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Easter Favors

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Wooden or plastic baskets filled with goodies are an Easter classic. For an unusual variation on a beloved tradition, transform inexpensive peat pots into beribboned Easter "baskets." The tiny connected cells, commonly used for starting seeds, are ideal for holding jelly beans and small chocolate eggs.
Materials
  • Tray of ten 1 3/4-inch cells (yields two "baskets")
  • 1 3/4-inch-cell peat-pot tray
  • Scissors
  • 18-gauge paper- or cloth-wrapped wire
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Craft glue
  • Ribbon
  • Easter grass (optional)
  • Candy (optional)
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Custom Candy Container

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Wrapping Gift Cards

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Gift cards are a great present that can make gift giving much easier, especially for those hard-to-buy-for people on your list. Instead of just putting the gift in a greeting card, add a special personalized touch by making one of these unique gift-card holders yourself.
Materials
  • Envelope
  • Glue stick
  • Fabric
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue
  • Adhesive-backed label
  • Ribbon
  • Ornament templates one and two
  • Pencil and pen
  • Red paper
  • Paintbrush
  • Glitter
  • Hole punch
  • String
  • Name tag
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Cookie Packaging

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Ukrainian Easter Eggs

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Leaf-Stencil Mirror

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Other Ideas:
Decorating, Paint, Stenciling
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Keepsake Recipe Cards

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Copy a handful of your favorites -- a friend's strawberry pie, your sister's Sunday-night roast chicken -- onto these charming, artful recipe cards, and tie them with ribbon. Bundled with a few blank ones for the new mom to fill in, plus a pie plate, a pie server, and a pastry cutter, they make a delicious gift.
Materials
  • Recipe card template
  • Heavy card stock
  • Scissors or a utility knife
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Seashell Bookends

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Lace Picture Frame Mat

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