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Friday, March 11, 2016

Denim Bag Easter Baskets

Easter is just a few weeks away! I  am starting to think up fun baskets for my mom and sister.

With some old jeans and fabric, you can make your own denim bag baskets.


 I did not have a pattern, I just used the legs of the jeans to create the tote.
I used the pocket of the jeans to dress the tote up.

I made one for my mom and one for my sister.
I filled each tote with fun little gifts.
Fun stationary, small Kleenex packs, pens, candy and coffee.

 
 What are some unique Easter baskets that you have created or received?

 

19 comments:

  1. These are so creative Carla, I love them! What a sweet idea! My girls use the same baskets they've had since they were little, I can't believe it's only two weeks away !

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  2. Carla, These are very unique and creative. Recently I saw the suggestion of using an upside down baseball cap to give boys/men an "Easter basket." Wishing you a nice weekend.

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  3. Where has the time gone. I had not realized that Easter was only two weeks away.
    I no longer make Easter Baskets because I'm always so busy. I usually just bought lots of chocolate bunnies and easter candy but I'm cutting down now. I think your jean bags are just great.

    I better dig out my Easter decorations.
    Hugs,
    JB

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  4. Love it...totally creative and perfect for teen girls, too...fill it up with make up, gift cards and some candy. Hmmm. Now you've got my wheels turning!! Thanks! :)

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  5. I love the bags! I've never been creative enough to come up with good ideas like this. My good ideas usually come the day after the occasion has passed. :)

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  6. Like that first bag.
    Nothing like making things from old stuff.

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  7. These are gorgeous and look to be sturdy as well. Lucky mom and sister!
    Amalia
    xo

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  8. Those are really cute, creative and thoughtful gifts, Carla!

    Loved the hats in your last post. I think I need one for myself ;)

    xoxo,
    rue

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  9. Those are so neat! I really love the plaid with the denim, so creative!

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  10. Those purses are just the cutest! How awesome to repurpose an old pair of jeans into something so cute! Your mom and sister will be blessed to have such a lovely gift from you! :)

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  11. These are so darn cute, Carla! I think it's very sweet that you make these for your mom and sister. I wanted to make a little Easter treat for Elsie without interfering with what her parents (the Easter Bunny...shhhhh...) give her so I found a little fabric tote with bunnies stenciled on it. She, or her mom, can use it later for other purposes. I think it would be easy to make if you can find the tote and a good stencil.

    Jane

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  12. You are so creative, and I know those will get a lot of use, too! I once gave my first born a little wheelbarrow full of Easter treats instead of a basket. He loved it.

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  13. Very creative. My dad made my kids bunny shaped wood easter baskets. Purple for my daughter and white for my son. I still have them. Janice

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  14. So sweet. My daughter tells me that she has outgrown them, but I better make one any way. Come Easter, she will be disappointed. xoxo Su

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  15. You are such a sweet daughter and sister! I think this is such a creative idea. They will love them. I need to start thinking about Easter!

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  16. Oh, boy! My head is spinning with ideas. You've inspired me, Carla. I love these! xo ~ Nancy

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  17. Now that is a good idea and your mom and your sister will love them ...

    All the best Jan

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  18. You did a great job on the bags, Carla. Denim is always in style. These are nice for a casual outing. :)

    ~Sheri

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