Easter's coming up and I'm starting to think about how I'll decorate this year. Its still a bit early to hang up our Easter eggs in the trees outside, but I came up with a cute little scene in a flower pot to put on our bookcase that's whimsical and fun. Here's a tutorial for an Easter Bunny planter with little signs pointing out the way for cute bunnies.
Here's what you'll need: A flower pot, moss (real or artificial), something to fill the pot with (dirt or styrofoam/filler), a branch or dowel, craft sticks, acrylic craft paint, a craft knife or small saw, a paintbrush or two, a hot-glue gun and some little bunny or Easter egg figures.
|I trimmed my craft sticks using a craft knife and I had to score the wood and then break it off - the knife wasn't quite strong enough to cut cleanly through.|
Once you've painted the sticks you'll need to paint the destinations on them - I used rabbit literary references for ours. I painted the words on both sides of the sticks so I could decide afterwards which side looked better and still be able to alternate the arrows.
|The Briar Patch = Br'er Rabbit, Mr. McGregor's Garden = Peter Rabbit, Toon Town = Roger Rabbit, Bunny Hill = where the Easter Bunny skis.|
Finally you can add whatever little figure you'd like to the pot - I used these sisal bunnies but tiny easter eggs would be cute too, or little birds, tulips or daffodils, or . . ? The possibilities are endless.
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