Upcycled Paper Basket

Upcycled Paper Basket
Upcycled Paper Basket

If you have a pile of paper grocery bags building up in your closet, clear them out the crafty way. This Upcycled Paper Basket is made from paper grocery bags, and you can use it to hold just about anything.
Check out the tutorial to learn how to make a paper basket using recycled materials. Put the basket on your kitchen table to serve fruit or bread, or put it on your counter to organize papers. You are sure to love this easy craft no matter how you put it to use. And you'll certainly feel good about upcycling rather than buying new!

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueGeneral Paper Crafting

Project or Page SizePoster Board

Type of Paper UsedConstruction Paper


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I had the instructions to this once and lost it so I'm glad to find it again. These baskets can make really cute Easter baskets for the table or for the little ones. You can make them from other paper as long as it's sturdy. Those glossy, sturdy catalog covers and things like that make colorful baskets that last. I made one from plain colored paper once and it looked good, but it was a little flimsy.


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