Paper bag Easter basket?

PosieJanuary 29, 2008

Has anyone made Easter baskets from paper bags? I'm thinking I'd try it but am not sure how to proceed.

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can you give a little more info on what type of paper bag baskets you want to make?
here is a link for a envelope bunny, face could be made better.
there are some other cute ideas there.

heres another

Heres a real cute one, might try that one myself!

and another, love this one also!

and another, gosh going to have to stop to many ideas!

Happy Crafting

    Bookmark   January 30, 2008 at 10:16AM
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This isn't using a paper bag, but I made them one year using styrofoam cups. You just put them on a cookie sheet and put them in the oven at 350 and watch them closely. They melt down from the top and make a cute wavy rim. You have to snatch them out quickly when they start to melt because they go fast once they start. Then you can make the handle with a chenille stem and decorate the basket with markers or paints. They will hold a little straw and a few jelly beans or speckled malt eggs. Really cute.

    Bookmark   January 30, 2008 at 4:04PM
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Been wanting to try the melted cups for snowman hats, never thought about easter baskets, sounds like a cute idea!
Thanks for shareing!

    Bookmark   February 1, 2008 at 8:37AM
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I made them years ago. The making friends flower basket link that Oddie posted was kind of the same idea, only used a lunch bag so the base was square. While searching through the making friends site, found many different Easter ideas. Lots of free directions. They do sell kits, very reasonable I might add, but they have lots of free ideas.

Here is a link that might be useful: Easter ideas

    Bookmark   February 1, 2008 at 9:32AM
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Thanks everyone !

    Bookmark   February 5, 2008 at 9:46PM
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