This is a super simple Easter Nest treat that you can make in minutes – perfect for gifting or for treats at your Easter table place settings – they are bound to be a BIG hit!

Isn’t it cute?  Fun, fast, very cost effective & easy to make with just a few supplies – and of course some chocolate eggs to fill it…

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Here is my tutorial so that you can make your own Easter Basket Treat – at the end of this tutorial you will find a printable version too so that you can print it out and keep it for reference.

Supplies used to make this:

  • Yellow cardstock – I used the color Daffodil Delight
  • Ribbon – I used Soft Suede Taffeta
  • Sticky Strip
  • Food safe cup – I used Wilton Party Cups

The cup base:

For my base I used a food safe cup that I found in Walmart – made by Wilton, they come in a pack of 24 and are called Party Cups – they are a perfect size for treats…

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The straw fringe:

Cut a piece of yellow cardstock to measure 7 1/2″ x 1 3/4″…

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And then draw a line 1/4″ in from one long edge to act as your cutting guide line…

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Cut along the wider section right up to that line using Fringe Scissors – once you have gone all along the strip, this is what you will have…

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And then add a line of very strong adhesive tape such as Sticky Strip to that bottom solid section…

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Take your cup and place on a flat surface – peel away the backing tape, line up your fringe with your cup on that flat surface and carefully push that adhesive strip firmly around the bottom of your cup…

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Keep working it all the way around…

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Until your ends meet – you might want to add a bit of extra Sticky Strip to secure those ends in place…

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You can leave it at that if you would like to, but I prefer to add another layer to give greater depth and texture for that ‘straw nest’ material.

To this simply repeat what you did above – cut another strip & fringe it & adhere it on top of the fringed piece you just did…

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And this is the look you will get…a much deeper effect…easter-nest-10

The ribbon:

Cut a piece of ribbon long enough to wrap around your base and tie either a knot or bow – I went with a bow for the cutesy factor – and secure with a Mini Glue Dot so that it does not slip off…

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And then fill with eggs!  I used Cadbury’s Mini Eggs but you can use any egg shaped candy you would like…

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And check out this cute one that I think little kids will love – I only half filled the nest and added a Peeps Chick onto the top…

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Isn’t he CUTE?!  I think that grown-ups and kids alike will love these treats!

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