Bottoms Up Easter Bunny

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Did you see yesterday’s post about the Michaels & Hometalk Pinterest event? I told you that I’d show you my project tutorial today, so here it is . . .

 

pinterest-event-shoppingI had fun shopping at my local Michaels store for my supplies. I was trying to figure out exactly how I wanted it all to come together.

supplies

What you’ll need for this project

  • Sponge brush(es)
  • 3” Styrofoam Balls
  • Grass
  • Paint—I used Americana Cool White, Americana Multi-surface Satin Flamingo, DecoArt Glamour Dust Celebration Pink
  • 3” pot (I used the taller one
  • 5” tray
  • Pom Poms I used 2” pom poms, but they were too large, I had to trim them.
  • Celebrate It Egg Ornaments—I used one pack of 8 large and one pack of 32 minis
  • 1 sheet each of white and pink foam

 

Not shown

  • Double stick tape (optional)
  • Hot Glue
  • Glue Stick
  • Scissors

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    I painted everything white, then painted the rim of the pot and tray pink, then Glamour Dust.

2014-02-08 11.19.36Because I’m not very artistic, I used my Silhouette to cut some bunny paw prints out of some contact paper. Then I used my scissors to cut around the contact paper placing the paw on the white foam, and the little pads on the pink foam.  I secured the pink pads onto the paw using a glue stick.

 

glue-grass-styrofoamI used hot glue to attach  some of the green grass onto the Styrofoam ball.

 

upside-down-bunny-upside-down-pawsI got so busy having fun, that I didn’t take any pictures putting it all together, but it’s really quite simple. Do you notice something wrong with this poor, sad bunny?

 

give up?   His paws are upside down!  hahahah  off.they.come.

small-large-pawsSince I had to make more paws, I tested to see what size I should do, I decided to go with the original smaller paws.

 

paw-placementThis is where I used the double stick tape to hold the paws on to get the right placement.  If you have a better “eye” you can probably skip the taping process.

 

upside-down-bunnyI love him!  I seriously smile every time I look at him, and think about how he’s so determined to dig to the bottom of the pot to get his carrots!

 

bottoms-up-Easter-bunny-potDo you love him as much as I do?  Wouldn’t this look great with your Easter décor? It’s a great craft to do with the kiddos!

Be sure to check out all the details on the Michaels & Hometalk Pinterest event at a store near you.

gail

 

Michaels sent me a gift card for this project.  All thoughts, ideas, opinions are my own.

 

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Gail Wilson is the hammer and drill behind My Repurposed Life. She is in the process of repurposing her life as she juggles all the responsibilities of running a home and a successful DIY blog. You can always count on Gail to give you the 411 on DIY on a budget.
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Comments

  1. Doris Henson says:

    That’s so cute…hope you have fun at Michaels!!! :)

  2. Adorable! You’ll have a great time at Michael’s!

  3. Stacie Robbins says:

    Adorable!! I will definitely be making a few these! They would make great little gifts!

  4. Absolutely adorable! I l can see it done a little smaller and the tray filled with candy and then names added to them as place cards for Easter dinner. I hope you have a great time and turnout at Michael’s!

  5. Ah Gail, that is so adorable! Great job.

  6. That. is sO. A dor able!
    I’m really not into crafting, but you got me—I’m making one too now!
    Catherine

  7. I smile every time I look at him too! Such a cute, easy and fun craft for Easter. I too think they would look so cute on each plate setting. Great job Gail! Getting all crafty, I love it!

  8. This is so so cute!! My little girl would love to make one! How fun!

  9. Christine Fuller says:

    Thank-you so much for sharing! This was an ADORABLE idea! Loved it! Can’t wait to visit Michaels!

  10. Donetta Wolfe says:

    That bunny is as cute as can be. I will have to make one with my son, Ethan.

  11. girlfromwva says:

    so cute!!!

  12. So cute! Enjoyed getting to know you + your blog from the Pinterest Party!

  13. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. says:

    How adorable! Totally puts me in the mood for spring and nice bright colors!

  14. Gail, I LOVE this cute little guy. He is so awesome., very creative. I am going to be hosting a small crafting class, with some wonderful ladies from a local church, and we have decided to give your little guy a try. I have one question for you about the assembly. How did you attached the grass bottom ball to the flower pot? Did you hot glue it?

    Thanks bunches, Happy crafting!
    Joy

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