Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Easter Buckets

Landry’s school is having their Easter celebrations on Thursday.  I had originally planned on making something out of wood, but dad suggested paint buckets.  So, paint buckets it was!
Usually the paint buckets we use are metal, but one of our suppliers is now using plastic, so that’s what they gave us!  Hey-free of any kind is great! I’ll take it! Smile
They started like this…
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And 14 buckets later, now look like this!
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I designed everything on Make the Cut and then cut it out on my Cricut!  It took me a long time. A L.O.N.G time (mainly because I kept changing my mind on what to put on them).  But I think they turned out pretty cute, so I’m happy!
Close up of the boys
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The girly ones were done in pinks and purples
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The other side of the buckets look like this
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Did all this on the Cricut too (and vinyl of course)
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Isn’t he cute?!
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Then… I went to Eighteen25 and printed off these awesomely cute peep bag toppers! LOVE them! (I really think their site is one of the best out there… you should go there now!)
Folded them in half
Placed a line of peeps in a snack sized baggie and stapled the topper on!
I mean really, could they possible be any cuter?!
And here’s the finished product! Stuffed with Easter grass, filled with eggs, pencils, Easter tattoo’s and their peep bags!
That’s about it!
 Happy Easter!
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Granthamania said...

They turned out great! Like the peep tags. It's a good way to make a classic Easter treat an original.

Natalie said...

These are fabulous! I loved the front and then you turned them around and it was a double-dose of fabulous! Great job! How do you get the paint cans for free?

Tori said...

Natalie- I work for a paint contractor! So we have lots of connections through the paint suppliers!

silly eagle books said...

These are adorable! How did you make the designs?

silly eagle books said...

Okay, I just reread the post and saw how you did it--sorry! :) I was blinded by the paint cans' beauty the first read through.

whittle stitch said...

Extremely cute!

Emilee said...

These are awesome! Great Job I'm sure the kids are gonna love them!

Erin said...

These are AWESOME!!!!

Kate @ The Gaines Gang said...

FABULOUS! I wished I was in that classroom.

Thanks so much for sharing!

Tammy @ Type A said...

so cute, great job. thanks for sharing this at my party!

Jenn Erickson said...

I love the bold graphics and colors -- creative and modern idea and very, very cool! What lucky kids!

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Jenn/Rook No. 17

Kassey said...

I love these, so cute!!

Julia said...

I love these well worth the work!

Kristina said...

These look extra cute! I love the idea of the paint pail! It's a great craft to keep too!


Felicia said...

Absolutely Adorable! I think anyone of any age would love receiving one of these!

Would love for you to share at Calling All Crafters, today!

Jenn said...

Those buckets are so cute!! What a great Mom you are to do all of that work!


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