Holiday Ribbon Wrapped Gift Baskets

These Ribbon Wrapped Gift Baskets would be great for almost any holiday, but are fun in red, white, and blue for the 4th of July! They would be perfect gifts to give to a neighbor or friend, filled with yummy holiday treats! Or carry along your family’s belongings to a 4th of July party.

Supplies for Ribbon Wrapped Gift Baskets:

  • plastic baskets with holes in the sides
  • ribbon, any color or width, 3-4 feet in length for each basket
  • scissors

I’ve wrapped these ribbon baskets 3 different ways. Each is unique and festive. You decide which one suits you best.

Option 1: Cut little strips of ribbon 5-6 inches long each. I used 2 different colors of ribbon to make it pop and tied each piece of ribbon around the handle into a knot. So easy!

Option 2: Simply wrap each handle around and around with ribbon. It’s best to add a glue dot or piece of tape to hold the ribbon in place at one end. Then tie the two ends together when they meet at the other end of the handle. Cute!

Option 3: Cut out 2-3 colors of ribbon to thread through the holes of the basket. On most baskets I’ve seen, the holes are uneven and odd numbered, so they may not match when you thread them through to the other side. But do your best to alternate holes and tie the two ends together when they meet again.

Which option is your favorite? I think mine is #1, as I love the alternating ribbon frills.


  1. I couldn’t find these at my local walmart :( Does anyone recommend an online store where I can purchase these baskets?

  2. Sweet! I have these! I think the third ribbon idea could be used as a basket to catch the candy for the parade we have on Saturday! Thanks!

  3. Clevah!

    I will have to remember this for when my niece goes away to college & also great for Christmas ~ 2 gifts in 1. ;)


  4. Marie, these are so fabulous!!! Love that they are inexpensive and ADORABLE!!
    Can’t wait to see you at Evo this weekend {I won’t be there until Friday}!

  5. I like #1 too. We have these exact baskets (a bargain at Wal-Mart) and plan to use them for our 4th of July cook-out. Thanks for the ideas to jazz them up a bit!

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