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Maybe I should have majored in basket weaving, because I’ve become a down with a chronic case of basketmakingitis. Primary symptom: sufferers attempt to turn any and everything into a basket. Yep. I’ve got it. Bad.

How about you? Are you making baskets this year? If you are, consider yourself lucky…you’ve just stumbled on a goldmine. The sort of goldmine that has exactly zero gold but tons of baskets. A basketmine.

To get started with my handmade basket projects, I’m combining my love of basket making with another love of mine: cupcakes.

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{1} Grass border die

{2} Cupcake wrapper die

{3} Eyelet border die

{4} Doily die

{5} Banner die stamped with Cart Pals Occasion stamp set & flower die cut from Flower Buds die collection

{6} Skewer or toothpick for creating flag

*All supplies available at Clear & Simple Stamps.

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NOTE: To create a basket from the mini cupcake wrapper die, use the largest flower from Build-a-Flower die collection in place of the doily.

Now for the yummy part!

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Of course, you could create these little baskets and fill them with traditional Easter candy. I, however,  opted for the cupcake route. I added green frosting to the tops to mimic grass and added a banner flag topper along with a springtime-y flower. Almost too cute to eat, right? Almost. Those cupcakes definitely got ate up.

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6 thoughts on “Handmade Baskets: Cupcake Wrappers

  1. You make it look so easy, Amber! I totally want to jump through the screen and grab one of those cupcakes…and you decorated them too? O…M…G! Such a great post, Amber…thanks!

    And…Thanks for the great video tutorial over at “Pattern Play” this morning…LOVED it, girl!!!

    1. Barb – you are so sweet. I so appreciate your comments! I’m working on creating smell-o-blogging, that way you can enjoy these yummy posts even more!

    1. Hey Janet! These were definitely sweet and I enjoyed every bite! Thanks for being such an awesome Damask Love reader and loyal commenter. You are so appreciated!

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