Wooden Easter Bunny Decoration
This Wooden Easter Bunny Decoration can be made with purchased wood panels or out of scraps of wood from another project. Make sure to save scraps of wood from DIY projects for craft inspirations.
Glue Dots® Advanced Strength Dispenser
Glue Dots® Advanced Strength Double-Sided Sheets
Wood Panel – Mine is 5 ½” X 15 ½” (you can purchase already cut panels at Michael’s or Hobby Lobby or have them cut to size at your local hardware store)
Wood for Brim
Paint – I used Deco Art Americana – Citron Green, Poodleskirt Pink, Buttermilk and White
2 Black buttons
1 – 8 ½” X 11” cardstock – Cream (ears)Hippity Hoppity Happity Easter Bunny
Wood Shapes – 2 Circles and 1 Flower Petal
Distress Ink and sponge (optional)
Paint hat and brim using color of choice, I used Citron Green.Hippity Hoppity Happity Easter Bunny
Paint bunny and two circles using Buttermilk.
Paint nose using Poodleskirt Pink.
Once the two circles are dry, add a bit of distress ink around the outside edges.
Using an 8 ½” X 11” piece of cream cardstock fold in half, so it should be 4 ¼” X 11”. Draw ears or freehand cut ears out.
Adhere ears at the brim line using the Advanced Strength dispenser.
Cut the Advanced Strength Double-Sided sheets to size and adhere to the brim of the hat. Press the brim of the hat firmly over the ears on the head of the bunny.Hippity Hoppity Happity Easter Bunny
Use an Advanced Strength dispenser to adhere the buttons (bunny’s eyes) on to its face. Press each button firmly in place for a strong secure hold.
Cut the Advanced Strength Double-Sided sheets to size for the circles. Press the adhesive firmly on to the adhesive, then press the circles firmly in place on bunny’s face.
Adhere nose using the Advanced Strength dispenser.Hippity Hoppity Happity Easter Bunny
Sketch out eye brows, mouth and teeth with a pencil and then go over with marker once satisfied.
Paint teeth white and let dry.
**Options to make it your own. You can use material for the ears. Add flowers to the hat. Paint the hat plaid. You can add a hanger on back so you can hang or just let it sit on a shelf. Use an old pallet piece for the body to stand outside your front door. So many ways to make this your own.
Don't be afraid to substitute other materials like a recycled cardboard instead of the wood panel.
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