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.
A simple woven basket with pops of pastel color is basically as cute and on-theme you can get without going over the top.
These fabric baskets with floppy bunny ears are customizable—just enter a name at checkout, and the maker will add a little patch.
The Easter bunny and flowers motif on this felted basket is perfect if you want something intricate and colorful.
Keep it classic with a simple wicker basket and a basket liner that has just a touch of scalloped detail.
This burlap bunny ear basket is simple and cute, and you can leave it plain or have it personalized with a stitched name.
This basket has a simple, classic shape with a bright, colorful twist.
If you really want to go all out, get a wicker basket that's shaped like a bunny, like this one.
A felted basket made to look like a bunch of carrots will also do the trick.
These grapevine baskets come in two sizes and are perfect for Easter gifts for kids and adults alike.
Upgrade an ordinary basket with a more playful liner, like this pink seersucker liner that has colorful pom poms for added texture.
Refresh last year's basket by covering the entire thing with craft store moss. It's the woodsy version of upcycling.
What you'll need: moss ($11.22, ), twine ($5.60, )
Shredding paper lunch bags or an outdated dictionary can provide the perfect nesting material.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.
What you'll need: lunch bags ($4.48 for 50, ), clear glue ($6.73, )
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.
What you'll need: glue gun ($9.25, ), basket ($14.99, )
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.
What you'll need: berry baskets ($12.50 for 6, ), scrapbook paper ($5, )
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.
What you'll need: wire basket ($12.16, ), faux speckled eggs ($11.99 for 12, )
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.
What you'll need: cotton filler cord ($30, ), glue gun ($9.25, )
Covered with party garland, plastic cocktail cups become the cutest containers to hit the egg hunt. They're like mini piñatas just for jellybeans.
What you'll need: plastic cups ($13.19 for 300, ), fringe garland ($11, )
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.
What you'll need: plastic pot ($8.66, ), golden eggs ($5.56 for 12, )
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.
What you'll need: white basket ($36.13 for 3, ), crepe paper ($16.98, )
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.
What you'll need: bushel basket ($18.99, ), striped ribbon ($9.95, )
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.
What you'll need: gold paint ($15.44, ), golden eggs ($5.56 for 12, )
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.
What you'll need: plant pot ($3.99, ), chocolate carrots ($5.99 for 4, )
Experience the magic of dry erase paint for yourself. A few coats turn any flat surface, including cutesy wooden animals, into a whiteboard.
What you'll need: wooden cutouts ($5.88 for 100, ), dry erase paint ($21.58, )
Woven together, plain, ol' grocery bags are the dead ringer for the real thing.
What you'll need: glue gun ($9.25, ), metal ruler ($6.29, )
Pastels might dominate the springtime palette, but this neon edition jumps out as especially cheery.
What you'll need: white basket ($36.15 for 3, ), assorted paper filler ($3.99, )