Mini Bucket Spring Craft

Last year I asked hubby to order me 12 of these rather cute little buckets.

Knowing me as well as he does, he went and ordered 100!

 I got dizzy just thinking of all the different crafty things I could do, plus he gets to make some cute mini bucket candles, hmmm, maybe that’s why he ordered so many!

I used a bunch of these to make some festive tea light holders.

This time round I decided to give some a Spring makeover.

Using some pretty shades I spray painted a few buckets.

I then tied a length of ribbon across the recess of the mantel, I have two screw hooks attached to the underside of the mantel, they can’t be seen and most importantly, won’t fall out!

I then used small pieces of ribbon to attach each mini bucket to the ribbon across the mantel.

I stuffed some tissue paper in to each bucket, and then popped a few ‘chicks’ on top.

For Easter I will change the chicks out for some mini chocolate eggs as a treat for the boys.

Such a quick a simple idea!


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  1. Oooh, that looks gorgeous! I love the colours you've used, where did you get the spray paint from? I've been looking for some recently for some possible projects!
    Maria x

  2. Lovely, lovely, lovely! I am a sucker for a pretty bucket or basket and these are so pretty. I love all the colours you chose. Lucky girl having 100 adorable buckets at your disposal!

    Claire @

  3. These are amazing!! I have been on the look out for some to get crafty on, lucky you with 100!!!
    Feel free to share this in my link party!

  4. Such a cute idea-lucky you having enough for every holiday!! I'm your newest follower-stop on over to visit!!


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