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Rustic Homemade Easter Bunny Yard Art

By: Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff

I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Georgia State University and I have always had an interest in art & design. I have a three beautiful children and a wonderful husband whom encourages and sparks my creativity. I am thankful to be able to stay at home with my children and be able to work on my crafts. I am always amazed what I have learned from my children about being creative I love to turn anything old & new into something creative.

Make sure the Easter bunny stops by your house with this cute bunny--perfect for your sunroom or garden.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Licorice, 2 oz.
Item #2934
This is the only paint you'll ever need! Paint wood, glass, ceramic, metal, terra cotta, rigid plastic, canvas, styrofoam, slate, paper mache and fabric with the same bottle. Our patented, self-sealing formula offers superior coverage for fewer coats and quicker drying times. With a dishwasher-safe glossy finish, this water-based non-toxic formula resists moisture and rust comes in a wide color palette including basics and trend-right shades.

$1.99

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - White Adirondack, 8 oz.
Item #34150
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is an ultra-matte chalk finish acrylic paint that requires minimal surface prep, is easy to distress and can be layered and sanded to give you a perfect aged look and feel. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is great for furniture, cabinets, walls, decorative glass, metal and more.

$7.99

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Cascade, 8 oz.
Item #34159
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is an ultra-matte chalk finish acrylic paint that requires minimal surface prep, is easy to distress and can be layered and sanded to give you a perfect aged look and feel. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is great for furniture, cabinets, walls, decorative glass, metal and more.

$7.99

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Seaside Villa, 8 oz.
Item #34924
FolkArt Home Décor Chalk is an ultra-matte chalk finish acrylic paint that requires minimal surface prep, is easy to distress and can be layered and sanded to give you a perfect aged look and feel. FolkArt Home Décor Chalk is great for furniture, cabinets, walls, decorative glass, metal and more.

$7.99

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Savannah, 8 oz.
Item #34998
FolkArt Home Décor Chalk is an ultra-matte chalk finish acrylic paint that requires minimal surface prep, is easy to distress and can be layered and sanded to give you a perfect aged look and feel. FolkArt Home Décor Chalk is great for furniture, cabinets, walls, decorative glass, metal and more.

$7.99

FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Large - Chevron
Item #4382
These intricate, laser-cut designs are perfect for backgrounds, borders, focal points and so much more! Durable and reusable, these stencils even come with project ideas, how-tos and a supply list.

$5.99

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Plaques - Oval
Item #96292
Plaid Wood Surfaces are ready to paint, stain, decoupage, woodburn or embellish. Create unique items for yourself or to give as gifts.

$1.99

Other Supplies
Pallet wood
1” Flat brush
Fine grit sandpaper
Jigsaw
Hot glue
Tape measure
Drill
¾” Foam Spouncer®
Brown floral wire

Instructions

  1. Cut the pallet wood 35” long. Using a jigsaw, cut a V shape 7 ½” long, to create the bunny ears.
  2. With additional scrape pallet wood cut the arms using the pattern provided.  Cut a small piece of wood for the bunny’s nose.
  3. Sand the rough spots of the wood. Paint all the wood pieces with White Adirondack. When the paint is fully dry, sand the wood and edges to give it a distressed look.
  4. Paint the oval plaque with Savannah. Paint the next coat with Seaside Villa. Stencil the chevron pattern with Cascade. When the paint is dry, sand the oval plaque to show the different layers of paint.
  5. Drill three holes on each side of the wood nose for the wire whiskers.
  6. Cut the wire whiskers about 4” to 5” long. Hot glue the wires into the predrilled holes. Hot glue the nose, arms and Easter egg to the bunny as shown.
  7. Add two eyes with a foam Spouncer and Licorice.
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