Easy DIY Paper Flower Basket Tutorial
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Easy DIY Paper Flower Basket Tutorial

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This Paper Flower Basket is so easy to make. It is such a beautiful DIY decor idea. This handmade basket is also suitable to be given as a gift for Mother’s Day which is just a few days away.

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Paper Flower Basket Handmade Craft

How To Make A Paper Flower Basket

Yesterday I made a paper flower basket video for my YouTube channel. This basket is very easy to make. It is beautiful as a hanging decor or as a gift. Even the kids will enjoy making this.

For this flower basket basket below I used:

For the Paper Flower
17 (5cm x 5cm) paper
19 (4cm x 4cm) paper
some punch out dots

For the Paper Basket
1 (20cm x 20cm) square cardstock
1 (6cm diameter) circle cardstock

How To Make A Simple 6 Petal Paper Flower

Easy DIY Paper Flower Basket Tutorial

To make the flower all you have to do is fold the paper from one end to another to form a triangular shape. Then take the right sharp corner and fold it to the left. Next fold the left sharp corner to the right. Then draw the shape of a single petal. Finally cut it out and you will have a beautiful 6 petal flower. For this paper basket project, you will need at least 17 flowers.

Follow the video below to see some easy steps to make these lovely paper flowers.

Remember that you can also use a puncher or a die to cut out some paper flowers. But it is always fun to do everything using the basics.

How To Make The Hanging Paper Basket

First measure the cardstock in half then draw a straight line. Next mark 1cm each from left to right at the top of the card and also at the straight line that you just drew.

Now draw straight vertical lines from the 1 centimetre markings. Then measure at 3 centimeter from the top of the card on the left and also on the right. Instead of drawing a straight line, this time skip each centimeter of the vertical lines that you drew just now.

The next step is to cut and curl the strips. Put glue on the last strip from top to bottom and take the other end of the card and glue it together. Now you will have a cylinder shape basket.

Measure the circle cardstock with the bottom of the basket and draw another circle on circle card. Then snip the edges and fold it. This is to cover the bottom part of your basket.

Now take to strips from the opposite corner and glue the ends to make the basket handle.

Finally glue the flowers on each strip and also on the basket handle.

Watch the video below for a step by step guide to make this Easy DIY Paper Flower Basket.

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19 Comments

  1. Nice hand craft, have bookmarked this post will do it along with my daughter this weekend as she is also looking for something to do during the lockdown period. This is simple and good craft to do at home. Thanks for the lovely post and easy to do instructional video..

    1. karenmonica says:

      Oh yes it is very simple to make. I am sure your daughter will enjoy making this flower basket.

  2. This is such a cute idea! It’s so simple, and looks like a fun project my boys would enjoy doing with me.

    1. karenmonica says:

      Yes it is such a fun project. Happy crafting with your boys.

  3. I am loving these amazing DIYs, thank you so much! I would love to make these with my kids, that is so creative and fun.

    1. karenmonica says:

      I am sure your kids will have so much fun making this flower basket with you.

  4. Melanie williams says:

    What a cool craft to do. these look really nice and ideal to do during lockdown xx

  5. This is a nice DIY project and the instructions on how to make one are easy.

  6. What a cute basket. This would be a nice project for the kids esp this season.

  7. That paper flower basket is adorable. My 10-year-old niece is so into crafts. Will share this with her.

  8. How fun is this? And pretty! This would’ve been a perfect craft for the cherry blossom bloom here in DC. Definitely keeping in mind for next year. 😉

  9. I just love to make DIY crafts….and this DIY paper flower basket seems to be very attractive and it seems to be very easy to make gonna try it….

  10. I’m pretty crafty but this is definitely something that I won’t know how to make haha

  11. Loving this DIY flower basket. My daughter will enjoy making this.

  12. Wow this is so beautiful DYI Paper flower basket this is perfect decoration for birthday parties.

  13. That is a very pretty flower basket, I’d love to make this one with my kids!

  14. Monidipa says:

    I am here on blog after a long time. Moreover, this diy is really good. I hav tried almost everything you have suggested. I will try this too.

  15. this looks lovely! What a pretty DIY project and it doesn’t seem too difficult to make, thank you for the idea!

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