25 Easter Basket Ideas Kids (and Grown-ups!) Will Love

From wicker bunnies to moss-covered baskets.

easter basket ideas for kids and adults
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The key to a good Easter basket might be the goodies you nestle inside it, but without the basket itself, you've got nothing. A cute Easter basket can only add to joy of the treats inside, so whether you're looking for the perfect basket to buy or you'd prefer to DIY it, these Easter basket ideas—which work for kids and adult Easter gifts!—are a total upgrade.

Rainbow Woven Easter Baskets

A simple woven basket with pops of pastel color is basically as cute and on-theme you can get without going over the top.

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Fabric Bunny Ears Easter Basket
Stitchcrafty4u etsy.com

These fabric baskets with floppy bunny ears are customizable—just enter a name at checkout, and the maker will add a little patch.

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Felted Wool Easter Basket

The Easter bunny and flowers motif on this felted basket is perfect if you want something intricate and colorful. 

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Ballard Designs
Simple Scalloped Easter Basket



Keep it classic with a simple wicker basket and a basket liner that has just a touch of scalloped detail.

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Personalized Burlap Bunny Easter Basket
Jennifer Helene Home amazon.com

This burlap bunny ear basket is simple and cute, and you can leave it plain or have it personalized with a stitched name. 

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Pink and Purple Madras Basket

This basket has a simple, classic shape with a bright, colorful twist. 

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Bunny-Shaped Wicker Storage Basket

If you really want to go all out, get a wicker basket that's shaped like a bunny, like this one. 

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Felt Carrot Easter Basket

A felted basket made to look like a bunch of carrots will also do the trick. 

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Grapevine Easter Basket

These grapevine baskets come in two sizes and are perfect for Easter gifts for kids and adults alike. 

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Pom Pom Seersucker Easter Basket

Upgrade an ordinary basket with a more playful liner, like this pink seersucker liner that has colorful pom poms for added texture. 

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Michael Partenio
Mossy Easter Basket

Refresh last year's basket by covering the entire thing with craft store moss. It's the woodsy version of upcycling.

Get the tutorial from Good Housekeeping »

What you'll need: moss ($11.22, amazon.com), twine ($5.60, amazon.com)

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Dana Gallagher
Paper Easter Nests

Shredding paper lunch bags or an outdated dictionary can provide the perfect nesting material. Then fill your bowl with eggs—candy, wooden, plastic, or otherwise.

Get the tutorial from Country Living »

What you'll need: lunch bags ($4.48 for 50, amazon.com), clear glue ($6.73, amazon.com)

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Paper & Stitch
Floral Easter Basket

Florals for spring isn't exactly new, but the shtick doesn't feel as tired when you use fresh-from-the-field blooms. Garden roses, ranunculus, tulips and sweet peas went into this full-petaled look.

Get the tutorial from Paper & Stitch »

What you'll need: glue gun ($9.25, amazon.com), basket ($14.99, amazon.com)

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Michael Partenio
Easter Berry Baskets

Strawberry season might be a couple months away, but produce baskets can still hold other goodies, like homemade cookies. Tape patterned scrapbook paper to the sides for extra color.

Get the tutorial from Good Housekeeping »

What you'll need: berry baskets ($12.50 for 6, amazon.com), scrapbook paper ($5, amazon.com)

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The Casual Craftlete
Wire Easter Basket

This is the centerpiece your Sunday brunch needs. Fill up a wire basket with speckled eggs and baby's breath, and the entire tablescape comes alive.

Get the tutorial from The Casual Craftlete »

What you'll need: wire basket ($12.16, amazon.com), faux speckled eggs ($11.99 for 12, amazon.com)

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The House That Lars Built
Fabric Easter Basket

Instead of decorating a basket from the store, you can make your own bowl from scratch. This craft coils fabric-covered cord into a completely-custom vessel.

Get the tutorial from The House That Lars Built »

What you'll need: cotton filler cord ($30, amazon.com), glue gun ($9.25, amazon.com)

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Studio DIY
Fringe Easter Baskets

Covered with party garland, plastic cocktail cups become the cutest containers to hit the egg hunt. They're like mini piñatas just for jellybeans.

Get the tutorial from Studio DIY »

What you'll need: plastic cups ($13.19 for 300, amazon.com), fringe garland ($11, amazon.com)

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Lovely Indeed
Easter Bucket

Grown-ups can appreciate this Easter pail (discovered in Target's dollar section!) filled up with succulents, golden eggs, and chocolate. After all, you can never quite outgrow a sweet tooth.

Get the tutorial from Lovely Indeed »

What you'll need: plastic pot ($8.66, amazon.com), golden eggs ($5.56 for 12, amazon.com)

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Oh Happy Day
Paper Flower Easter Basket

Crepe paper flowers look great on just about anything, Easter baskets included. Concentrate a few blooms around the handle for a lush look without hours of crafting.

Get the tutorial from Oh Happy Day »

What you'll need: white basket ($36.13 for 3, amazon.com), crepe paper ($16.98, amazon.com)

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Tessa Lindsay Garcia
Hostess Easter Basket

A bushel basket filled with rosé and chocolate truffles is the adult version of a goodie bag. Other traditional housewarming gifts (like a sweet-smelling candle) round it out.

Get the tutorial from Tessa Lindsay Garcia »

What you'll need: bushel basket ($18.99, amazon.com), striped ribbon ($9.95, amazon.com)

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She Knows
Metallic Easter Basket

Go for gold by spray-painting your basket a winning hue. Add extra glitz with mini disco balls, glitter nail polish, and foil-wrapped treats.

Get the tutorial from She Knows »

What you'll need: gold paint ($15.44, amazon.com), golden eggs ($5.56 for 12, amazon.com)

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The Blondielocks
IKEA Easter Basket

An IKEA fan might recognize this cute cup for what it really is: A $4 plant pot. But at that price—and with a cute lace detail—no one will stop you from repurposing it as a treat container.

Get the tutorial from The Blondielocks »

What you'll need: plant pot ($3.99, ikea.com), chocolate carrots ($5.99 for 4, amazon.com)

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Burcu Avsar
Wipe-Off Easter Tags

Experience the magic of dry erase paint for yourself. A few coats turn any flat surface, including cutesy wooden animals, into a whiteboard.

Get the tutorial from Country Living »

What you'll need: wooden cutouts ($5.88 for 100, amazon.com), dry erase paint ($21.58, amazon.com)

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Lia Griffith
Upcycled Easter Basket

Woven together, plain, ol' grocery bags are the dead ringer for the real thing.

Get the tutorial from Lia Griffith »

What you'll need: glue gun ($9.25, amazon.com), metal ruler ($6.29, amazon.com)

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Oh Happy Day
Rainbow Easter Basket

Pastels might dominate the springtime palette, but this neon edition jumps out as especially cheery.

Get the tutorial from Oh Happy Day »

What you'll need: white basket ($36.15 for 3, amazon.com), assorted paper filler ($3.99, amazon.com)

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