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Large Gingham Easter Wooden Bunny

Make this elegant gingham Easter bunny to decorate your porch for the spring season! Greet you friends and family with this hand painted, checkered wooden bunny. This project is also great for your Easter egg hunt!

At a Glance:

Project #15943 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Ocean View, 2 oz. - 2748

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 2894

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats - 44219

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Other Supplies

  • Stencil Tape
  • Large wood Bunny
  • Assorted Floral Stems
  • Drill to create ½ “ holes
  • Hot Glue

instructions

  1. Basecoat wood bunny with Wicker White and let dry.
  2. Using the stencil tape to create a checker board pattern- Completely cover the bunny with horizontal strips of tape.  Remove every other piece so that you have perfect stripes going horizontal with tape.
  3. Repeat tape stripes with vertical pieces,
  4. removing every other piece.
  5. When done you should have a checkerboard pattern with tape.
  6. Paint each square solid with Ocean View.  Let dry and apply a second coat if needed.  Let dry completely and remove tape.
  7. On a foam plate mix equal parts Ocean View and water.
  8. Using flat brush, connect the solid blue squares with the watercolor mix as shown in photo.  Connect all solid painted squares to create the gingham plaid.  Let dry completely.
  9.  Drill 3 holes in the center of bunny body.
  10. Insert floral stems into holes as shown and trim extra stems.
  11. Secure floral stems on the back with hot glue.

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Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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