Boys Easter Basket

A Charming DIY Easter Basket for a Boy

Posted on February 27, 2012

This is a super easy Easter Basket that I made for my son. I think it’s fun but still boyish!

Follow these 6 easy steps to create this adorable Easter basket for your son, grandson or nephew!

What you’ll need:
A Basket, Ribbon for weaving through basket and wrapping the handle, accent color in a gauze ribbon (I like dark brown), Hot Glue Gun, and little embellishments (eggs, bunnies, owls, and birds or whatever you find.


Step 1: Weave the ribbon in and our of the basket in 2 rows.

Basket Ribbon

Step 2: In the center of the basket glue the ribbon (without weaving) around the basket.
Basket Middle Ribbon

Step 3: With the same ribbon wrap the handle securing it at the ends with the hot glue gun.

Basket Ribbon Handle

Step 4: For the trim cut strips of the gauze ribbon and double knot it all around the top part of the basket.

Basket Brown Trim Tie

Step 5: Trim the gauze ribbon to a shorter length and fan it out.

Basket Brown Cut Trim

Step 6: For the finishing touch attach the little nest and bird to the side or whatever embellishment you have for your basket.

adornments for basket

What Others Are Saying

  1. Money Saving Enthusiast March 13, 2012 at 6:15 am

    This is a wonderful idea. I think holidays tend to look more girly. This is especially true for Easter because of all the pastel colors. This is a simple way to make it more masculine for the boys.

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