Saturday, March 14, 2020

Peat Pot Gift Baskets


Hi Friends,

Decorating a Peat Pot has been around forever !

They make great little gifts on their own filled with candy.

I like to take them to the Vintage Market filled with paper shred or moss.

Customers can use them as a gift bag and fill with a  small purchase.

The pots are inexpensive and fun to make.

Update : Vintage Market cancelled due to Corona Virus! 



The pots can be found easily this time of year.

Maybe you have some on hand-

I found my pots at Home Depot and Dollar Tree.

I used 3 sizes, 4" high,  3 1/4" high, and  2 1/4" high.





I left a couple of pots natural

and


I used acrylic paint to cover the other pots inside and out.


The edge was painted white or gold and I added clear or gold glitter.



Here's some ideas to decorate your pots.
























I made copies of the pictures I wanted to use.

You can shrink and size the picture to fit your pots.

( I used colored pencils to color the rabbit ears)


I have these scissors that give a perfect decorative edge to old photos.


I used Matte Mod Podge and brushed on the back of photo.


After the photo dried, I brushed Mod- Podge on the front of photo.

Then added a wire handle to the pot.


Then added a scrap of ribbon and crinkle shred paper or Easter grass.


I painted the edge of this pot pink and added clear glitter,

some ribbon and a flower.



I added clear glitter to the edge of the pot below,

ribbon and a broken vintage earring.



This pot was left with  natural color.


This pot below was painted white and added clear

glitter to the edge.




On this pot, I added gold glitter to the edge, and gold paint

around edge of the postcard.

I found the gold foil chocolate eggs at the Dollar tree.




I also used napkins to decoupage a design onto the pots.


These cocktail size napkins came from Dollar Tree.


The napkins are 2-ply and you will need to separate the layers carefully.



I always tear the napkins instead of using scissors

because the edges blend together more naturally.




Use Mod Podge and a brush to cover pots.

These pots below were left unpainted.


I added moss and a wire handle.



These pots can be tucked into

your tiered tray decorations.









The ''Sweet Treat'' pots went so well with my other

Easter Decor.


I love projects that cost just pennies !

Thank you so much for spending time with me today-

xo Lisa S



27 comments:

  1. Love these!! Thanks for the inspiration & pictures

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    1. Nancy
      I appreciate your sweet comment! Thank you for taking the time to say hello!
      xo Lisa S

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    1. Lirtea gracias por el comentario agradable.
      xo Lisa S

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  3. What cute little pots! That tiered tray looks like it's made from a shovel handle. Did you make it? Thanks so much for linking up with me at my #UnlimitedMonthlyLinkParty 10, open March 1 to 26. All entries shared on social media if share buttons installed. My party Bottle – 65 Words Writing Prompt Linkup is open March 10 to 20 for fun and creativity! Won’t you join me? And I’d like to invite you to my Themed Linkup 13 for Vegan Recipes open March 15 to 25 if you have any appropriate posts.

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    1. Dee
      Thank you so much!
      Yes, I made the tiered tray. It was a shovel handle. The handle works great to pick up the tray.
      xo Lisa S

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  4. These are adorable! I just love your blog, Lisa. So much cute vintage-inspired goodness!

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    1. Thank you so much! I 'm so glad you are here-
      I appreciate your kind words. You made my day.
      xo Lisa S

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  5. I know you said decorating peat pots has been around, but it's new to me, and yours are so creative and cute! I pinned to my Easter craft board. Here via Unlimited Monthly link party.

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    1. Allyson,
      Well I'm glad I could share these with you. They are so easy and inexpensive to make, I hope you give it a try!
      Thanks for the pin! I'm happy you stopped by.
      xo Lisa S

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  6. Oh my golly! Those are adorable. I would have never thought to use those pots. Pinned!

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    1. Thank you, Cindy!
      I hope you are well my friend.
      Take care,
      xo Lisa S

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  7. These are adorable!! I love the vintage photos, too! Pinning this!

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    1. Michelle
      I'm so glad you liked these.
      Thank you for the pin.
      I hope you are well! Take care.
      xo Lisa S

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

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    1. Thank you Cecilia !
      I hope you and your family are doing well :)
      xo Lisa S

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  9. I love these! The epitome of Spring with the Peat pots and Easter! Not to mention being able to repurpose it!

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    1. Sarah
      Thank you so much! I'm so glad to meet you.
      Please stop by again.
      xo Lisa S

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  10. Your little peat pots are so cute, cutest new thing I have seen this Easter season. I was in my garden shed and found a package so think I'll try to make a couple also.

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    1. You made my day! Thank you for your sweet comment.
      xo Lisa S

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  11. Lisa,
    The peat pots are so precious. Pinned and shared. Congratulations, you are being featured at Over The Moon Linky Party. I hope you stop by.
    https://www.eclecticredbarn.com/2020/03/over-moon-linky-party_29.html
    Hugs,
    Bev

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    1. Bev
      Thank you so much!
      I hope you are staying healthy.
      I'm over the moon:) I'll be right over.
      xo Lisa S

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  12. What a fantastic idea! These baskets are too cute!

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    1. Sarah
      Thank you so much! It's so nice to meet you- I'm a huge fan :) Please visit again.
      xo Lisa S

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