easter fabric buckets

before just about every holiday, with just a few days to go, I manage to come up with a gazillion crafty things I want to do for the boys.   and, then I remember that I only have a few days and end up calling it quits on most of my ideas.  well, this easter is really no different but I am proud to say that I squeezed in a wee bit of making and these fabric easter buckets will be taking the place of our regular baskets.
easter fabric bucket with chick

I plan to fill them with some quirky toys and just a few sweet chocolates.  the boys are both crazy about chocolate and we happen to live literally half a block from a chocolate factory/shop, which is weird but true…there have been phases when we basically survived on chocolate.  the only problem is we had a pretty bad visit to the dentist recently and have to lay off the sweets.  because nothing whips a mama into shape quite like a shaming from the dental hygienist!  ahem.fabric easter bucketsthe buckets are made based off this lovely tutorial.  I added strips of ribbon to the base of the fabric and one ribbon handle to the side. simple and sweet and ready for easter goodness.

easter fabric bucket with handle

maybe I will even find a little time to make easter bunnies out of old sweaters and felted easter eggs with openings for hiding the chocolate and pom-poms garlands out of green yarn for grass and…well, maybe…maybe not.

4 Comments on easter fabric buckets

  1. Ann
    March 28, 2013 at 9:01 am (1 year ago)

    These are so cute! I’ve been meaning to make *myself* some fabric buckets for toting project stuff around the house. Maybe if I make my kids Easter stuff I can use it without guilt afterwards.

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    • ahappystitch
      March 28, 2013 at 9:14 am (1 year ago)

      Now that sounds like a plan. Make it *wink* for the kids.

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  2. Melanie
    March 28, 2013 at 11:38 am (1 year ago)

    Those are awesome! I’m always looking for something that will hold Easter goodies in a cute cozy way without the mess of fake grass.

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    • ahappystitch
      March 30, 2013 at 8:06 pm (1 year ago)

      Thanks! I’m pretty excited about them myself.

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