Envelope Gift Basket

“Envelope Gift Basket,” Friend, May 2005, 22

Envelope Gift Basket

To make a basket, you will need: a 4″ x 9 1/2″ (10 x 24 cm) white envelope, ruler, pencil, scissors, and colored markers, crayons, or stickers.

  1. Seal the envelope.

  2. Following the illustration on this page, draw the basket handle on the envelope and cut out.

  3. Write a message on the basket such as I Love You Mom!, Happy Birthday, or Thank You. Decorate the basket using markers, crayons, and/or stickers. Then make the “Spring Flowers” on this page and place them in the basket.

Gift basket

Illustrated by Julie F. Young