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Ten Creative DIY Easter Basket Ideas


Easter is around the corner, and everyone knows what that means! Before you know it, the Easter bunny will be on his way to bring all the kids chocolate eggs and Easter baskets. If you’re like us, you might not be able to wait for the Easter bunny to bring your basket and would prefer to make your own.

Fortunately for you, we’ve compiled a list of fun, creative Easter basket ideas that you can make yourself with a few materials you probably already have around the house. Whether you have a few kids at home that are excited for the holiday or you just love holidays yourself, one of these creative Easter basket ideas ought to put a (bunny) hop in your step. 

Kids Easter Baskets

kid easter basket against a brown wood wall

Bunny Easter Basket

If you’re looking for something classic and adorable this Easter, look no further than these bunny Easter baskets. Once you’ve added the bunny ears and a cute little face to the apple basket, it only needs one thing to make it absolutely perfect… lots and lots of candy!  

DIY Kids Easter Basket

Want to get the kids involved in making their own basket for the Easter bunny to fill? Let your kids’ creative juices flow with this DIY kid’s Easter basket from Design Improvised. You don’t need a lot of supplies, either —  some stickers, felt letters, and anything else you think might tickle your kids fancy. 

DIY Unicorn Easter Basket

Unicorns are trendy right now, and in our opinion, they should be forever. Who couldn’t use some magic and rainbows from time to time? If you’re looking for a creative Easter basket idea to mix it up from all the bunnies, try this DIY unicorn Easter basket on for size! 

Adult Easter Baskets

adult easter basket

A Golden Easter Basket for all your Golden Pals!

There’s an old song that goes, “make new friends, but keep the old, one is silver, and the other is gold.” If you have a golden friend in your life, or maybe just a pal of yours that loves everything glittery and gold, this Easter basket is your golden ticket. Once you put the basket together, just fill it with their favorite gold items, and they’ll feel like they won a prize this Easter. 

DIY Easter Egg Gram

If you’re looking for a less traditional Easter basket that doesn’t even use a basket, look no further. This one is especially perfect if you have a friend or loved one who doesn’t live nearby. Once you address it, you can mail it off to your friend and let them know you’re thinking of them this Easter. And isn’t that the best gift of all? Well that, and all the candy! 

Find the full instructions at Studio DIY. 

Succulent Easter Basket 

This basket is perfect for all our plant lovers out there! Is there a better gift to give out in the springtime than plants? This creative Easter basket idea is perfect for a green loving guy or gal because it comes with a cute little succulent. Fill one of the eggs with a bit of bling and add a little sparkle to the holiday! 

Mason Jar Easter Basket

This Easter basket is so cute and trendy, you might want to keep it around after Easter! Using a mason jar instead of a basket is a simple way to class up the holiday. Plus, it’s super simple: all you need are some mason jars, bunny ears, and Easter egg-shaped candy to fill the jar with. 

Easter Baskets for the Host and Hostess

Grown-Up Easter Basket

We couldn’t compile a list of Easter basket ideas without adding one with some bubbly in it! Whether you’re heading to a brunch or need a gift for the host or hostess, gift them this Easter basket, and you’ll be their favorite guest — guaranteed. 

Wine Filled Easter Basket

Who says kids get to have all the fun? That’s right, another basket perfect for the adults! Plus, this basket is perfect to bring as a host gift to your Easter party this spring. The bonus for you? If you bring your host wine and glasses this Easter, they might just share with you! It’s a win-win for everyone involved. 

Upcycled Easter Basket 

Maybe you want to give out an Easter basket this year, but you don’t want to be wasteful. How many times have you gotten an Easter basket, and after the festivities are over you find yourself thinking well what do I do with this brightly colored basket now? Worry no more! This basket reuses a berry basket, and you can paint it whatever color you like. Upcycling for the win! 

Don’t Forget the Candy! 

Once you’ve built the perfect Easter basket, all that’s missing is some delicious candy. Well, look no further than Candy Club! We’ve got some great sour and fruity gummies to fill those baskets. Chocolate more your style? We got you covered there, too!