Craft Project: Berry Basket Gift Basket

A great way to recycle plastic berry baskets is to transform them into festive containers for treats. Look for the baskets in a variety of bright colors at supermarkets. Fill with dad's favorite treats for a "sweet" Father's Day gift.

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Approximate Time: 30 minutes

Supplies:

  • clean berry basket
  • narrow ribbon
  • scissors
  • craft glue
  • chenille stem
  • coffee filter
  • candy or cookies

Instructions:

Weave narrow ribbon through the slats of the basket. Use craft glue to secure the ends. Twist end of chenille stem around opposite sides of basket to create a handle. Place a coffee filter inside the basket and fill with cookies, candy, snack mix, etc.

By Mom of 1 from Wilkesboro, NC

Berry Basket Gift Basket

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June 2, 20080 found this helpful

Easy craft...thanks.If your into re-cycling.Take one of those baskets,hold it up and look at the bottom.If you cut it right you'll have a"snowflake"to spray paint for Christmas decoration.Happy crafting.

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