Saturday, April 3, 2010

Easter Baskets

The finished product.

The modge podge is not quite dry here.
I dislike Easter baskets. I kind of feel like they are useful for one thing and then they go back into storage. So this is my solution:

I got these little baskets at the dollar store. I got out the scrapbook paper and cut out letters of my kids names. If you have a cricut this would be a lot easier for you. I just cut out free hand. They are not perfect but good. I then modge podged them to the baskets and did 2 coats over the names. I added a cute ribbon and I am done. Very simple yet cute and reuseable. I love that I can put their socks in it after or jewelry and just let them fill it with whatever. It could double as a cleaning basket for the before bed clean up. I got the baskets in colors that would mostly match the kid's bedrooms so that they wouldn't look to off. I think they would be cute no matter what color. Enjoy!


  1. Hey! just stopping by from the New Friend Friday blog (yes I know its Saturday, forgive me)

    I love those baskets! Those are fun!

  2. cute idea! I know our baskets only get used once so i might have to start doing this!! :)

    Stopping by from New Friend Friday!