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34 Unconventional Easter Basket Container Ideas

By: Morgan Faulkner and Abigail Barnes

Skip the traditional basket this Easter, and use one of these clever container ideas that are sure to impress.

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Jumbo Egg

Fill a jumbo plastic egg with small toys and accessories, and let the kids "crack" it open on Easter for a unique, fun surprise they'll love.

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Easter Bunny Jar

Sure, you could toss some candy in a basket and call it a day. Or, you could craft a sweet candy jar that will be loved for years to come. A crown of candy-wrapper roses around the lid adds a fun spring addition to this pink candy-filled bunny jar.

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Photo: Abigail Barnes

Brass Watering Can

An antique brass watering can makes an eye-catching Easter basket alternative. Tie a length of patterned ribbon to the handle and spout to make carrying easier and to add springtime flair.

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Flexible Storage Caddy

Rising temperatures signal that beach and pool time is getting near. Get a jump start on summer with an Easter basket full of pool toys, beach towels, sunglasses and a straw hat housed inside a flexible storage caddy.

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