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Misconceptions About How to Make Easter Baskets

Commercialized by the iconic Easter bunny and the goodie filled Easter basket, Easter Sunday is a religious holiday observed by Christians. And while, the Easter bunny is a controversial character among children, misconceptions on how to make Easter baskets suggest that the Easter baskets remain an enigma in some circles. That’s some 7200 combined searches on Google.

Truth or myth, the Easter basket is incomplete without an edible bunny or stuffed  animal?

Whether it’s an edible bunny or stuffed one, rabbits are not an Easter basket requirement.

What is the traditional size and shape of an basket Easter basket?

Although, some Easter baskets have a high arch and shallow base, there are not any tenets the Easter baskets characteristics are unfounded

As Easter baskets are by-products invented by manufacturers, there are not any rules banning Americans from making an Easter basket. Use these tips to make an Easter basket.

How to Make Easter Basket

  • Select a theme for the Easter basket.
  • Gather the following: 

– Straw basket or receptacle
– Straw, paper confetti

Based on the theme of the Easter basket, assemble the contents.

Optional Items:

If you don’t have time to make an Easter basket, several fruit bouquet and gift basket stores do it for you (DIFY). Edible arrangements, ProFlowers and 1800 flowers have a variety of Easter baskets, ranging from $40 and up.

Easy tip on how to make Easter baskets -: It’s completely acceptable to supplement an online or store bought Easter basket with extra goods. Edible fruit and other consumable products are not the only elements of an Easter basket. Add the unexpected: gifts cards,  jewelry, and tickets to a sporting event or concert. Personalize the Easter basket with a technophiles favorite toys (handheld games, iPhones and other digital ).

How to Make a Easter Basket – 6-Simple Steps

If you’re wondering how to make a Easter basket, it’s more than likely because you’ve seen the pre-packaged Easter baskets available at the supermarket.  Unlike certain fruit basket companies, where the edible bouquet is made to order, many Easter Baskets are pre-packaged, exuding the qualities associated with most products ‘Made In China.’

Below are six simple steps on how to make a Easter basket that oozes with personality and love:

What’s needed?

  • 1-wicker basket or deep container
  • 1-Roll of lightly tinted cellophane wrap
  • Straw, shredded paper or tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • Transparent tape
  • A ribbon or bow
  • Candy  (Peeps)
  • Favorite snacks
  • Fruit

The most important tip on how to make a Easter basket is to use the imagination.

1)    In order to get started on  your project on “how to make an Easter Basket,” first gather all the toys, candy snacks, gift certificates, books, stuffed animals and personalized items you plan  add to the Easter basket. This will help you ascertain how large a basket is needed to contain the contents of the Easter basket. Remember it’s those hand-picked goods that make a jaw-dropping Easter Basket.

2)    Select an Easter basket that reflects the recipient’s personality, interests or hobbies.

Where to find an Easter basket?

At the Dollar Store and thrift stores, baskets are available for an economical price (less than $). But remember that Easter baskets are not limited to the traditional wicker basket. Containers made of wire, fiberglass or even a straw hat are creative alternatives to the traditional Easter basket.

Some consumers order a fruit basket with fresh pieces of fruit in a traditional basket and fill it with the personal goods.

3)    Arrange the contents of the Easter basket, so that the items don’t cascade once the basket is opened. Use tissue paper or straw to help rig the gifts to hold them in place. Also, try to conceal some of the Easter baskets’ contents so all the goodies are not visible.

4)    Unroll a sheet of cellophane. Slip it underneath the Easter basket or container. Make sure that you have adequate paper to close, fold and tape the cellophane wrap around the basket.

5)    Fold in a quarter inch of the cellophane paper on each side and affix tape vertically.

6)    Next, tape a large bow over the front of the Easter bouquet.

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