23 Awesome & Artistic DIY Easter Basket Ideas

Here are some awesome Easter gift basket ideas you can use to show your loved ones how much they mean to you.

DIY Easter Baskets

You can’t celebrate Easter without the traditional Easter basket. Whether it’s used for an egg hunt, holiday decor, or for gifting, Easter baskets embody this springtime holiday.

We gathered 23 of our favorite ideas for DIY Easter baskets for kids, and of course, we threw in a few adult ones too!

23 Clever DIY Easter Basket Ideas

1 — Edible Basket Using PEEPS®

Easter is one holiday where there is no limit on sugar. This DIY edible Easter basket made from PEEPS®, jelly beans, and rice Krispie treats is a fun way to ensure there is a sugar crash at the end of the day.

And if you’re making these adults, don’t forget to stuff the basket with some Spiked Easter Peeps desserts.

2 — No Sew Rope Easter Basket

No Sew Rope Easter Basket
Photo by Alice & Lois

No-sew DIY Easter crafts are our favorite. This DIY rope Easter basket is a simple way to have a unique egg hunting basket this upcoming holiday. 

Plus, you just need a glue gun instead of a sewing machine! This DIY even includes some matching sweet treats recipes you can share with loved ones.

3 — Woven Map Easter Basket

How to Make a Woven Map Easter Basket
Photo by HGTV

This personalized DIY woven map basket is a fun twist on classic Easter baskets. Pick a place that is important to your family to make it extra special. We’re picturing these as cute centerpieces at an Easter brunch!

4 — Simple Felt Basket

Super Simple Felt Easter Basket
Photo by Purl Soho

We are drooling over this super simple DIY felt Easter basket. Customize the color of stitching to fit your outfit on the big day!

5 — Mason Jar Bunny Basket

DIY Mason Jar Bunny Basket
Photo by Nest of Posies

A candy-filled DIY mason jar bunny basket is a fun alternative if you do not get to hunt for eggs this year. Fill it with your choice of Easter candy to make sure you and your family enjoy it!

6 — Cricut Easter Bunny Bag

Cricut is our favorite tool for taking DIYs to the next level. You can create so many amazing things with the Cricut, like wooden artwork and coasters. Try this cute DIY bunny Easter basket for the upcoming holiday. The basket even features a fluffy pom pom tail and bunny ears.

7 — Grown-Up Easter Gift Basket Ideas

Wanting to give your bestie some Easter gifts? Check out this DIY grown up Easter gift basket stocked with champagne, skincare, and chocolate! These stuffer ideas are perfect for our creative Easter basket ideas for adults.

8 — Tutu Easter Basket

Fix up a traditional Easter basket and make it into a DIY tutu Easter basket for your little one. All you need is some tulle and ribbon!

9 — Rain Boots Easter Basket

If you love practical gifts like us, this rain boots idea is just for you. It’s a fun way to gift a pair of new shoes to kids of all ages!

10 — DIY Floral Easter Basket

Hit up your local dollar store for faux flowers and create a beautiful DIY floral Easter basket. Make sure you pick out florals that will match their outfits for the best pictures! Even opt for fresh flowers if you are an overachiever.

11 — Boys Personalized Easter Bucket

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Looking to order a basket instead of making one? This dump truck Easter bucket is perfect for your little guy to collect all the easter eggs his little heart desires!

12 — Tool Box Easter Gift Basket for Dad

Tool Box Easter Gift Basket for Dad
Photo by Bower Power

Grown-up Easter baskets exist too because who doesn’t love presents? This DIY tool box Easter gift basket is perfect for those handy husbands or grandpas. Don’t forget to fill it up with unique gifts for him.

13 — Wood Bunny Easter Basket

Wood Bunny DIY Easter Basket
Photo by Her Tool Belt

If you are extra handy, build this DIY wood bunny Easter basket. You could even have your little ones each paint their own as an Easter craft and make fun memories in the process!

14 — Mini Felt Easter Basket

These DIY mini felt Easter baskets are so adorable and no-sew. All you need is some hot glue and fabric scissors! The tutorial even comes with a template.

15 — Idea for Teens: Rainbow Painted Easter Basket

DIY Painted Easter Basket
Photo by The Crafted Life

Anything color is right up our alley. This rainbow DIY painted Easter basket is bright and colorful, which is only fitting for this festive holiday. It’s also subtle and doesn’t scream kitschy Easter bunnies decor, so it’s still cool enough for tweens.

16 — Ikea Hack: Rag Rug Basket

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Photo by Sugar & Cloth

Here is another practical idea for an Easter Basket that you can use year-round. Fill up this DIY rag rug basket with Easter treats and then use it later for storage.

17 — Jumbo Easter Egg

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Photo by Sugar & Cloth

Gift your goodies inside a polka dot DIY Easter egg favor. They’re ideal for table settings or holding little knick-knacks. You’re simply customing jumbo plastic eggs!

18 — Easter Candy Cones

These unique DIY Easter candy cones are a great alternative to traditional Easter baskets. You could even give the cones out as party favors!

19 — Picket Fence Easter Basket

Follow this step-by-step tutorial to create a DIY picket fence Easter basket filled with candy. All you need is the best crafting supply — popsicle sticks!

20 — Baby’s First Easter Basket Idea

Baby’s First Easter Basket Ideas
Photo by A Hosting Home

Babies may not be able to participate in an Easter egg hunt yet, but that doesn’t mean they can’t get something special.These ideas for a baby’s first Easter basket are the sweetest, especially if you can’t think of anything else besides a stuffed animal. We especially love the sweet personalized basket liner idea.

21 — Printable Chick Basket

Printable Chick Basket
Photo by The Craft Train

Download the free printable template to make your own adorable DIY chick basket. This handmade project is easy enough to create together with your kids.

22 — How to Make a Basket Liner

How to Make a Basket Liner
Photo by Polkadot Chair

Elevate your Easter basket with a DIY basket liner. This easy Easter idea will transform any regular wicker basket into something festive.

23 — Papier Mache Basket

DIY Paper Mache Easter Basket
Photo by Red Ted Art

This fun DIY paper Easter basket is constructed out of recycled tissue paper. We love all the little details like the felt animal features, feathered wings, and ribbon handle.

Easter Recipes To Try

Hosting an Easter gathering or looking for something to bring to an Easter brunch?

  • Easter Egg Cheesecake — A fan favorite, this recipe is classic creamy cheesecake but with a fresh springtime twist, topped with Cadbury eggs.
  • 24 Carrot Cocktail — Shake up this festive boozy drink that is garnished with mini carrots and edible flowers.
  • Chocolate Birds Nest — Crunchy, chocolatey, and extremely adorable cookie nests that make for a fun mini dessert.
  • Spiked Peeps – An adults-only spin, the most iconic Easter candy of all time!

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  1. This has got to be the cutest little roundup of easter baskets! I love the rainboots idea, and personally wouldn’t mind if someone got me a #7 (the grown up easter basket) haha. Thanks for all the fun ideas!

    1. Lol. We actually have a separate round up post for adult Easter baskets. Don’t worry! You’re not the only grown up who loves and wants Easter baskets too!