Make a Dessert Basket for Summer Parties

Serve your dessert in style this summer by decorating a wicker or wooden basket.
How to Make a Dessert Basket for Summer Parties

How to Make a Dessert Basket for Summer Parties

Serve your dessert in style this summer by decorating a wicker or wooden basket.

By: Abigail Barnes

Materials Needed:

  • wicker or wooden basket with handle
  • red, white or blue ribbon
  • hot glue gun and sticks
  • floral foam or Styrofoam
  • straw or shredded-paper filler
  • napkins

Line Basket

Line basket with napkins so that color shows through the holes. Fill basket with blocks of floral foam (for dessert on sticks), possibly cutting pieces to fill entire basket.

Fill Decorative Basket with Floral Foam

Fill Decorative Basket with Floral Foam

Add Ribbon

Using a hot glue gun, decorate basket with ric-rac ribbon in your desired pattern.

Embellish Basket with Ribbon

Embellish Basket with Ribbon

Fill Basket

Once all glue is dry, fill top of basket with your shredded filler. Be sure to cover any visible floral foam.

Fill Basket with Shredded Filler

Fill Basket with Shredded Filler

Place Dessert

Stick dessert into basket as desired, into floral foam if necessary. Enjoy at home or be the center star of your block party's dessert table.

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Place Desserts in Basket

Place Desserts in Basket

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