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Friday, April 18, 2014

Got Baskets? Try these Earth Day friendly Easter ideas

With Easter this weekend and Earthday on Tuesday this weeks Got? Series is Got Baskets? Try these Earth friendly Easter ideas.  It is a collection of earth friendly basket ideas, earth friendly basket fillers as well as a few earth friendly decorating ideas for Easter.

I hope you enjoy them and as always click on the pictures to be taken to the source of each idea and a full DIY for you to give them a try.

These baskets from Plastic Pop bottles are just adorable

Shoe box baskets

Fabric covered rope basket

Washi Tape and plastic bottle baskets

Easter baskets from milk jugs

Reuse a mason Jar and make this sweet basket


Recycle an old basket by giving it new life with these felt flowers...
or recycle some thrift store flowers and get a similar effect.

Another redecorated basket idea

Or how about these fresh flowers on your baskets

Newspaper baskets

Mini baskets from small plastic containers like single serve apple sauce.
 These would be cute name plates for Easter dinner.

You'll never guess what these tiny adorable baskets are made from

Duct tape basket

Pixie cups baskets

Baskets of felt

Another earth friendly felt basket idea

Tin can basket

Make a large Easter basket from a garden hose


Need some crafty ideas to fill your baskets? These are all made from recyclables or are items re-purposed to be reused and they are all super cute!

Can you believe these sweet decorations are made from recycling tea light holders? Genius!

Easter scenes in vending machine containers

Coffee cup chicks (Not a DIY but so cute)

Cracking Egg treats

Make some colourful crayons

These bunny hair clips would be adorable in any little girls basket.
Much better then the plastic ones.

Pom Pom Chicks

Jelly Bean bracelets

Here is a link to some fantastic DIY's for your baskets

Here is the most beautiful Easter gift wrapping I have ever seen...using real egg shells.


I just HAD to share these Easter decorating ideas

Candle centrepiece for Easter dinner from plastic pop bottles (Blog not in english)

These candles decorated with aluminium can cut outs would be beautiful inside the above pop bottle holders (blog not in english)

Easter door decoration from re-purposing an old umbrella

Jar lanterns with scrap burlap

Jar planters...sweet little gift idea

Here is a link to 7 beautiful Easter table decorating ideas. I love the idea to reuse old tea cups.


Wishing you all a very Hoppy Easter and a Happy Earth Day this week.