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Flower Shower Woven Basket

Crafting Time:
1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Die Cuts with a View
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • DCWV:
    • Flower Shower Spring Stack, 2 sheets each:
      Multi Floral & Mushrooms, Plum Multi Stripes, Green Grass, Lime Dots, All Plum & Purple Floral Glitter
    • Flower Shower Spring Specialty Die-cuts Stack: Plum Stripes Scallops
    • Matchmaker Neutrals Textured Cardstock Stack, white
  • Basket and leaves pattern
  • Purple tissue paper
  • Assorted white buttons
  • White brads
  • Scissors
  • 1" paper circle punches: 1", 1-3/4"
  • Paper piercer
  • Craft knife
  • Craft glue
  • Glue gun, glue sticks
  • Green floral wire & tape
  • Marbles
  • Yellow tissue paper grass

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cut out the square basket base, panel and leaf shapes from patterns in the PDF.
  2. Trace and cut out square basket base and 6 panel shapes from Multi Floral and Mushrooms.
  3. Trace and cut out 6 Plum Multi Stripes basket panel shapes.
  4. Cut 1/2"x12" strips of Green Grass and All Plum; 3/4"x12" Lime Dots; 1"x12" Purple Floral Glitter strips.
  5. Adhere bottom 1/2" of Multi Floral and Mushrooms and Plum Multi Stripes basket panel shapes around the perimeter of basket base shape.
  6. Fold panels upwards at edges of the square.
  7. Weave strips of Green Grass, All Plum, Lime Dots, and Purple Floral Glitter through panels to create basket shape. Cut excess strips; adhere.
  8. Create the basket handle by cutting out large scallop circle shape from Plum Stripes Scallops.
  9. Insert handle into two opposite corners of basket and adhere.
  10. Create All Plum flowers by cutting two 3" and 2" circles. Fold circles in half; fold again.
  11. Tear two 2" and one 1-1/2" circles from purple tissue. Fold circles in half; fold again.
  12. Using the paper punches, create four 1-3/4" and two 1" circles with Lime Dots. Fold circles in half; fold again.
  13. Cut thin strips of white and adhere in a circular shape to the centers of 3 All Plum and Lime Dots circles.
  14. Layer and adhere purple tissue and Lime Dots to the centers of All Plum circles to create flowers.
  15. Pierce centers of the flowers; insert brads.
  16. Pierce centers of remaining Lime Dots circles; adhere to the backs of flowers.
  17. Create petal flowers by paper punching 30 Lime Dots circles with 1" paper punch. Adhere circles wrong sides together, so front and back sides of circles show the Lime Dots pattern. Create petal shape by creasing each circle by bending the edges of 2 sides of circle down.
  18. Paper punch four 1-3/4" and two 1" Purple Floral Glitter circles.
  19. Insert brads. Adhere assorted white buttons to the centers of the Purple Floral Glitter.
  20. Adhere Lime Dots petals along back circumferences of Purple Floral Glitter circles to create petal flowers.
  21. Pierce centers of remaining Purple Floral Glitter circles. Adhere to the backs of flowers.
  22. Cut 9 assorted lengths of green floral wire.
  23. Wrap floral wires with floral tape.
  24. Insert 6 wires into the center backs of flowers; glue.
  25. Create leaf branches by folding 1" Green Grass circles in half; adhering wires inside folds.
  26. Create long leaves by tracing and cutting out 8 Green Grass leaf shapes. Adhere leaf shapes wrong sides together so the front and back sides of leaves show Green Grass pattern. Fold in half to create a leaf shape.
  27. Weight the basket with marbles. Fill remainder with yellow tissue paper grass.
  28. Insert flowers and leaves into basket.
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