Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Decorate to Celebrate #47 - Easter

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Happy Wednesday!! This is the first of two posts today. For the Spring Blog Hop, please scroll up. It's time for a super-fun challenge at Decorate to Celebrate!! For Challenge #47, we are asking you to create any project to be used as a party decoration (or party supply) for an Easter Get-Together, Party or Event. Let's celebrate everything wonderful about bunnies, chocolates, Good Friday and the Resurrection with your table decorations, party banners, pennants, yard signs, cupcakes, party favors and more  :)


For my Easter party, I created an Easter basket with decoupaged Easter eggs. The paper is from First Edition Spring Feast stack. For the base, 2 four inch strips of paper were punched with an EK Success scalloped edge punch. They were scored every half inch and then the two sheets were pasted together. Four inches was trimmed off, and then the two ends were attached together. It was then hot glued to a cardboard circle base. Another larger circle was placed inside and keep the sides fanned out. The handle is braided sisal ribbon, hot glued to a piece of wire. The tag is a Marvy Uchida tag punch. Happy Easter are letter stickers.


Bits of the paper were torn into small pieces and then Mod-Podged to a plastic Easter egg. They are resting on a nest of white tissue paper, torn into thin strips.

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. DL.Art - March Linky Party
  2. Sunday Funday #7 - March Linky Party
  3. Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky #2 - Easter
Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Decorate to Celebrate to see the amazing projects my talented design team sisters have created for today's challenge. Then link up your Easter project...I can't wait to see what you create :)

33 comments:

  1. This basket idea is awesome Lisa

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  2. adorable and beautiful! I must try and figure this out.

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  3. I love this lisa so darn cute the basket and eggs are amazing. hugs

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  4. The basket & egss are bee-utiful for Easter. This basket would make for nice baskets throughout the yr as well.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  5. What a beautiful Easter basket!!! And the modge podged eggs are gorgeous too!!! Very clever!!! LOVE the handle!!! These would be such pretty favors at the table :)

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  6. Every single detail is perfect, Lisa! Love the soft colors and the great texture. Pure genius!

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  7. brilliant idea with the scored paper basket...! I have never thought of that, learned something new here. Thanks for sharing, Lisa!
    Heaney xx

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  8. A stunning project...how cute is this....a wonderful Easter decoration!!

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  9. Oh my Lisa, is this the one you said you made for me, hahaha - just kidding... Wow just love it.... It's unique and stylish.....
    TFS - enjoy your wonderful day my friend...

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  10. Prettiest basket ever! Love the cool folds :)

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  11. Beautiful Lisa, awesome idea

    Hugs Nana

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  12. Beautiful basket and eggs Lisa! I love the fun handle:) So unique-love it!
    Hope your having a fabulous day. The sun is shining here but only 8 above! It's cold especially with the wind. We are suppose to be in the 30's by the wknd. Let's hope!

    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  13. this is awesome my friend! Such a GREAT Eater treat basket!!
    Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT hump day!!!

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  14. This is beautiful!! I love the basket!! The eggs are so neat, too!!

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  15. One of the prettiest baskets I have seen. Thanks for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas "Easter" Linky Party.


    Tara

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  16. Oh, Lisa... SO pretty!! I love the decoupaged eggs!! So chic and beautiful, my friend!! You always know how to amaze me and inspire me!! :)

    Thanks so much for sharing your inspiration!!

    BIG HUGS,
    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    and Decorate To Celebrate!

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  17. Beautiful basket and love the way you did the handle. Fabulous. TFS

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  18. What a pretty Easter basket! Beautiful eggs too! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  19. Beautiful basket of eggs. I love the way you created the handle of the basket. I love that you decopaged the eggs. I used to decopage everything. Must try it again

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  20. Oh my friend this basket is simply beautiful and elegant with those decoupaged Easter Eggs!! Happy first day of Spring and have a great evening!!!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  21. This is such a pretty basket! Love the eggs and the handle :)

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  22. Awesome basket! As you know I love to decoupage everything! Sure wish it felt like spring though!

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  23. My sweetest friend, this is such a beautiful and sprightly Easter basket! :o) I love the papers, the pretty scalloped trim, and of course the fantastic eggs. Such a brilliant idea to create your decoupage look to cover plain ol' plastic eggs! They look incredible. :o) The handle is so rustic and pretty, and I just adore the sweet tag. This project is precious and will be such a sweet accent to Easter celebrations. :o) Marvelous work as always, my dear Lisa! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

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  24. what a beautiful basket!!! Thank you for linking up with us for linky party #2 over at http://craftindesertdivas.blogspot.com/.

    Robin
    http://cutonedesignsbyrobin.blogspot.com/

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  25. Such a darling basket and sweet eggs!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  26. Lisa, what a fun and adorable basket!!!

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  27. Awesome basket Lisa!! I love the way you pleated it!! Very creative :)

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  28. This is Beautiful I love the papers you used.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #105 Easter challenge
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  29. Your basket is absolutely GORGEOUS!Stunning and very BEAUTIFUL!!Great crafty idea on covering the eggs with paper & mod podge! Love it! A FABULOUS & FUN project!Love it!
    Have a Wonderful Friday my Creative friend,
    Migdalia

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  30. Lisa, I LOVE THIS! The basket is fun and the eggs with the mixed patterns - genius!!! Hope your Saturday is going well!

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  31. What a perfect Ester project. I don't know how you do it, but you just seem to pull creative rabbits out of your hat all the time! :-)

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