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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

An Altered Almond Can for Easter

Top 3 Pick at Through the Craft Room Door

Coffee of the Day - Caribbean Hazelnut

I made quite a few gifts to either send out or give away for Easter this year. the one I'm sharing today is something Tyler will be taking with him tomorrow as he heads to PA for a visit with his girlfriend's family.

I have altered another almond can, this time for Easter. it is filled with yummy pastel M&M's. I hope they like it! :) if nothing else, they will enjoy the treats inside!!!

someday I will think to take step by step photos, but I'm usually on a time crunch when making these. sorry, for those of you who have asked in the past. will try to do it the next time I make one.


decorative papers are all from various collections by Basic Grey, silk flowers were purchased at Michael's & Pat Catan's, and mulberry flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts. buttons are from my stash.

ribbons & trims from Really Reasonable Ribbon include:
yellow circus dots
pink silky crush
violet burlap string
Elise crochet lace

you can't really tell from the photo, but I used a pretty doily die from Sizzix under the ribbon spool and outlined several of the pieces in stickles. yes, the bag of M&M's really does fit inside! :)

thanks so much for stopping by! I'll see you tomorrow with another Easter project.
Jennifer

Challenges:
A Snowflake's Promise - a touch of spring
Clear it Out - Easter & buttons (there are a ton of buttons on here. you might have to click on the photo to see it larger in order to see them all. they are at the base of the ribbon spool.)
Inky Chicks - Happy Easter
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - flora and fauna
Decorate to Celebrate - anything goes
Choux Choux Paper Art - Spring/Easter linky party
Just Us Girls - color inspiration
TTCRD - anything goes

9 comments:

Bad Kitty said...

very nice!

Deb Bradley said...

Sweet Easter arrangement Debbs xx

Carla Brooke said...

Lovely holiday crewation, thanks for sharing with A Snowflakes Promise!

Lori said...

Oh, isn't this lovely? Wonderful arrangement and love the purple and yellow, so bright and pretty! So glad you linked this to my Easter/Spring Challenge!

Chris Dring said...

Wow! Such a pretty Easter arrangement! Love that you upcycled an almond can! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

Barbara Godden said...

Lovely arrangement, fabulous job on the project. Thanks for joining us at Clear it Out Tuesday for the Easter challenge.

Carla Brooke said...

Lovely creation, thanks for sharing with A Snowflakes Promise!

Theresa Pace said...

what a fab creation. i'm sure the recipients loved it. thank you for sharing it with us at TTCRD and good luck in the challenge, Theresa DT xx.

Laura W said...

Lovely Easter arrangement. Thanks for joining us at the Clear it out challenge blog. See you Tuesday for a new challenge!