Create a one-of-a-kind Easter Basket with DIY felt flowers this spring. With just a few simple supplies, learn how to turn sheets of felt into different types of flowers. With a few cuts and some hot glue, you can make the most gorgeous spring basket.
Cut a 2-inch strip along the long edge of a sheet of felt. Fold felt in half, lenghtwise. Apply a strip of hot glue along bottom. Fold the piece in half along your fold line and secure with the hot glue. Next, cut 1/4-inch slits along entire lenght of felt. Make sure not to cut all the way through, leave a little room along bottom.
To build the flower bud, roll the felt from one end to the other and add glue while you roll! Secure end with tab of hot glue. You can make these flowers as large or as small as you like. Simply use a longer piece of felt.
To create a ranunculus flower, cut a 2-inch circle out of felt. Then, cut a swirl into the circle, starting at the edge, ending in the middle. Start rolling the felt from the middle of the circle, gluing along the way. Secure with glue at the end.
Cut leaves out of green felt. It's good to have different leaf shapes and sizes. Keep the cuts rough and organic to mimic real leaves.
Glue flowers on the basket with hot glue. Start with blooms on bottom of handle, and then create a bunch of flowers. It's easier to start with your largest flowers and fill in around them. Glue on leaves under the flowers.
Now it's time to fill up your handmade Easter basket with goodies! Some of our favorite Easter basket fillers include small stuffed animals, toys, stickers, books, and candy. Finish the basket with real or faux Easter eggs.