Super Cute and Easy Dollar Tree Bunny DIY with Video

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Do you want to make a Dollar Tree Easter Bunny? I love using dollar store items to make diy projects. Soon it will be time for Easter decorations so I want to share one of my favorite projects made from dollar tree supplies. I took garden kneeling pads from the dollar store and turned them into cute Easter bunnies.

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I purchased a few garden kneeling pads from Dollar Tree.

Dollar Tree Cute Bunny Materials Needed:

Dollar Tree Bunny Materials Video

Dollar Store Bunny Instructions

I purchased a few garden kneeling pads from my local Dollar Store.

I used a recycled Paperback and drew half of a bunny design on it.  You could alternatively use a blank piece of paper or recycled paper.

1. Make a Bunny Template

I used a recycled Paperback and drew half of a bunny design on it. You could alternatively use a blank piece of paper or recycled paper.

I folded the paper bag in half and cut the bunny shape out.  I folded the paper in half so that each side would be the same.  Similar to when you fold a piece of paper out and cut a heart shape out.

I folded the paper bag in half and cut out the bunny shape. I folded the paper in half so that each side would be the same. Similar to when you fold a piece of paper out and cut a heart shape out.

I unfolded the paper bag and my template is ready to create my diy bunny.

I unfolded the paper bag and my template is ready to create my DIY bunny.

I placed my template onto the garden pad.  You can tape the template onto the pad to help hold it into place.

2. Trace the bunny on the pad

I placed my template onto the garden pad. You can tape the template onto the pad to help hold it into place.

I traced around the template onto the foam garden pad with a sharpie marker.  You could also use a dry erase marker, pen, pencil, etc.

I traced around the template onto the foam garden pad with a sharpie marker. You could also use a dry erase marker, pen, pencil, etc.

I placed my foam garden pad onto a cookie sheet to protect my tabletop.  I used a serrated knife that I purchased for crafting to cut out the bunny shape.  You could also use scissors, heat knives, or a razor blade if you'd rather.

3. Cut out the bunny

I placed my foam garden pad onto a cookie sheet to protect my tabletop. I used a serrated knife that I purchased for crafting to cut out the bunny shape. You could also use scissors, heat knives, or a razor blade if you’d rather.

I hot glued on some buttons for the eyes and nose of my bunny.

4. add a face

I hot glued on some buttons for the eyes and nose of my bunny.

I made a little loop and knot with some twine and hot glue it onto the back so that I could hang my dollar store bunny up.  You could alternatively use a skewer in the bottom so that you can place the bunny in a centerpiece, stake it into the ground along a walkway, etc.

5. Add your display method

I made a little loop and knot with some twine and hot glued it onto the back so that I could hang my dollar store bunny. You could alternatively use a skewer in the bottom so that you could place the bunny in a centerpiece on your easter table or stake it into the ground along a walkway, etc.

I cut a second bunny out and for this one, I hot glued on a tail for the back of the bunny instead of the button eyes on the front of the bunny.

I cut out a second bunny and for this one, I hot glued on a tail for the back of the bunny instead of the button eyes on the front of the bunny.

Do you want to make a Dollar Tree Bunny?  I took garden kneeling pads from the dollar store and turned them into cute Peep bunnies.

Here are the 3 bunnies that I made.

You can have fun with these adorable bunnies by decorating them in different ways:

  • Embelish the bunny ears
  • Add a bow tie
  • Add a little bow between the ears
Do you want to make a Dollar Tree Bunny?  I took garden kneeling pads from the dollar store and turned them into cute Peep bunnies.

I hung 2 of the bunnies on my porch.

Do you want to make a Dollar Tree Bunny?  I took garden kneeling pads from the dollar store and turned them into cute Peep bunnies.

I hung the other bunny on my front door.

What other Bunnies can you make with dollar tree items?

More DIY Easter Decor to grab at your local Dollar Tree store

  • window clings
  • bunny coasters
  • items to build your own tiered tray
  • Easter baskets and plastic Easter eggs

I hope this inspires you to make some dollar tree Easter crafts. Happy Crafting!

Super Cute and Easy Dollar Tree Bunny DIY Video tutorial

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Do you want to make a Dollar Tree Bunny? I took garden kneeling pads from the dollar store and turned them into cute Peep bunnies.

Super Cute and Easy Dollar Tree Bunny DIY with Video

Do you want to make a Dollar Tree Bunny? I took garden kneeling pads from the dollar store and turned them into cute Peep bunnies.
Course Spring
Keyword dollar tree bunny
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 1
Author Chas
Cost $3-$5

Equipment

  • Hot Glue Gun
  • knife
  • Scissors

Ingredients

  • Garden kneeling pad
  • Paper
  • Marker
  • Buttons or bunny tail

Instructions

  • 1. MAKE A BUNNY TEMPLATE
  • I used a recycled Paperback and drew half of a bunny design on it. You could alternatively use a blank piece of paper or recycled paper.
  • I folded the paper bag in half and cut the bunny shape out. I folded the paper in half so that each side would be the same. Similar to when you fold a piece of paper out and cut a heart shape out.
  • I unfolded the paper bag and my template is ready to create my DIY bunny.
  • 2. TRACE THE BUNNY ON THE PAD
  • I placed my template onto the garden pad. You can tape the template onto the pad to help hold it into place.
  • I traced around the template onto the foam garden pad with a sharpie marker. You could also use a dry erase marker, pen, pencil, etc.
  • 3. CUT THE BUNNY OUT
  • I placed my foam garden pad onto a cookie sheet to protect my tabletop. I used a serrated knife that I purchased for crafting to cut out the bunny shape. You could also use scissors, heat knives, or a razor blade if you’d rather.
  • 4. ADD A FACE
  • I hot glued on some buttons for the eyes and nose of my bunny.
  • 5. ADD YOUR DISPLAY METHOD
  • I made a little loop and knot with some twine and hot glue it onto the back so that I could hang my dollar store bunny up. You could alternatively use a skewer in the bottom so that you can place the bunny in a centerpiece, stake it into the ground along a walkway, etc.

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