This peat pot Easter basket project is both adult and kid-friendly.
When possible, I try and do crafts that the girls can be included in.
This project was loads of fun. Actually, it was rather addictive and I'll be doing a give-away in the near future with an extra peat pot Easter basket.
Peat pots (my local grocery chain sold them 8 to $1.49
Paint and brushes
Vintage clip art or stickers
Mod Podge (or white glue) and wide brush
Ribbon or trim (optional)
Silk flowers (optional)
Step 1. Paint the peat pot in a pastel color. This step is totally optional but Josie and I had fun painting our paints in egg robin blue and antique white.
Step 2. Allow the peat pot to dry (we put our pots in front of the fan to speed up the drying time). Cover your pot with stickers or use vintage Easter post cards or printables using white glue or Mod Podge. The blue bird with the pink Easter hat is from Free Pretty Things For You. She has such cute cute vintage images.
The blue bird carrying an envelop came from the Graphics Fairy (which is a great source for many of my craft projects). Other images featured in this post came from Miss Rhea's Free Clip Art on this post.
Step 3. I added another layer of Mod Podge to my graphic and then sprinkled fine white glitter over the entire peat pot.
Step 4. Punch holes in the side of the pot using a hole punch and attach pipe cleaners to form a handle.
Step 5. I added rick rack and ribbon onto our baskets with a glue gun but this step is optional.
Step 6. Fill your baskets with shredded paper and Easter goodies!