17 Unique and Fun DIY Easter Basket Ideas

Feast your eyes on these fun Easter basket ideas.

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From picking holiday recipes to preparing your home for the festivities, there's no shortage of things to do when getting ready for Easter celebrations. That's why we're helping you start setting up sooner rather than later, beginning with the most important item of all: Easter baskets. We got all our ducks in a row and rounded up the best DIY Easter basket ideas for all ages and purposes. Nothing helps you get in the holiday spirit quite like a fun DIY project!

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Sweet Crepe Paper Baskets

Dainty crepe paper Easter baskets
Smile Mercantile Craft Company

These dainty crepe paper baskets make the perfect Easter egg vessel for anyone who likes the frillier things in life.

Get the tutorial at Smile Mercantile.

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Terracotta Pot Baskets

Terracotta baskets
Hostess with the Mostess

In celebration of the season of rebirth, check out these refurbished flower pot Easter baskets. Inspired by the fresh floral blooms of spring, these baskets will be a hit with anyone with a green thumb.

Get the tutorial at Hostess with the Mostess.

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Moss-Covered Baskets

Moss covered basket for Easter
3 Little Greenwoods

This moss-covered basket gives a nice, earthy vibe to your crisply set Easter table.

Get the tutorial at 3 Little Greenwoods.

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Grown-Up Easter Baskets

Grown-up Easter basket and eggs
Lovely Indeed

If you have an adult child you still make Easter baskets for or a best friend you are looking to swap small gifts with, this is the perfect DIY project.

Get the tutorial at Lovely Indeed.

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Colorful Paper Baskets

Colorful Easter baskets paper
Revel and Glitter

If you're looking for a pop of bold color to make your Easter display stand out, look no further. These brightly colored baskets are both super simple and highly customizable. You can fill them with monochromatic eggs, stuff them with some small treats for the kids, or both!

Get the tutorial at Revel and Glitter.

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Tiny Fabric Baskets

Tiny Easter basket for egg
Crafty Staci

Use this basket as a personal pocket for a single Easter egg or modify the sizes in the instructions to make a bigger version. Either way, this adorable DIY basket can easily be reused once Easter has come and gone.

Get the tutorial at Crafty Staci.

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Unicorn Baskets

Unicorn Easter basket diy
I Heart Crafty Things

Be sure your child has the most magical basket at the egg hunt with this DIY unicorn basket. It's the next best thing if you can't swing getting that pony they asked for this year.

Get the tutorial at I Heart Crafty Things.

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Recycled Baskets

Recycled Easter basket diy
Jennifer Perkins

If you're passionate about sustainability, you will love this basket made from recycled paper. You can use newspaper, old books, construction paper, or even sheet music—whatever you have lying around the house!

Get the tutorial at Jennifer Perkins.

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Popsicle Stick Baskets

Easter basket
Mom Endeavors

This blogger accepted a challenge to use a bunch of seemingly random items to create a craft, and the outcome was this adorable Easter basket. We think this basket would make an especially wonderful centerpiece.

Get the tutorial at Mom Endeavors.

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Pretty Pastel Baskets

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Petal + Ply

We absolutely adore these charming pastel baskets. They have plenty of room for Easter eggs, and you'll never guess what they're made from. (Old fruit boxes!)

Get the tutorial at Petal + Ply.

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DIY Decorative Baskets

Decorative Easter basket diy
Homeroad

This unique, decorative basket can be used as seasonal decor for many years to come. If you want to switch things up, you can swap the paint color every couple of years to make it look like a whole new basket.

Get the tutorial at Homeroad.

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Wine and Cheese Baskets

Easter charcuterie board basket
Gathered Living

Gift the foodie in your life a basket of charcuterie essentials this Easter. Piece the basket together artfully enough, and hopefully they'll invite you over to finish off that bottle of wine.

Get the tutorial at Gathered Living.

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Upcycled Grocery Bag Baskets

Easter basket
Lia Griffith

We all have a stash of paper shopping bags beneath our sink—and now we have the perfect way to give them a second life. These baskets are the perfect size for your dip-dyed Easter eggs or some sweet treats.

Get the tutorial at Lia Griffith.

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Bright, Bubbly Baskets

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We R Memory Keepers

We can't help but smile looking at this cheerful basket. The best part about it is that its template is customizable, so you can make it small or large.

Get the tutorial at We R Memory Keepers.

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Mickey and Minnie Baskets

Mickey and Minnie Easter baskets
This Fairy Tale Life

Speaking of mini, these Mickey- and Minnie-inspired baskets are perfect for any Disney lover. You can bring the magic of Disney to your Easter celebration by filling these baskets with various Disney goodies or decorating your eggs like a true Mouseketeer.

Get the tutorial at This Fairytale Life.

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Pastel Fringe Baskets

Easter baskets
Studio DIY

These pastel fringe baskets are fun and festive. The tutorial is simple to follow, and it includes items you likely have lying around the house from past parties.

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.

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Literal Candy Baskets

Easter basket
Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

This basket looks good enough to eat! Good luck trying not to nibble a piece of the basket while constructing it.

Get the tutorial at Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons.

Allie Hogan
Allie Hogan is a Brooklyn based writer currently working on her first novel. Read more
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