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Easter Basket In A Jar!

Welcome back to Ten on the 10th where a group of bloggers get together and share their ideas for under $10. Our theme this month is Easter and I'd like to thank Barb @ French Ethereal for hosting this month.  
If you're looking for an Easter Basket Alternative, I've got the perfect solution.
Easter Basket in a Jar
This idea is perfect for your grown children, spouse, or as an Easter dinner/party favor.  Here's how to make one:
Start with a recycled jar.  I used this one:
The jar was washed, label removed, and the lid sprayed with gold paint.  A chocolate bunny, jelly beans, and Easter grass were purchased, and we were ready to go!
A handful of grass was pushed into the jar.
The chocolate bunny was place on the grass.
Jelly beans were sprinkled around the bunny.
The lid was screwed back on and the jar was finished!
Then I decided to add some ribbon!
There are many variations for this idea.  Chocolate eggs, Peeps, a gift card, or cash could be added to the jar.  It all depends on how much you want to spend.  Which brings me to the cost:
Chocolate Bunny:  $0.98
Jelly Beans:                  1.98
Easter Grass:                  .38
Jar:                                         0
Total:                             $3.34   
I almost forgot, the ribbon was in my stash, so it was free.

How's that for under $10?
It's Ten on the Tenth so be sure to head over to Patti's blog to continue the hop.  Everyone is listed below, so be sure to visit everyone for lots of fabulous Easter ideas!













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  1. Ann that is beautiful! I love the chocolate bunny jar :)

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  2. How cute Ann. I could never make these because I'd be eating them before I could give them away! lol. So pretty!!!!

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    1. I MAY have eaten a few jelly beans, Tammy! Lol

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  3. What a fun idea, Ann! I don't know why I forget that jars can really be used for so much more than what was originally in them. I may do this for my own grown kids! <3

    Such a cute idea!!! Happy to be on the tour with you. :)

    Happy 10 on the 10th,
    Hugs,
    Barb :)

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    1. I'm sure your kids will love them, Barb. This is always such a fun hop!

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  4. What a cute idea for children - they could even make them for their cousins or friends!! This is also a cute idea for any holiday (and there are so many cute shaped jars out there!!) Happy Easter!

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    1. The possibilities really are endless, Patti! Happy Easter to you, too!

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  5. This is so cute. I'm glad you filled it with the best jelly beans ever made. Precious idea.

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    1. They are my favorite jell beans! Thanks, Katie!

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  6. Your Easter in a jar is a great idea for those who just want a bit of sweats for Easter.

    Ideas are endless and it can be made for each individual with their favorites

    Cindy

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    1. Thanks, Cindy. The more I think about it, the more ideas I come up with....I need to save more jars!

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  7. Ann, I love this! What a great idea for kids or adults. I like that you can fill it with anything and use any color scheme! Perfect! Hugs!

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    1. Thanks, Benita. I'm now thinking of different holidays!

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  8. This is such a cute and clever project! I am saving jars now until Easter so all my guests will recieve one. :)

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  9. I'd like to be a guest at onr of your parties if I can get one of those! So cute. Great idea!

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  10. This is just darling, Ann! Not only would I love to give them away, but I would make one for myself, too! ;)

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  11. These came out so cute! (Can I eat the chocolate now? Lol)

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  12. If we weren't going to be on a plane going somewhere I would totally try this!

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    1. Traveling sounds like more fun to me, but save it for next year!
      Thanks for stopping by...

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  13. How cute! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

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  14. Ann, what a creative way to show off a chocolate bunny and an Easter scene. Maybe this would keep us from eating the bunny!!

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    1. I'm not so sure, Carol. Those chocolate bunnies are pretty tempting!

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  15. Ann,
    This is just darling!! Great idea too!! Thanks so much for stopping by!! 2 more weeks until my surgery.....I am looking forward to getting it over!
    Hugs,
    Deb

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    1. Thanks, Debbie! Keep us posted on how you're doing post-surgery, OK?

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  16. This is so cute! It would make a nice teacher gift, too. I'm always looking for creative teacher gift ideas. ;) Thanks for sharing at Sweet Inspiration!

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    1. It would make a nice teacher gift - great idea, Amy! Happy to share and thanks for stopping by.

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  17. That's really cute. Do you have Aldi supermarkets where you are? They have packs of 5 chocolate bunnies for just £1 here (just FYI, I guess not such great value if you have to fly 3000 miles to get them!!)

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    1. Thanks, Julie. We do have Aldi's here, but I never thought to look there for chocolate bunnies! You are right, a 3000 mile flight would be cost-prohibitive, but, we could finally meet! Maybe someday.... 😊

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  18. Ann,
    I love these baskets in a jar. You are so clever. Congratulations, you are being featured at Over The Moon Linky party. I hope you stop by.
    Hugs,
    Bev

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    1. Thank you Bev. It's always such a treat to be featured!

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  19. Such a sweet idea! I'll need to keep this in mind as a sweet gift for my grandkids to give each other! ;-) Thanks for sharing at Homestyle Gathering, Ann!

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