Friday, March 21, 2008

Scrappy Easter Buckets





Hey everyone....Kristy here.

As I was parousing the craft store the other day, I came across some relatively cute bucktes in the Easter section. I thought to myself, "now those could be really fun to dress up". It was then and there that I decided to make my two sisters in-law a basket for Easter. (FYI they are as good as being blood sisters. I often call them my sisters, but people get confused because they know I have only brothers). Anyhow, I have to say that these little buckets were really addictive to do, and they went from being relatively cute to pretty darn cute! In fact, I just went and got one to alter for myself and for my Mother In Law.

I had no idea how much fun it could be to get busy with rubons and bling! I actually adhered rubons right onto the bucket which made for a cute variation to the dimension of flowers that I have on each bucket. I also got a little crazy with the Sugar Coating Glitter by Doodlebug. Seriously....if you're looking for something new to try, grab yourself a bottle of the stuff. It's a little frightening how all of the sudden you are able to think of all sorts of stuff to coat in bling!

On the bucket in the rear, I actually added a rim of orange glitter around the base of the bucket. I did have a rim of orange glitter around the top, but like the non-smart scrapper that I often am, I did that part first. I guess I was just too excited to play with the glitter. By doing it first I kept knocking it off when decorating the restof the tin. I finally just took it off and I'm trying to decide if I want to put it back or call it good.

On the flowers on the other bucket I added a bit of green glitter. I just love the way it brings some sparkle to a project.

Inside of the eggs, I've included lots of little scrappy surprises.

I hope they like it! (I don't think they even look at this blog, so I'm pretty safe in not ruining the surprise! ;0)

15 comments:

Lyn said...

These are gorgeous... how did you adhere everything? We used buckets as part of our centerpieces for our wedding this past summer so now I have uh...a few... sitting around that need to be transformed! Thanks for the inspiration!!

Dee said...

These are so adorable, Kristy! Great idea for those cute buckets!

Vicki said...

These are adorable, Kristy! And, I know the two SILs will just love them!

Cari said...

Those are adorable Kristy!!

JenMarie said...

FABULOUS!!!

Robyn Weatherspoon said...

Girl, these are sooo adorable! LOVE this project Kristy!!

Natty said...

Gimme a C!
Gimme a U!
Gimme a T!
Gimme a E!

Shellieh said...

very cute Kristy Lee.
I just bought ds's basket, and called it good, lol.
I am in a creative funk for like 3 months now. sigh. Good going girl!

Suzanne said...

these are full of cute awesomeness girl!

CKMommy said...

Super duper Kristy! Love ya sistah! :)

Anonymous said...

These are the cutest things ever!!!!! Love them! Jen N

Anonymous said...

THESE ARE SUPER SUPER CUTE Kristy! Love what you did with them! AnnaD :))

Anonymous said...

Hi !!

OK so I NEED to make some too ! They are too wonderful for putting anything and everything in !! A bunch would look super cool with scrap supplies inside and out !! ha ha !!....just need to find some buckets now........

Jane

Beth said...

They are VERY cute! Love all the bling & things!! I didn't know you could alter!

Wendy Malichio said...

AWWWWWW! These are so beautiful Kristy!