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Mar 19 2015
4 years ago
12:30 PM MDT

Edible Easter Baskets (Easy Easter Craft)

Mar 19, 2015 @ 12:30 PM MDT
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If you’re looking for a creative DIY Easter basket, check out these fun edible Easter baskets. They can be made with your favorite candy and are a fun activity to do with your kiddos.

For this craft you’ll need:

*Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
*4 Candy Boxes
*Cardboard for the bottom of basket
*Craft foam for handle (or use Nerds Candy Ropes!)
*Ribbon for embellishments if desired

Directions: Use a hot glue gun to glue the corners of candy boxes together. Cut a piece of cardboard to fit the bottom and hot glue that to secure bottom. Cut a long piece of craft foam about 1.5 inches wide by 16 inches long (or use a Nerds Candy Rope). Glue to the inside of the  boxes. Make sure to use a good amount of glue so when it dries you’ll be able to use handle. Embellish further with ribbon if desired or even a hair bow Fill with grass and Easter goodies. 🙂

This is such an easy and adorable craft! If you’d prefer crackers or other snack foods, try looking for similar shaped boxes!  It can also be used as a small gift basket idea for other occasions and holidays. How cute would the candy basket be to present a movie gift card? Or possibly a teacher end of the year gift? If you have any other ideas, leave them in the comments. 🙂

Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s DIY/Crafts created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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