Softly Spoke’n Gift Basket | Video Tutorial

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month by Spellbinders - How to make the Softly Spoke
Hello there sweet friends!!  Many of you asked me for a tutorial to show you how to make my little basket — your wish is my command!  I bring you the Softly Spoke’n Gift Basket!  I’ve had a lot of fun crafting these little baskets – they are perfect for cookies and little goodies.  Since the Softly Spoke’n Flip and Gatefold Die is intricate – it creates a beautiful see-through effect that gives just a little hint of the goodies inside.  The die is Decembers Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month  by Spellbinders.  I’ve been blogging with it the last two weeks to show you the other things it can make. Stay tuned for the Video Tutorial at the end of my post.

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month by Spellbinders - How to make the Softly Spoke

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month by Spellbinders - How to make the Softly Spoke
I’m smitten with these little baskets and they are so easy to make!!  Here’s the line up of the few that I made to hold some cookies:

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month by Spellbinders - How to make the Softly Spoke

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month by Spellbinders - How to make the Softly Spoke

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month by Spellbinders - How to make the Softly Spoke
As you can see, I changed around which inlaid panels I used so that the open parts of the boxes would be in different places.  Then I wondered how it would fare with a design paper.  I have to say that I’m tickled with the effect of the design paper.  That will let me theme future boxes depending on occasion!!

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month by Spellbinders - How to make the Softly Spoke

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month by Spellbinders - How to make the Softly Spoke
I love the presentation of the gift basket and think it makes a lovely centerpiece.  Can you imagine making one for a wedding or to have one sitting at a place setting for a luncheon?  We dream, right?   This post has lots of pictures but I definitely wanted you to see how easy making the basket it and how many options you have for a beautiful finish.

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month by Spellbinders - How to make the Softly Spoke


How to Make the Softly Spoke’n Gift Basket





Stamps:  From my Stash
Paper:  Bazzill – Pale Rose,  Print Basket – My Minds Eye
Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black and Clear Embossing Powder
Accessories:  Amazing Paper Grace Dies by Spellbinders, Amazing Paper Grace December 2018 Die of the Month, pearl stickers,  satin ribbon


I haven’t done a video for my channel for a while and it sure felt good!  I’d love to hear from you if you enjoyed this and plan to give it a whirl!


  • Pam TasDecember 20, 2018 - 4:17 am

    Hi Becca these are gorgeous unfortunately the die’s
    are out of my reach but love the way you are using
    the monthly dies .
    You are sooo talented and share so much with us all
    we are blessed to have you teach us!
    I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a happy
    healthy new year God Bless you and your family
    I am hoping your home is also getting back to some
    sort of normality plz take care and enjoy your loved ones .
    Hugs Pam ( and Bill X )ReplyCancel

  • Jan Symonds, AustraliaDecember 20, 2018 - 5:38 am

    Hi Becca,
    Your selection of cards are so beautiful. Always so elegant and feminine. Like Pam above from Tasmania, I am limited by what I can afford, but one can always dream, and make do with what I have, until when I can afford a little luxury.
    Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas, – quite different to ours, we are forecast to have 36o Celcius (that’s hot). Here’s hoping 2019 will be a healthy Year for all of us. Take care, God Bless you. LOL JanReplyCancel

  • ANN ROBBINSDecember 20, 2018 - 6:20 am

    Good morning Becca,
    Love waking up with a tutorial from you with this lovely die. My arrived yesterday and thank God for being able to belong to the die Club and for all He gives to us each and every day. He sure has blessed you with the talent and creativity to teach us your wonderful techniques. May you continue to show his Love with your talents. God Bless and Merry CHRISTmas my friend.
    Ann RobbinsReplyCancel

  • Christine SpringmanDecember 20, 2018 - 6:39 am

    Lovely basket thanks for showing us how to make it. Wishing you and family all the best this Christmas and in 2019.ReplyCancel

  • BunnyDecember 20, 2018 - 6:47 am

    Aren’t these just lovely. What beautiful creations. I love them.ReplyCancel

  • Terri WDecember 20, 2018 - 8:34 am

    Becca your creations are always so beautiful.
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!ReplyCancel

  • KathmDecember 20, 2018 - 9:07 am

    So many beautiful card designs from one die!! I already have this die from the club, and will go to work creating!!! Thank for showing the versatility of this geogious die!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Crtafty CruserDecember 20, 2018 - 9:53 am

    Becca, the video is fantastic! This is a wonderful, beautiful project so well done you! Have a great Christmas and a Happy and healthy New Year. Best wishes
    Doreen RReplyCancel

  • RaquelDecember 20, 2018 - 9:59 am

    Becca thank you so much for the tutorial. We are so blessed to have you take the time to grant our request. You are very talented and always giving from your heart. May this Christmas bring you many blessings of good health and love and may the Nee Year continue with more blessings for your continuous success in all you do with your blog. God bless you and your family.ReplyCancel

  • Becky GreenDecember 20, 2018 - 11:12 am

    LOVED your video, Becca! I haven’t had time to even touch my new Softly Spoken Die! A sick child in the house…. But, I was THRILLED to hear that the one side of the outer die has a score line….. A SUPER thing to know! Your little baskets & card are GORGEOUS! I can see using these little baskets for SO MANY OCCASIONS! Easter, Valentines…. thinking of the upcoming Holidays! A SUPER VIDEO & ANYTHING you put out for us will be SURE to be LOVED! ;)MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Pamela FarrisDecember 20, 2018 - 11:26 am

    Wishing you a Merry Christmas, with Beautiful memories as beautiful as your designs. You amaze me, and I aspire to be half as creative!. Much Love PamReplyCancel

  • Sandy ArtmanDecember 20, 2018 - 12:35 pm

    Hi, Becca,
    I love, love, love floral paper used with the dies. They’re pretty sweet…PRETTY AND SWEET!
    Love & blessings,

  • Sandra SmithDecember 20, 2018 - 7:45 pm

    So very pretty and creative! Your creations always inspire! I love your videos!ReplyCancel

  • Janet IngrahamDecember 22, 2018 - 8:40 pm

    Amazingly I’ve never done a gift basket. That will change soon since I am a subscriber to Spellbinders Paper Grace monthly die. I made such a great decision! thank youReplyCancel

  • Beverly JordanDecember 22, 2018 - 9:28 pm

    Love these beautiful and elegant projects!! The papers and die set are so delicate and feminine! So lovely to see! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea JohnsonDecember 23, 2018 - 12:30 am

    What a nice collection of lovelies to inspire us all with this die set! Thank you, Becca!
    You just create more and more beautiful treasures for us to enjoy.ReplyCancel

  • Carol RossouwDecember 27, 2018 - 3:00 pm

    Absolutely beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Diane Tozier MinerDecember 30, 2018 - 6:52 pm

    I absolutely loved this video! It gives me more ideas of ways to use the December die of the month. Please continue with this type of video!!ReplyCancel

  • Joy DawsonJanuary 8, 2019 - 5:42 am

    Hi Becca,
    Happy New Year to you and your staff,
    You make such beautifull cards it just stunning, since becoming a member and receiving my dies I cant wait to the next die to come through my letter box, I have sent may emails to to on different things could you tell me can I please ask do you answer the emails??

    I wish I had your talents its amazing, I made the Grand Cabinet the first one, I did that card for a wedding, could you tell me is it possible to download the turtorials especialy for the December die the one you made a bag from, just one last thing to do foiling do I have to get a mic’s machine?
    Thank You
    Joy DawsonReplyCancel

  • Rhonda WoodrowJanuary 12, 2019 - 4:44 pm

    Love Love this basket can i still order this die set?ReplyCancel

  • Rhonda WoodrowJanuary 15, 2019 - 5:14 pm

    love the December die! is this still available for purchase?ReplyCancel