Friday, April 3, 2015

Evelyn’s $1.06 Easter Basket

I kinda waited until the last minute on this one, but Evelyn finally has an Easter basket for her first egg hunt tomorrow!

Tutu Easter Basket

She has her basket from last year, but I just didn’t think that she’d be able to carry this huge thing around.


I can sometimes be a procrastinator, and I didn’t make it to Dollar Tree to buy a basket until last night.

This morning I took my $1.06 dollar store basket and got to work.  I had all of the other supplies that I needed in my “craft stash” in the basement.

Tutu Easter Basket

I tied the tulle around the basket tutu style.

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But once I got about 3/4 of the way around the basket, I realized that I didn’t have enough tulle.  Never fear though.  I had some ribbon that I could use to fill spots in.

Once I was finished making a tutu for the basket, I took a piece of ribbon and hot-glued it along the top edge.  Then I made a bow and hot glued it in the center of the basket.

Tutu Easter Basket

And voila!  Evelyn now has a basket to put her eggs in!

Tutu Easter Basket


Katie said...

Ohhh my goodness! The cutest thing ever! Way to go mom! I payed $12 for Emma's basket and it looks terrible next to Evelyns. :(

Nicole Tully said...

Oh my gosh this is amazing! So so cute!

Janelle Vannice said...

Super cute!! I love it! :)

Lux G. said...

Oh so cute! Argh why are pinks and tulles so cute together? :)

Hana R said...

That photo of her IN the basket is absolutely presh!!!!!

Kasey Sutgrey said...

You did soooo good! You should make and sell These!

Jen said...

I love this! It's too cute!

Shannon said...

Your craftiness gets me every time. I would have never thought to do that. And it's super girly and adorable too!

Alejandra said...

Fantastic dollar store find!! I miss having dollar stores!