I made a basket from a sheet of world map wrapping paper.
I mean, I assume it’s wrapping paper. Aren’t the colors great?
Each sheet is 24" x 36".
The instructions are here.
For my basket I cut sixteen 1" strips and folded in half the long way.
That made the base about 4" square.
VERY IMPORTANT! When you do the criss-crosses at the center of each side (forming the corners) you must be consistent–either right-over-left or left-over-right on all four sides. Otherwise, where the sides come together you will suddenly have two “overs” or two “unders” next to each other. Yup, learned that the hard way.
I’m thinking that a little flat basket cut from holiday paper, filled with gold and silver bola, would be amazing… Yeah, I need to do that.