An Easter Freebie for You!

Daylight saving time is here, that means that spring is just around the corner and boy howdy am I ready! I thought I would get as jump start on the Easter season by crafting a little chick and basket with my Cricut and SCAL software and of course sharing them with my blog readers. Don’t you love my dainty spring colors?

Paper: MAMBI, Eggs: Accucut, Flowers: Sizzix, Chick and Basket my Design (download below)
Paper: MAMBI, Eggs: Accucut, Flowers: Sizzix, Chick and Basket my Design (download below)

Dainty, Ha! I live in a part of the world that is perpetually grey  (or blindingly white) 5 months out of the year so I crave the COLOR! I’ll have to work on the dainty thing I guess 🙂

I used spray adhesive to cover the chick with yellow fun flock. TIP: Before using your flock shake it in a larger jar to fluff it up a bit then pour it over your glue. Do this over a sheet of paper so you can dump the leftover flock back in it’s original jar. It’s amazing how much flock they pack into a little jar!

This is a 5 1/4" basket!
This is a 5 1/4" basket!


As you can see you can cut a fairly large basket from a 12″ sheet of paper.

Download links:

Get the Chick SVG here.

Get the basket SVG here.

Get the basket Design Studio .cut file here.

Get a printable basket here, and chick here.

The chick SVG includes 2 wings and 2 legs that are not attached but if you want to attach the legs or delete them you can do so in inkscape, I don’t mind a bit 😉 I also think this would make a cute rubber ducky too!

I made a  smaller basket in Design Studio using the George cart and the 6″x12″ mat. You will need it resize each shape to make a larger box (yes, I know it’s a pain, maybe one day PC will include a select all feature.)


Do you have a spring project to share? Well if you do you could win $50 worth of clear stamps! Check out the Pink Persimmon blog to see how. Have fun with your spring projects and till next time happy crafting!

20 thoughts on “An Easter Freebie for You!

  1. Love your darling basket and chick. Thank you so much.

    I just received my Cricut today and will get my SCAL next week.
    I can hardly wait.


  2. Thanks for sharing. This is the perfect basket for the sunday school class. And thanks a bunch for thinking of the people with the orginal cricut and with SCAL


  3. Thank you so much for sharing the basket. It is super cute. I am thinking of making a few for my husband to take to his workers. This is my first time here and I appreciate you sharing.


  4. Hi, I’m new to using the Cricut and have already made the basket! I love it!! Thank you so much for posting. I just had a silly question – how did you do the handle??

    Thank you for all your work on this! Amy


  5. Hi Amy, I just cut a strip of cardstock 2″x12″ and adhered ribbon and ric-rac to it and trimmed it with large scallop scissors. Make the handle shorter id you are making the mini basket. Thanks for the sweet comment!


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