We can feel Spring in the air around here!
Most days that is. Yesterday a couple of inches of snow fell, but hopefully it will be our last one. That doesn't stop us from having Spring Fever! (Or maybe I should say Bunny Fever?)
Mom decided we absolutely needed spring pillow covers for the porch. And when she saw the Bunny Pillow Tutorial at On Sutton Place she knew we needed spring bunny covers!
We followed the tutorial at On Sutton Place, except for using floral calico from our fabric stash instead of burlap. The flowered fabric really amps up the cute springiness!
The pillow covers are from Hobby Lobby like Ann recommended. Luckily we found a couple on sale for only a few dollars each, so it ended up being very inexpensive. We actually put the bunnies on the "wrong" side of the covers as the other side already had decoration on it. But that doesn't bother us! (We are planning on covering the backs at some point though.)
We also got a little carried away and added vintage button tails and some hand stitching around each bunny. Either way you make the bunnies, they are so cute!
There are plenty of pillows on the porch and we didn't have time to cover them all yet. But we are thinking maybe buffalo check in aqua or light blue for the rest.
The other bunny project I made is an Easter wreath for the front door. I picked up the little wooden bunny cutouts last year on clearance. I am glad I remembered I had them!
My favorite ribbon wrapped wreath, flowers from a previous year and the bunnies got arranged (and re-arranged!) to make the wreath.
I ended up painting the little fellows twice. The first time around I didn't realize there was no white paint to make suitable Easter pastels. The colors didn't work at all. So I repainted them once I bought more white.
I love mixing my own colors! So fun!
Now we are ready for Spring!
How about you? Feeling a little Spring in the air? Have you brought out the bunnies and chicks yet?