Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Toilet Paper Roll Easter Bunnies!

If you've been visiting my blog for awhile, ya'll would know I love making things out of toilet paper rolls. I'm not creative in the process as I get all my ideas from Pinterest.  I don't know why this "almost 60" woman enjoys crafting with toilet paper rolls, I just find it super fun and the creations so CUTE!  

Instead of buying more stuffed bunnies to fill my grandchildren's Easter baskets, I made bunnies!  They already have so many stuffed animals as it is, so I made my "save the planet" contribution by using items I already owned rather than buying new stuffed animals. 😆


I got my ideas from "One Little Project".    She's got nice instructions and a video if you need it.  I didn't look nor follow either, I can reconstruct my own just by looking at the picture.  

 
I only made a few changes:  I put a "top" on my toilet paper roll rather than leaving it open, and I also put the cotton ball tail on top rather than between the ears.  It just didn't look right to me the other way.


For the face and top I used Spellbinder's circle dies so I could cut a perfect circle.  I also used a small die for the nose.  Debbie suggests drawing around a cup for a circle if you don't have a die.




I positioned the ears two different ways, as I wasn't sure which way I liked best.  Google Eyes were used for the eyes and I hand drew the mouth and paws.  Raffia was used for whiskers, I used a little bit more raffia on one bunny than I did on the other.  I think I like the smaller amount of raffia for whiskers better.



 And in case you've missed it, here are some of my other toilet paper roll creations:  Valentine Love Bugs, 

David and Goliath Action Figures,  Nativity Scene,  Pilgrim & Indigenous People Thanksgiving Figures.

Have A Great Day!  Amy

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33 comments:

  1. The bunnies are so adorable. Using Raffia for whiskers really worked and I like the little changes you made. You must have had a lot of fun making them.

    -Soma

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    1. Thank you. Yes, I enjoyed making them very much.

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  2. These turned out so cute and what a great idea to include them in the Easter baskets for the grandkids. I think they will love them! They could even hide a surprise like some crayons or stickers inside the roll! How fun!

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    1. Thanks Ellie! And that's a great idea! I'm gonna do that. I left the bottom open, so it should be easy.

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  3. How cute and creative. Thanks so much for linking up at the Unlimited Link Party 74. Pinned.

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  4. These are so cute!!! You can also do something like this with a can or a Pringle's container!! Thanks for the inspiration and thanks for stopping by!!!
    Hugs
    Deb

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  5. Amy, you are so talented. What a great way to use things you have and they turned out adorable.
    XOOX
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  6. Visiting again to say thanks so much for linking up at the Crafty Creators Link Party 13. Pinned again.

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  7. Your bunnies are so adorable! I checked out your other paper roll crafts and those are cute, too. (here via Thursday Favorite Things)

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    1. Thank you! I'm glad you checked those out. One can do so many things with toilet paper rolls.

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  8. Oh very cute ideas, everything here is super cute

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  9. They look super cute in the decoration, and have an ecological aspect that, for me, values ​​the work a lot! Have a happy weekend! Hug

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    1. Yes, we need to reduce and reuse. Most of us have so much as it is.

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  10. This is sooo creative! LOVELY <3
    Have a nice day/night! :)

    🌸 Kiara Era BLOG 🌸

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  11. CONGRATS Amy! Your post will be FEATURED at the Crafty Creators Link Party 14 where Grammy’s Grid is co-hosting with Life as a LEO Wife on Thursday at 6am central!

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  12. Amy,
    Love these Easter bunnies. Congratulations, you are being featured on TFT party. I hope you stop by. https://www.eclecticredbarn.com/2022/04/thursday-favorite-things-party_01230582362.html
    Hugs,
    Bev

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    1. Thank you! That is awesome news! I so appreciate that!

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  13. Absolutely adorable!

    Michelle
    https://mybijoulifeonline.com

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