Mini Easter Basket Favors

By  Roberta Wax 

Use a cute die set to craft mini baskets and boxes for all occasions. Lattice insert and optional handle provide many options.

  • Mini Easter Basket Favors


  • Cardstock scraps: yellow, teal, purple, light purple, olive green
  • Purple polka-dot or glitter paper
  • Flower brads
  • Easter grass
  • Candy filler of choice


  • Die-cutting system
  • Lifestyle Crafts Basket Die (DC0458)
  • Paper Source Stamps: Bunny Standing, Easter Egg Decorated Scallop
  • Clear embossing ink pad
  • White detail embossing powder
  • Gel ink pens, assorted colors
  • Adhesives: Beacon Adhesives Zip Dry Paper Glue, low-tack tape, foam tape

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, detail scissors, ruler, pencil, fine-tip tweezers, paper piercer, heat tool
  • Size
  • 1. Size is 2-1/2"x2-1/2"x2" (without handle).
  • Favors
  • 1. Place basket and handle dies on base cutting plate. Insert lattice dies into basket die template, if desired, and secure with low-tack tape to prevent shifting. For variety, die cut lattice on two sides or all four sides of basket.
  • 2. Die cut basket and handle. Remove shapes from machine and use tweezers to remove any stray cut-outs.
  • 3. Fold basket as indicated and adhere sides together; let dry.
  • 4. Adhere handle ends inside top of basket on opposite sides, or attach handle using flower brads. Use paper piercer to poke holes for brads to prevent tearing.
  • 5. Stamp bunny image onto yellow cardstock; heat emboss with white powder. Stamp and emboss egg images onto assorted cardstock scraps. Color images with gel pens as desired; let dry.
  • 6. Detail cut images. Adhere images to baskets with foam tape, or place inside with grass and candy filler.
  • Tip
  • 1. Spread a rainbow of color across your Easter table. Make each favor basket a different color, or replace candy with colored eggs.