I picked these wooden bunnies up at the dollar store after Easter one year and they were priced at .25 cents each…what a bargain. Mostly you will see me do dollar day do overs on items from second hand shops so I think this is a first for a dollar day do over.
I just couldn’t pass up on such a good deal. All their Easter was .25 cents. I even bought a bunch of little frames that could be repurposed into shadow box art. But that is still in my box of many projects to finish and share with everyone for another time.
Okay, the first thing I did was to repaint these bunnies because I wanted to do a farmhouse bunny display. But them I looked at them and thought I would do decoupage instead. Then I thought about it a little longer and decided to combine all those ideas together.
Whoops, I forgot to add that I sanded them down before painting. Sometimes store decor has bumpy greetings with glitter all over it and that is just not the style I like, but hey, if you do there is nothing wrong with that, my daughter loves glittery things.
After I had my bunnies painted (use a dark base, then cover with chalk paint) I sanded the edges down to give it a weathered look. You can use a wet rag to do this as well.
I searched through my fabric selection and found an old sheet to decoupage and add a touch of pretty to some of the bunnies.
I also added yellow ribbon with a tiny bit of lace on the edges.
For some extra detail I decided to needle felt some tiny pom poms in multi colors to add as bunny tails.
I tried to match the colors to the fabrics.
Some of the bunnies I left plain.
I used puffy paint to add black eyes. Buttons, beads and google eyes would have worked too.
The ribbon is vintage. It was donated to me years ago by a neighbor that was cleaning out their garage.
I haven’t decided where I am going to put my bunnies yet, either in a bedroom or out where everyone can see them, doesn’t matter, they are adorable anywhere.
You can add all kinds of details or keep them plain, either way, it all looks cute to me.
It’s like a family of bunnies out for a walk on a leash.
So fun, I love bunny crafts. Hope you all liked this one. If you don’t have wooden bunnies like this you can use an old cereal box and cut out bunny shapes to paint and decorate, tie together and hang on walls as a bunny banner. Happy crafting everyone.
Update on my masks- still working on these. I have been cutting all week. I start in the morning and by the end of the day I look outside and it is dark. I figure I will get the cutting done first and then my husband and daughter can help with the sewing. I will let you all know if I get 100 done, just a goal, we will see. I just had to take a break to do some fun Easter crafts. As some of my followers know I am trying to distract myself from some family issues right now and keeping busy is my way to deal with that. So you guys might be seeing a lot of DIY’s coming up.
The next one coming up is a TP craft project. Hope you all are having a beautiful Saturday. Please stay safe out there if you do need to go out for errands.