How To Make Easy DIY Burlap Bunny Frames For Easter

These cute DIY burlap bunny frames are sure to make you smile this Easter. They are inexpensive and easy to make. There are so many adorable rustic farmhouse crafts you can make with burlap. Now that I can use my Silhouette Cameo 4 to cut fabric, the crafty ideas just keep coming.

Easy DIY burlap bunny frames for Easter.

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DOWNLOAD THE BUNNY TEMPLATES

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Free PDF templates and SVG files of bunnies for Easter.

PAINT YOUR FRAMES

I picked up these cute little frames at the Target Dollar Spot. I love the size and they even have magnets on the back of them. I’m not a bright color girl, so for me, they needed a paint job.

How to paint inexpensive frames for a rustic farmhouse finish.

I measured the frame opening and cut card-stock to protect the plastic. Then I added a dark grey-beige paint. I just used a Purdy paint brush for this project.

How to paint inexpensive frames for a rustic farmhouse finish.

Next, I covered them with two coats of white chalk paint. Then I lightly sanded them with a medium grit sandpaper. This gave the frames a rustic weathered appearance.

How to paint inexpensive frames for a rustic farmhouse finish.

CUT THE BURLAP SQUARES

To keep the edges of the burlap from fraying, I added a layer of therm-o-web to the back of it. Then I placed it on a Strong Grip cutting mat and cut the squares out using the rotary blade on my Silhouette Cameo 4.

If you don’t have a cutting machine, you can easily cut them with a pair of fabric scissors.

How to cut burlap with a Silhouette Cameo or scissors.

Next, I used my Cricut Easy Press to bond the burlap squares to a piece of white card-stock. You can also use an iron for this step. Test fit the burlap squares in your frame opening. I put mine on top of the plastic/glass.

CUT OUT YOUR STENCILS

I used some old page dividers to make my stencils. I always snag these from my kids at the end of the school year. They make beautiful stencils on my cutting machine.

I used a strong grip mat and selected the stencil material for my cut settings.

If you don’t have a cutting machine, you will need to print the PDF templates from white card-stock and use the card-stock bunny instead of paint on your burlap. Another option is to use white heat transfer vinyl.

How to cut four bunny stencils with a silhouette cameo.
How to cut four bunny stencils with a silhouette cameo.

STENCIL YOUR BUNNIES

Add some white chalk paint to a paper plate. Then grab a makeup sponge and cut the end off of it, so it’s flat, not curved. These are a dollar for 28 sponges at the Dollar Tree.

Tips for stenciling with paint on burlap.

Dip the sponge into the paint. Then hold your stencil in place and dab on the paint.

How to stencil the bunny on to the burlap fabric.

Add some twine around the edge of the burlap square with a glue gun. Then tie some around the bottom of your frames.

Easy DIY burlap bunny frames for Easter.

CONNECT THE FRAMES TOGETHER

Cut some rectangles from the burlap and add some therm-o-web to the back of them. Then cut card-stock rectangles to the same size. Score the center of the card-stock and fold it in both directions. Iron your burlap to the card-stock. Using a hot glue gun to connect the back of the frames with the fabric panels.

How to connect the frames with card-stock and fabric.

I had the burlap fabric face towards the front, so when you bend the frames, it shows through.

Easy DIY burlap bunny frames for Easter.

HOW TO MAKE A POM POM BUNNY TAIL

I made the pom pom bunny tails from baker’s twine. If you have yarn, even better. Wrap the twine around a fork, multiple times. Then tie the middle with another piece of baker’s twine.

How to make a pom pom bunny tail from baker's twine.

Then cut the twine on both sides.

How to make a pom pom bunny tail from baker's twine.

Hold the longer strings and fluff the tail. You can trim the tail shorter with scissors, until it’s the size you need.

How to make a pom pom bunny tail from baker's twine.

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Free bunny SVG files for Easter Craft For Silhouette Cameo or Cricut machine.
Free bunny SVG files for Easter Craft For Silhouette Cameo or Cricut machine.
Free bunny SVG files for Easter Craft For Silhouette Cameo or Cricut machine.
Easy DIY burlap bunny frames for Easter.
Easy DIY burlap bunny frames for Easter.
Easy DIY burlap bunny frames for Easter.

I hope you enjoy making this DIY burlap bunny craft with friends or family!

Have a blessed Easter!

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