Nicole™ Crafts Mesh Easter Bunny

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by Angela Son, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Mesh Easter Bunny

Get ready for Easter with a homemade bunny!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Attach the 6 inch Styrofoam ball to the 7 inch Styrofoam ball by applying hot glue to one of the mini craft sticks into the 6 inch Styrofoam ball and then into the 7 inch Styrofoam ball. This will serve as the head and the body.
  • 2
    To make the feet, cut two 3 inch Styrofoam balls in half. Use another Styrofoam ball to shape the edges to fit the bottom of the body, two in front and two in back.
  • 3
    Apply hot glue to a mini craft stick and push a foot into the body. Repeat for the other three feet.
  • 4
    Cut four 8 inch pieces of Pink mesh from roll. Fold the sides toward the center creating three equal parts. Lay one piece over one foot to cover and pin on both sides. Fold excess under the foot and pin to secure. Repeat for the other feet.
  • 5
    To cover the body, cut four 1/2 inch pieces of Pink mesh ribbon. Fold in half lengthwise then fold in half widthwise. Starting from bottom, pin in place. Continue pinning, covering the body, alternating the direction of the mesh ribbon pieces as shown.
  • 6
    Download and print project template. Cut shapes in colors and quantities indicated. Cut two pieces of Pink mesh from roll that are 24 inch each. Starting from a corner, roll tightly on a diagonal to the other corner.
  • 7
    Shape the rolls around the foam ears and glue. Bring excess mesh from end to end to the back of foam and carefully glue. Cut off excess.
  • 8
    Place ears slightly behind the head to stand upright and glue in place. Pin to secure. Continue to cover the head in mesh ribbon as above, making the pieces 4 inches of Pink mesh ribbon.
  • 9
    To make eyelash, cut a 3/4 inch x 1-1/2 inch piece of Black foam. Cut slits along one long edge. Use a thin object (such as a pencil) to curl the ends. Apply glue to the opposite end of slits and attach around half of wiggle eye. Repeat for the other eyelash and eye. Glue eyes and eyelashes to face.
  • 10
    Glue two of the 2 inch White pom poms together. Glue a 1 inch Pink pom pom at the top center of White pom poms. Cut three pieces of waxed linen cord that are 10 inch each. Glue to the back of pom poms for whiskers. Trim if necessary.
  • 11
    Cut a 1-1/4 inch x 1 inch piece of White foam for teeth and cut a slit in the center. Glue teeth to the bottom of pom poms.
  • 12
    Glue the pom poms to the head under the eyes.
  • 13
    Cut 1-1/2 yards of ribbon and tie around the neck and make a bow. Make loops with the ends and glue underneath by the knot to create a double bow.
  • 14
    Glue two of the 2 inch White pom poms together and glue to the back for tail.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 2-1/2 inch x 25 yard Metallic Pink 104736924
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Roll 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Pink 104740903
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 6 inch 104183647
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 7 inch 104183649
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 4 pc. 3 inch 104183635
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 30 mm 12 pc. 104233384
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104258585
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104258586
  • Offray Grosgrain Ribbon Pastel Flowers 7/8 inch x 9 foot 104430612
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 45 pc. 1 inch Spring 104426374
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 12 pc. 2 inch White 104276859
  • Nicole™ Crafts 10 yard Waxed Linen Cord Black 104247972
  • Dritz 1-1/2 inch T-Pins 35 pc. 104239813 (6)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Craft Sticks 100 pc. 104149196
  • Loew-Cornell Craft Sticks Mini 150 pc. 104141452
  • FloraCraft Foam Cutter 6 inch 2 blade 104186311
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
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