Easter Kitchen Basket – Dollar Tree Carrot Hack

Easter Kitchen Basket –  Dollar Tree Carrot Hack

This tutorial shows you how to make an Easter themed basket with carrots for your kitchen or use it as a Gift basket.

What you need

5 packages of Dollar Tree Carrots

Dollar Tree Wire Basket

1 package Dollar Tree nautical rope (mine was the 11.4 ft one)

Hot Glue Gun/ Glue sticks

Burlap fabric



Welcome to this DIY craft tutorial on how to make a cute and unique carrot basket using supplies from the Dollar Tree.

This project is perfect for those looking to add a touch of whimsy to their home decor or for those who want to create a fun and inexpensive gift for a friend or loved one. All you need are some fake carrots, a wire basket, a nautical rope, a hot glue gun, and some fabric (optional). In just a few easy steps, you’ll be on your way to having your very own Dollar Tree carrot basket.

So gather your supplies and let’s get started!

To begin, you will need to start by adding a line of hot glue around the bottom edge of your wire basket.

Take your nautical rope and place it on top of the glue, making sure to press it down firmly to ensure that it adheres well to the basket. Continue adding lines of glue and placing the nautical rope on top until you have used up the entire length of rope.

You may need to go around the basket multiple times with the rope, depending on the size of your basket and the length of your rope. As you work, be sure to add a line of glue wherever the wire sections of the basket meet, as this will help the rope to stick better and provide additional support.

Once you have completed wrapping the basket with the nautical rope, it’s time to start adding the carrots.

Take a carrot and apply a line of hot glue down one side. Press it firmly onto the basket, making sure that the glue adheres well. Continue adding carrots to the basket in this way, covering the entire surface of the basket until it is completely covered.

If you choose to line your basket with fabric, you can do so at this point. Simply apply a line of hot glue around the inside rim of the basket and press the fabric down onto it, smoothing it out as you go to remove any wrinkles or creases. Once you have lined the basket with fabric, your Dollar Tree carrot basket is complete! You can now use it to store items in your home, or give it as a gift to a friend or loved one.




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