How to Make Mini Easter Baskets From Toilet Paper Rolls

Using Petaloo Botanica Collection Flowers see their blog at petaloo.typepad.com/blog/

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How to Make Mini Easter Baskets From Toilet Paper Rolls
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Gather your supplies. Petaloo Flowers are available online at most major scrapbook retailers. Start by trimming your paper 6 inch by 5 inch

Gather your supplies. Petaloo Flowers are available online at most major scrapbook retailers. Start by trimming your paper 6 inch by 5 inch

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You can glue your paper on with Tacky Glue, but I recommend this sweet little Machine the Xyron Creative Station 5 Inch. If gluing- glue the roll first then add the paper

You can glue your paper on with Tacky Glue, but I recommend this sweet little Machine the Xyron Creative Station 5 Inch. If gluing- glue the roll first then add the paper

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roll it around the tube- line it up as straight as possible, you should match at the top and have the extra hanging over the bottom (the 6 inch side goes around, the 5 inch up and down)

roll it around the tube- line it up as straight as possible, you should match at the top and have the extra hanging over the bottom (the 6 inch side goes around, the 5 inch up and down)

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Press them down a little flat (don't press too hard of you used the Xyron or it will stick together)

Press them down a little flat (don't press too hard of you used the Xyron or it will stick together)

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Now slip the punch in there and punch out both sides- empty the chads out as you go, you will need them later

Now slip the punch in there and punch out both sides- empty the chads out as you go, you will need them later

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take one of the chads and use it as a guide to trim the corners off each side- you can make a pencil line if you want

take one of the chads and use it as a guide to trim the corners off each side- you can make a pencil line if you want

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Now trim down at the base as shown- go ALL THE WAY to the tube so your basket lies flat

Now trim down at the base as shown- go ALL THE WAY to the tube so your basket lies flat

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Fold them all down and you should be looking like this

Fold them all down and you should be looking like this

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Take one of your chads and add some hot glue to the back

Take one of your chads and add some hot glue to the back

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put it on the base, then place on table and press down- if you want you can use a pencil on the eraser side to press down into the basket

put it on the base, then place on table and press down- if you want you can use a pencil on the eraser side to press down into the basket

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if you have some pokey corners you can press them in with your scissor tip

if you have some pokey corners you can press them in with your scissor tip

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wrap some twine round and tie in a knot

wrap some twine round and tie in a knot

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Hot glue on your Petaloo flowers! Stuff with easter grass, moss, or paper krinkles

Hot glue on your Petaloo flowers! Stuff with easter grass, moss, or paper krinkles

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you can fill with candies and even personalize

you can fill with candies and even personalize

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This one has a Mulberry Street Petlaoo flower- Wild Roses in green, so pretty! Thanks for joining me today! You can find me at http://inmyblueroom.blogspot.com/  Denise!

This one has a Mulberry Street Petlaoo flower- Wild Roses in green, so pretty! Thanks for joining me today! You can find me at inmyblueroom.blogspot.com/ Denise!

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