Introduction: Heart Themed Gift Basket With a Mirror As a Gift

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This is a heart themed gift box with an example gift of a customized mirror (mirror frame). This is perfect for gift giving. It is extremely customizable. I have made mine heart themed and the tutorial is based on that, but you can customize it according to your interests.The instructions for both the basket and the mirror.


  • Cardboard
  • Colour Papers
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Yarn
  • Decorations such as washi tape and stickers
  • Cello/Masking Tape


  • mirror
  • Thermacol
  • Paper cutter
  • Colour paper
  • Decorations such as Washi tape and stickers

Step 1: Base

  • Take a piece of cardboard
  • Cut a circle from it.
  • Take another piece of cardboard to make the walls of the basket.
  • Make cuts on the bottom of the cardboard and stick it on the bottom of the base.
  • You can use tape to re-enforce the base.
  • Make holes for handle on the walls

Step 2: Decoration

  • Make heart cut-outs and stick them on the basket
  • You can also use stickers and washi tape.

Step 3: Handle

  • To make the handle,take yarn and measure how long you want it to be.
  • Make it a little longer than required.
  • Cut enough pieces of yarn to make it into 3 groups and braid it.
  • Put it through the holes on the basket and tie knots to make sure it doesn't slip off.

Step 4: Mirror Frame

  • Take your thermacol and cut out the shape and make hole in the middle forthe mirror.
  • Stick the cardboard on the back.
  • Decorate the base with colour paper, washi tape and stickers.
  • Stick the mirror in the space.

Step 5: Putting It Together

  • Put it all together.
  • You can add confetti to make it more decorative.
  • And there you go, you have made a gift basket and a customized mirror perfect for gifting!
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