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Illustrated Craft Tutorial - How to Craft a Paper Origami Easter Basket

Try using lots of different patterned papers to make this basket. It looks great in just about any color. Recommended for ages 8 and up

 

 

Tutorial for Paper Basket 1

1. You need a paper rectangle. 

Tutorial for Paper Basket 2

2. Turn it over and fold it in half.

Tutorial for Paper Basket 3

3. Open the paper up again and fold each side to the middle crease.

Tutorial for Paper Basket 5

4. Now fold the paper in half the other way.

Tutorial for Paper Basket 4

5. This is now how the paper looks. Open it again so that is again like in step #3.

Tutorial for Paper Basket 6

6. Now fold the top and bottom to the crease in the middle.

Tutorial for Paper Basket 7

7. Open the paper back up and lay it lengthwise in front of you.

Tutorial for Paper Basket 8

8. Fold each of the corners to the next vertical crease.

Tutorial for Paper Basket 9

9. Now fold each flap up until you reach the bottom of each corner fold. The picture shows how it should look now.

Tutorial for Paper Basket 10

10. Insert your thumb in each of the corners and press inwards. This will cause the side walls to stand.

Tutorial for Paper Basket 11

11. When done correctly, it should look like this now. It is a half of a box with 4 side walls. You may wish to pinch the corners together and smooth the paper some if it does not seem to stand straight.

Tutorial for Paper Basket 12

12. Cut a strip of paper and glue inside of the box. It can now be used as a miniature basket.

 

 

 

Origami Easter Basket Project
Click here for a larger image and supply list to make this project.

Paper Craft for Easter - Origami Easter Basket with Eggs 200

 

 

 

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