Decorative Basket

This decorative basket filled with colorful tissue will make a perfect centerpiece. Or use it as a party favor to hold your favorite treats.

Materials Needed:

  • 1 Royal Lace® medallion doily
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • cardboard
  • stiff paper
  • tape or glue
  • ribbon(optional)
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Doily Decorative Basket, Royal Lace®
  1. Place doily face down on a flat surface
  2. Cut a 4-1/2” square from cardboard and place in the center of the doily (FIG. A)
  3. One at a time, fold each side over the cardboard, crease and unfold again (FIG. B)
  4. Once you have creased each side, stand them all up to create a box as shown. Tuck the corners in and tape or glue them to the inside of the basket/ Fold all corners in the same direction for a neat appearance (FIG. C)
  5. To make a handle, cut a 8” long, ¾” wide strip to the inside of the basket (FIG. D)

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