Craft Cute Daisy May Baskets

These easy baskets are perfect to create for party favors or just to say "I love you."

What You'll Need

  • Newspaper
  • Acrylic paints in desired colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Cone-shape paper cup
  • Paper punch
  • Eyelet tool and eyelets
  • Wood petal shapes
  • 1/2-inch wood apple shape
  • 3/4-inch wood wheel
  • 1/2-inch wood beads
  • Hot-glue gun and glue sticks
  • Pipe cleaners in desired colors
  • Scissors

Make It

  1. Cover work surface with newspaper. Paint the cup the desired background color. Let it dry. Use a contrasting color to paint a dotted line around the rim. Let it dry.
  2. Use a paper punch to make a hole 1/2 inch from the rim. Make a second hole opposite the first. From the outside of the cup, insert an eyelet in each hole. Secure using an eyelet tool.
  3. Paint six petal shapes. Paint the apple a contrasting color the flower center. Paint the wheel the same color as the flower center and the wood bead the color of the petals. Let dry. Hot-glue the petals and flower center to the front of the cup. Let dry.
  4. Thread an unpainted wood bead onto a pipe cleaner that matches the flower center. Twist the pipe cleaner to secure the bead at one end. Snip off the end of the cup; from the inside push the end of the pipe cleaner through the bottom of the cup. The bead will hold it in place.
  5. Thread the painted wheel and bead onto the pipe cleaner. Twist the remaining stem around the pencil to curl.
  6. For a handle, twist two contrasting pipe cleaners together. Insert through the eyelet from the outside. Fold ends upward to secure.


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