Pinner says: I use this all the time, so just had to repin it for others to learn. Seriously once you master it, you'll never want to do it any other way. Also there are lots of photos and a video to help you learn. Foundation single crochet, this is an excellent tutorial for this fabulous method for your first two rows, keeps them from getting too tight, and it's very easy.
brown paper bag basket - I'm so doing this!
Cardboard Star from cereal boxes, great cheap Christmas decoration!
Make baskets out of cardboard boxes and twine.