An artist Easter basket exchange

With Easter right around the corner, we’re checking back in with designer Em Bronson, known for organizing crafty get-togethers, like the stocking-making party we covered during the holidays. Today, she introduces us to a fun Easter tradition you can do with your friends, too. 

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Spring always kicks off for me when we have our Annual Maker Easter Swap. It’s a tradition I started about five years ago, mainly because I secretly wanted an Easter basket even as an adult. Now the season just wouldn’t be the same without our basket exchange.

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For our Easter swap, several crafty co-workers each make a small gift to exchange with each other. It’s so inspiring to see what everyone comes up with and to leave with a basket of lovelies!

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This year, I decided to paint small bud vases that each held a crepe paper flower. It makes a cheerful gift that never wilts. You can download the instructions here.

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I also did party favors perfect for co-workers and friends. Easter egg fortunes add to the whole colored egg-filled-with-candy experience. You can print the fortunes to use yourself here.

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And now it’s (officially) spring.

DO YOU HAVE ANY EASTER TRADITIONS WITH FRIENDS?

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  1. 9.2.15 | Reply
    Paula wrote:

    Wow! beautiful basket,Awesome post!