Creative Ideas for Easter Baskets

Creative Ideas for Easter Baskets

Creative Ideas for Easter Baskets

It’s spring!  The birds are singing.  The frogs are croaking.  The flowers are emerging from the earth.   It’s Easter Time!

I don’t want candy (OK, maybe a little candy would be OK), I don’t want toys, I don’t want peeps,  I don’t want chocolate bunnies with yellow eyeballs.  I want something different, something I can use, something creative in my Easter Basket.

Here’s what I want in my Easter Basket:

I made several of these last weekend for a party.  They are rustic, charming and filled with goodies any farm girl or guy would enjoy.

I purchased the baskets at Salvation Army 3 for $1.  Yes, that’s 3 baskets for $1.  And they are ADORABLE!  Don’t you think?

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I stuffed them mostly with things I already had on hand.

  • Candle holders & candles
  • Note pads
  • Seed Packets & pouches of Sugar Snap Peas
  • Handmade Soaps
  • Onion Sets
  • Homemade Preserves
  • and a few candies

Some other items I thought might be cute to add:

  • Gardening gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock
  • Gardening shovel or trowel
  • Sun visor

This is my kind of Easter Basket!  They have a primitive feel, which I love.  They are old fashioned, again – love.  They won’t make my jeans (very) tight.  They contain fun items I can use.  They include things I can plant in my garden.

Yes, Thank You.

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Happy Easter!


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