Easter Gift

My older kids have been a little obsessed with these EOS lip balms. They seem to be all the rage with the kids today in our neck of the woods. I had never heard of them until a few months ago. The first time I saw them, I thought they looked just like little colorful Easter eggs.

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So, of course…I had to turn these cute EOS Lip Balm’s into some fun Easter gifts. Wouldn’t it be so fun to give or get one of these in an Easter Basket or from one of your favorite people?  You can get them from Costco or Amazon through this link if you are interested…

eos Organic Smooth Sphere Lip Balm – Summer Fruit, Sweet Mint, Strawberry Sorbet, Passion Fruit, Honeysuckle Honeydew (5 Pack)

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This is another one of these quick and easy Easter gift ideas! Seriously! All I did was take some of my white vinyl scraps and used a hole punch to punch out some round circles of vinyl. Be sure to punch the vinyl out while it still has the vinyl backing paper on it…otherwise you could end up with a pile of stuck together polka dots.

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Then print out some of printable Easter gift tags and attach them to the lip balm after you package them up all pretty. I simply put them in a plastic gift bag with some artificial Easter grass.

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Then give them to your friends and/or your teachers. I have two different printable tags for you to download. I didn’t take a picture of the teacher tag which says’ “You are an “EGG”cellent teacher!” because I didn’t think about making a teacher version until after I took the pictures. The tag is exactly the same as the one pictured except for the wording.

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If you would like to download either of the “EGG”cellent Easter Gift Tags simply click on the link below and follow the instructions very carefully.

{“EGG”cellent Easter Gift Tags}
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Some Bunny Loves You–Easter Printables

Did you see the amazing GIVEAWAY a group of my friend bloggers and I have put together? Be sure to enter if you haven’t.

I went a little crazy coming up with some new Easter gift ideas and Easter Printable This Easter idea is pretty simple. I wanted to try to get away from candy and use something that is a *little* healthier.

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This Easter gift also is nice because it can be used for those with gluten intolerances.  Annie’s makes bunny crackers and fruit snacks that are gluten free, so it is nice to have something you can give to someone who has issues with that…like myself.

Bunny-Crackers

These are so simple. All you need to do to make them is print out the little tags, which I am sharing with you today. I picked up these individual serving packages of Annie’s bunnies at Costco but you can also find them on Amazon here:

Annie’s Bunny Snack Variety Pack (8 Chocolate Chips Bunny Grahams, 8 Chocolate Bunny Grahams, 8 Honey Bunny Grahams, 12 Cheddar Bunnies Crackers) a total of 36-1oz bags

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If you would like to download the Some Bunny Loves You Printable Tags, click on the link below:

{Some Bunny Loves You Tags}
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You can give these to your friends, teachers, Sunday School class or pop one in an Easter Basket.

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DIY Burlap Bunny–Easter Decor

I don’t really do any decorating for St. Patrick’s Day.  It is not a holiday we really celebrate other than a small visit from the Leprechaun, turning a few items green and wearing green so we don’t get pinched.  So I have already started pulling out my Easter décor.

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I have been updating my Easter décor this year and getting rid of a few really old items that I just wasn’t in love with any more.  Here is my first Easter décor item I want to share with you today.  You can make one too!

easter-decor This framed Burlap Easter Bunny is not a new idea and I have seen several versions floating around the internet…here is my version.

I started with an old 12 x 12 picture frame that I had laying around and I spray painted it white.  I can’t remember the last time we had nice enough weather in a February in Utah to be spray painting outside! But I am not complaining!

easter-decorationsThen I took some burlap (which can be purchased at most craft or fabric stores) and cut it to fit into the frame.  I attached the burlap to the cardboard that came with the frame with a glue stick just so that it would lay down nicely and let it dry.

easter-craftsThen I cut this bunny silhouette out on my Cricut Explore and used the vinyl as a stencil.  If you don’t have a cutting machine, I have made it so that you can download the bunny as a pdf and make your own stencil the old fashioned way with a pair of scissors and some cardstock.

Stencil the bunny onto the burlap with white craft paint and let it dry completely.  Then simply glue a regular cotton ball or a white pom-pom onto the bunny’s tail with the hot glue gun.

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If you would like to download the patterns for the Burlap Bunny Easter Decor, click on the link below and follow the directions carefully.

{Burlap Bunny Easter Decor}

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Easter Bunny Cotton Tails

The winner of the Origami Owl Giveaway was announced and Bekki Johnson, a Leading Designer for Origami Owl, would love to offer The Idea Room readers a 10% discount on items in her shop.  Just send Bekki an email at {[email protected]} and she will get you taken care of.

I have a fantastic giveaway that was planned for today…but we had some technical issues so I will be sharing that one later this week when we get them resolved.  So…I am sharing this fun and simple Easter Printable that I had planned on sharing with you Friday.

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Are you a cotton candy fan?  I am not a huge fan of it…but when the kids get some at the Amusement Park I always tend to grab a small bite for old times sake.  As it reminds me of my childhood.

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When I spied a little package of Cotton Candy in the Easter Candy Aisle I realized they would be perfect as Easter Bunny Tails.  And with my new found printable obsession…I wanted to make them for a simple Easter gift idea.

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The particular Cotton Candy I used was in a Hello-Kitty pink package.  But I have seen Cotton Candy in various forms in a lot of other stores like Wal-Mart and Fresh Market Stores.

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Simply print out the Easter Bunny Cotton Tail Bag Toppers and attach them to your bagged Cotton Candy and you are good to go.  I used the larger gift bags that are about 4 inches in width.  So these tags will fit those bags perfectly.  If you can’t find that size of bag, you can print these at a smaller size to fit your needs.

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Please read directions here before trying to get access to the printable.  I have a lot of people asking me how to get them.

You will need to go through my FB page to gain access to them.  If you are not a fan of The Idea Room, you will need to like the page first and then click on {Previous Downloads} to gain access to the printables.

*click here for printable download:

Easter Bunny Cotton Tail Bag Toppers

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Are you a Cotton Candy fan?

Easter Cookie Envelope

Yesterday I shared with you this Easter Cookie Gift Bag that I made as part of the CRE8TIME Creativity Movement.  We are encouraged to be creative for an hour a day for 8 days in a row.  If you missed that you can read more about that in yesterday’s post: CRE8TIME Easter Gift Idea.  Today I sharing how I made it and offering you some free Easter printables.

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Today I am sharing with you how to make some of these for yourself so that you can use them to be creative and to share your creativity with others.  They are really simple to make.  I love to give gifts that come in pretty packages.

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Sometimes the easiest way to get exactly what you want is to make it.  I found all the supplies I needed to make this project at Michael’s, who I partnered with in this project.

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I took a  photo of the paper I used just in case some of you are interested in the names and Brands.  I also purchased some Vellum so that you could see the cookie inside of the cookie envelope.  I came up with a pattern for the cookie bag and then cut out the paper using two different coordinating patterns for the front and back of the envelope.

I glued the cookie envelope together with a glue stick and put the flaps on the inside of the envelope.  And I glued the square of Vellum on the inside of the front of the envelope.

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I have provided the pattern for your use if you would like.  Simply click on the image of the pattern and you will be taken to the free pdf download to print.  It also comes with the pattern for you to make this Easter Bunny head that I attached to the top of the bag with a mini clothes pin.  The bunny nose is a black brad that you can find in the scrapbook supply aisle.

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Then I cut out a simple banner and added some black letter stickers to spell out the words Hoppy (or Happy) Easter.  I attached them to a string and then attached that to the insides of the envelope through a tiny hole.

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For the “hoppy” I simply cut out a 1.5 inch circle and then a 2 inch scalloped circle with some paper punches, which I then attached to the envelope.

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You can fold the top of the envelope over the top or tuck it in like I did.

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Then simply slip in your favorite cookie.  I made my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe and added in some crushed Cadbury Mini Eggs…I know!

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My family raved about how great the cookies were.  And I would have to say that I am sure they were amazing…but unfortunately I am unable to eat them any more due to my food allergies (womp womp).

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Give them away to your favorite people if you are able to stop yourself from eating all the cookies.  At any rate…get your creativity on and join the CRE8TIME Movement.

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Click here for the envelope patterns: Easter Cookie Envelope Patterns

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