How to Make Paper Basket/ Holder

Today I'm making a holder where in you can keep your trinkets, paper clips or candy :). This is simple but lengthy so let's get started ...

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How to Make Paper Basket/ Holder
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Here I took a A4 paper and printed some pattern on it. Take a fairly thick paper so that it holds the shape and looks neat. Use your imagination for the pattern.

Here I took a A4 paper and printed some pattern on it. Take a fairly thick paper so that it holds the shape and looks neat. Use your imagination for the pattern.

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Im making a square here by taking the excess paper off

Im making a square here by taking the excess paper off

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Excess paper

Excess paper

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Tear it off

Tear it off

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Now make vivid diagonal folds and crease it

Now make vivid diagonal folds and crease it

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After this fold it on side and crease well

After this fold it on side and crease well

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Crease everything well

Crease everything well

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Now make a square base as shown

Now make a square base as shown

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Fold it as shown on both sides

Fold it as shown on both sides

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Again fold it as shown. I will revisit this step so to remember this I will call this as Step a/ Step 11

Again fold it as shown. I will revisit this step so to remember this I will call this as Step a/ Step 11

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Crease well

Crease well

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Fold again and crease well

Fold again and crease well

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Now fold as shown, make a crease and open it

Now fold as shown, make a crease and open it

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The crease line is for reference

The crease line is for reference

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Fold it inwards

Fold it inwards

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Repeat it on remaining 3 sides

Repeat it on remaining 3 sides

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Crease well

Crease well

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Now hold it as shown and pull it downwards. This should be easy because we have been creasing everything from the start.

Now hold it as shown and pull it downwards. This should be easy because we have been creasing everything from the start.

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Crease well ;) and repeat it on the other side

Crease well ;) and repeat it on the other side

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Now open this from inside and push it gently from the bottom

Now open this from inside and push it gently from the bottom

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Tuck the loose flaps inside as shown

Tuck the loose flaps inside as shown

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The basket/ holder is ready :)

The basket/ holder is ready :)

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I am sticking one post it inside to give it a color pop

I am sticking one post it inside to give it a color pop

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You can store anything you want in it or keep it empty

You can store anything you want in it or keep it empty

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If you want you can repurpose the rectangular strip by making this as a handle

If you want you can repurpose the rectangular strip by making this as a handle

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This is step a/ step 11.

This is step a/ step 11.

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This is step a/ step 11. Insert the handle at this step and continue with the steps

This is step a/ step 11. Insert the handle at this step and continue with the steps

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Secure the handle as shown. Or you can stick the handle at the end. I prefer it without handle because it will comes in the way

Secure the handle as shown. Or you can stick the handle at the end. I prefer it without handle because it will comes in the way

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The basket with the handle

The basket with the handle

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A4 paper 
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