Making Recycled Bunny Friends

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March 17, 2019

Recycled Bunny Friends - cake plate with bunnies among the cupcakes surrounded by two white ceramic bunnies and plastic eggsSpring and Easter are fast approaching. It is time to make some table top friends. Using a lot of items from around the house, this is how to get the family involved in this fun craft.


Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 4


  • paper rolls
  • craft paints
  • goggle eyes
  • craft paper
  • glue gun
  • ribbon optional)
Recycled Bunny Friends - paper tubes
Recycled Bunny Friends - paints and sponge brushes


  1. Take your paper rolls and 12 inch strips of card stock (it does not matter if it has a pattern on it, it will get painted).
  2. To make bunny ears, cut thin 1 inch pieces. Fold your strip to form a shape of the letter "M".
  3. Recycled Bunny Friends - folded paper M
  4. With your glue gun, apply a dot of glue on the right inside, then apply a dot of glue on the left. Take your M shape and place it inside of the top of your roll, securing on the hot glue dots.
  5. Recycled Bunny Friends - glue the M shape inside the top of TP tube

  6. Paint each roll and ears also, inside and out. Dry.
  7. Recycled Bunny Friends - paint and allow to dru
  8. Apply goggle eyes.
  9. Recycled Bunny Friends - add eyes
  10. Paint on face or draw on with marker or pen.
  11. Recycled Bunny Friends - draw on faces
  12. Embellish with card stock, fabric, etc.
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April 20, 20190 found this helpful

I love it! You have a nice sense of working with color and those cupcakes look amazing!

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April 24, 20190 found this helpful

Thanks Holly!

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