving is complete, secure strips by folding flaps to the inside and gluing down.
  • 5
    To form basket, Put glue along edge of backside on one end and fold over ½ inch to other edge.
  • 6
    Download and print project template. Use it to cut shapes (bottom of basket on Plaid and flower on Glitter Yellow) from foam.
  • 7
    Glue foam circle to bottom of basket.
  • 8
    Cut a 12 inch x 5/8 inch strip for basket handle and glue ends inside of basket.
  • 9
    Glue a rhinestone in the center of each flower (change the colors of the rhinestones as you go, if desired) and attach flowers to basket.
  • 10
    Fill basket with paper shred and eggs.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Zone™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Plaid 104788221 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Zone™ Adhesive Back 9 inch x 12 inch Sheet Glitter Yellow 104584326
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones Jewelry Connection™ 120 pc. Round Pastel 7 mm 104240537
  • X-ACTO® Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Paper Shred Green
  • Nicole™ Crafts Small Easter Eggs Neon 12 pc. 104577468
  •   Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
Download Project Template