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How to Make a Duct Tape Easter Basket

Make a funky Easter basket this year using duct tape and our free printable basket template.

Abigail Barnes, Paper & Cake
Abigail Barnes

Materials Needed:

Cut Tape Strips

Cut a 9-inch square sheet of duct tape. Lay down five strips of tape upside down, slightly overlapping. Next, lay down five strips perpendicular on the top — sticky side to sticky side.

Cut Duct Tape StripsAbigail Barnes

Cut Basket Template

Print out the basket template, and lay it on top of the square sheet of tape (image 1). Cut out the basket template shape (image 2).

  • Easter Basket Printable PatternAbigail Barnes
  • Cut Out Printable PatternAbigail Barnes

Fold to Create Sides

Fold and press sides and tabs indicated by dotted lines on the template, and tape the tabs to the opposite sides (image 1). Repeat folding and taping for all four sides (image 2).

  • Fold Over TabsAbigail Barnes
  • Easter Basket BaseAbigail Barnes

Make Handle

Fold in half a length of duct tape, and secure it to the inside of the basket using a small rectangular piece of duct tape (image 1). Secure handle to opposite side with tape (image 2).

  • Attach Handle
  • Attach Basket HandleAbigail Barnes
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