Spring Picket Fence...and a Bunny!
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We got a foot of snow the other day....
The snowbanks are impressive...
And Spring is only 4 days away!
So, I guess we should get started on some Spring crafting!
But, before we get into it, let me welcome you to the Creative Craft Hop hosted by Sara from Birdz of a Feather. If you just came from Donna @ Modern on Monticello, welcome to the Cottage! At the bottom of this post I'll direct you to the next stop on this hop, but be sure to visit all of the other stops too for some amazing inspiration. They will all be listed.....on to today's project:
Here's what you'll need:
*Chipboard - or bunny wood cutouts
Start by making your fence with 8 paint sticks and some glue. I trimmed 2 of them as the cross pieces. After the glue dries, paint the fence white with your craft paint.
You used to be able to get paint sticks for free at the paint department in your local home improvement store, now they're not so readily given up (I think they're on to us!). But have no fear, you can buy paint sticks and they are very inexpensive.
While your paint is drying, cut out a bunny on chipboard.
I used my Cricut Maker. If you don't have a cutting machine, these Wood Bunny Cutouts will be just perfect!
Cover the front of the bunny with glue and place it on a piece of burlap.
Glue the edges and wrap the burlap around the back.
One burlap bunny!
I used my small pom maker to give him a tail and grabbed some ribbon for a bow.
I also cut a chipboard oval that I cut the bottom off of and painted to make a carrot that sticks out of the ground.
Add a little greenery to the top and glue it to the fence with some hot glue.
Next, take some felt and trace 6 carrot shapes.
Add some greenery and glue them to a piece of jute twine to make a banner for the fence.
Glue on the bunny...
...and take a look at the cuteness!
I decided not to give him an eye, but feel free to give yours one!
You can add a little loop to the back for hanging or just have it sit on a shelf.
Where will you put yours?
Remember, this is a blog hop so it's time to visit Leanna @ Pretty DIY Home. Once you've stopped by to see her, be sure to visit all of the others for more inspiration! Here's the list:
Peat Pot Easter Basket Gift Ideas
Twisted Rope Container with Top
Egg-cellent DIY Floral Arrangement in 2 Easy Steps
How to Easily Decorate Old Bottles with Paper and Vinyl
How to Decorate a Dollar Tree Bunny Wire Wreath
Spring Fence...and a Bunny! - You're here!
Too cute, Ann! What a lovely creation for Easter! Love the carrot banner!ReplyDelete
Thanks, Gail. It was a fun project!Delete
What a cute craft Ann! You are so creative. Love the material you used for the carrots. Great job!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Terrie.Delete
This is so cute, Ann and I love the burlap bunny! Blessings, Cecilia @My Thrift Store AddictionReplyDelete
He's my favorite part!Delete
We got a huge dump of snow too so I'm enjoying see your Spring bunny; she's so cute and turned out great!ReplyDelete
Forgot to ask where you found the faux greenery?Delete
Thanks, Sara. I can't remember where it's from, but I just added a link to something very similar.Delete
Oh, this is absolutely adorable! I especially love how you made your carrot banner ~ so clever and cute!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Allyson. Spring needs to get here now!Delete
This is so creative & adorable! I love the carrot banner! Such a great idea! Pinned. It's great hopping with you today!ReplyDelete
Niki | Life as a LEO Wife
Thanks, Niki. It was easy and a lot of fun to make.Delete
This is too adorable Ann! Using paint stir sticks to make a fence is brilliant, and I love the carrot coming half way out of the ground! I love to use carrots in my Spring decor, and the way you made the bunny is so clever and cute! Love it, Happy Spring!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Jenna. I'm hoping it will encourage Spring to get here!Delete
This is just too cute! Everything looks so simple to make and made just a darling little sign together. Pinned. So glad you shared it.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Donna!Delete
This is adorable - I absolutely LOVE it!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Sally!Delete
Aw, this is just adorable! What a fun spring themed craft.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Joanne. I think we're all ready for Spring right now!Delete
So clever - I love the little carrots on the fence! #YOurMomentReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Lydia!Delete
Ann, this is just darling and that bunny is the sweetest. I don't own a Cricut but everytime I see one of your projects I think I need one!! Of course, I may need a bigger house to store it and all the fun things I could make with it...but it might be worth it!!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Kim. I really do love my Maker and I've only scratched the surface of all the things it can do. It opens a whole new world of crafting!Delete
This is lovely. Such a sweet decoration.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Amalia. Happy Spring!Delete
Very cute, Ann. I love that you used paint sticks to make the picket fence. The carrots are so cute as is your bunny cut out.ReplyDelete
Thank you, Carol. Happy Spring!Delete
oh! it looks beautiful! I love it! thank you for sharing the idea :)ReplyDelete
Happy to share and I'm so glad you like it!Delete
Love this! Simple and creative!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much!Delete
This is genius!! Using paint sticks to make a fence!! I can think of so many things to make with a fence back ground!! I smaller version can be made with popsicle sticks!! Thanks so much for the inspiration!! LOVE IT!
I'm so glad I've inspired you, Debbie! Thanks for stopping by.Delete
Adorable! Visiting from Vintage Charm.ReplyDelete
What a cute idea! It looks great!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Mandy!Delete
This is adorable Ann! I love the use of paint sticks as the fence background, how clever! Thank you for sharing with Whimsy Home Wednesday.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much! I'm happy to share.Delete
Cute little bunny! Clever to use the paint sticks for the fence!ReplyDelete
Thank you does hearing your craft at the Sunday Sunshine Blog Hop!
Thank you so much, Laurie!Delete
SO cute! I love the idea of covering the bunny in burlap--and the paint stick picket fence is darling.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for joining the Grace at Home party at Imparting Grace. I'm featuring you this week!
Thank you, Richella!Delete
This is absolutely adorable! Featuring it when my party opens!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Carol!Delete