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Thursday
Apr052012

colorful tape easter baskets

 

The kids have all been obsessed with tape lately. It started with wallets inspired by Todd Oldham's book Kid Made Modern, and has just grown from there. Any time we pass a hardware store or a big Lowe's or Home Depot the kids all want more tape...they love all the bright colors and patterns (thankfully they were out of leopard print this time) and materials, such as the aluminum tape Oliver chose for his basket (center). We are going to be traveling for Easter so we have not been dying eggs or doing any other Easter preparations but making our own Easter baskets seemed like a fun idea. We took brown lunch bags and cut them down to about half their original height. We covered the bags with stripes of colorful tape, and then used the top of the bag to create a handle. The tape makes them pretty indestructable so we can flatten them and pack them for our trip. 

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