I don’t know if anything in this world could ever be as cute as Eos turned into Easter eggs and then put in a little homemade baskets.
I have endearingly began calling these guys “Eos-ter” eggs because I’m ridiculous and that’s just the kind of thing that I do.
But I just love them and they made a perfect Easter gift for my mom, grandma, cousins, and aunts. Everyone loved them! If you don’t know why it’s because, clearly, you haven’t used Eos chapstick before. If you haven’t, you should probably rush yourself to Target or Wal Mart this instance and get going on that.
But that’s just my opinion.
Here’s how to make them! (I’m the worst, and I didn’t get pictures. Luckily, it’s pretty straightforward).
Things You’ll Need:
As many Eos as you need-I got a package of 5 Eos at Costco and then got 1 more at Wal Mart for a total of 6 that I needed.
Small plastic cups
Cute cupcake liners (optional, but recommended)–$1 store find!
Glitter glue! (optional, but recommended)
Easter grass-$1 store find!
Cute ribbon (try to find stiff ribbon so it maintains its shape)
Candy! (optional)-I got mine in bulk at Winco
1. Using your glitter glue, make designs all over the Eos. I chose to do this to make them cuter and more Easter egg looking. You could probably use different colors of paint and really go for it, but I liked simple little dots! Let these dry for about 2 hours up to overnight if you wish.
2. Place a cupcake liner in the bottom of each little plastic cup. They fit perfectly in those fat, short plastic cups you get on airplanes. This is optional, but makes it look sooo much cuter than if you just use grass.
3. Place a healthy amount of Easter grass in the cup. You want it to poke up way over the cupcake liner or it just doesn’t look very cute.
4. Measure out ribbon for a handle and glue gun each side to the cup. Let them dry for about 20 minutes so they really stick.
5. Place candy in the Easter grass (as you will see later, this is optional, but it’s a nice little treat).
6. Place your Eos-ter egg on top!
You can choose to leave candy out of it, which really makes the Eos look more like an egg, but the candy looks really cute too.
My family truly loved these. I got rave reviews.
These would be perfect for teachers or co-workers, and I promise they will like them much more than some Easter eggs filled with candy!
Did I mention that I would definitely recommend adding candy to these? They look cuter without candy for pictures, but they look so cute with candy in real life!
Plus, they aren’t very expensive to make. The most expensive part is the Eos which was $10.99 for a 5 package at Costco and $2.00 for an additional one at Wal Mart. Not bad for a gift that people will actually use and like! The orange one does not come in the five pack, but it smells amazing.
If you do not have time to make the baskets, you could buy little candy holders at the dollar store from the Easter section. They come in a package and look like small, Easter themed Chinese takeout containers. Just add some Easter grass, candy, and an Eos-ter egg and you’re all set.
Or you can just opt to make the cute little baskets, which only take about 20 minutes, maybe even less.
Just listen to The Motorhomes-Songs for Me (And My Baby) like I did and they’ll go super fast.
Or you can listen to whatever floats your boat.
But I recommend The Motorhomes.
*I am not being paid by Eos to promote their products. I simply had the idea and I am in love with their chapsticks!*