How to Make a Patriotic Summer Door Basket

Heidi Samia | Eleanor Rose Home

A hanging patriotic summer door basket is a great way to add charm and beauty to your entrance, while offering a refreshing change from the usual wreath.   Here are 5 easy steps to make your own door basket for summer with vibrant Americana colors.

– Rattan Hanging Basket – ForaFom Floral Foam – Faux Red Geraniums – Faux Small Daisies – Blue Frayed Velvet Ribbon

Summer Door Basket Supplies

How to Make


Step One:

Place the floral foam into the inside of the basket.

Add Foam to Basket

Step Two:

Insert the stems into the floral foam. Keeping the longer geranium stems in the back of the basket, and the shorter ones towards the front.

Insert Red Geranium Stems

Step Three:

Add the daisy stems along the basket opening between the geraniums and the basket. Push some of the daisy stems further in, and keep some hanging longer.

Add in Daisies

Step Four:

Finish the summer hanging door basket with a pretty ribbon like this blue velvet frayed one.

Tie a Bow

Step Five:

A door basket can easily be hung from a simple over the door hanger, a decorative ribbon, or from a hook on your door.

Hang Your Basket

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Heidi Samia | Eleanor Rose Home