Introduction: Fruit Basket

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Reuse, recycle, something new from something old.

Step 1: Materials

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thirteen double size newspaper pages, scissors, a glue stick and a glue gun with glue sticks, some bobby pins or bag clips, paint (your choice) and a paint brush.

Step 2: From

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the longest side fold one inch alongside each page over and over to make a paper stick.

Step 3: When

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finish folding glue alongside.

Step 4: Arrange

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seven newspaper sticks in a circle.

Step 5: Put

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some clips or bobby pins to prevent them from moving.

Step 6: Take

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one of every other newpaper stick and hold it upright.

Step 7: Take

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one extra newspaper stick and wrap around the ones holding upright, glue the ends together and clip it for a while.

Step 8: Fold

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down the ones upright and pick up the ones laying down, then wrap around another paper stick, glue and clip it as before. Do one more working in the same manner.

Step 9: Adorn

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the basket with a fancy ending, folding the end of the paper stick to the left, press with your fingers to make a mark and release.

Step 10: Fold

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now to the right and fold down where it was marked forming a triangle.

Step 11: Run

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this part all the way in between the pockets formed.

Step 12: This

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is how it looks once finished crossing the paper sticks.

Step 13: Glue

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together three newspaper sticks to form the handle.

Step 14: Let

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run the extremes in between the layers all the way trough.

Step 15: Hide

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the end part at the bottom of the basket.

Step 16: Paint

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your favorite color. Of course chocolate brown is my favorite.


deepthiprakash (author)2011-08-21

this step is not clear

goatgirly (author)2009-04-05

would be great for the play I'm doing. awesome!

superdry (author)2009-03-28

Awesome! love this 'ible think I'll make one in the next week or two!

cremolada (author)superdry2009-03-30

I am glad you like it.. Thank you for your comment

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