Thursday, March 31, 2011

Mail Box Easter Bunny



I get very excited when I can use up stuff in my stash. I have limited space in my crafting area, so when I use something, it makes room for me to buy more stuff! I bought a bunch of these mailboxes last year for Valentine's Day, and I had one left. So, I decided to transform it into a fun Easter decoration/basket.



I made the face using a variety of paper punches, Nestabilities, and my Cricut. The eyes are accented with a white gel pen, the cheeks blushed with chalk, and the freckles are made using a sharpie pen.



I wrapped a piece of designer paper around the mailbox. Ric-rack was glued around the edges. I wrapped a piece of polka dotted ribbon around the middle of the mail box. The tag was made using a stamp from Dandelion Designs. A button and some paper leaves completed the flower embellishment. I glued a pom pom on for the tail.



Then, my favorite part, I filled it with some paper shred and candy!



Supplies:
Stamps: Dandelion Designs-Happy Easter
Ink: Martha Stewart
Paper: Making Memories, Bazzill, The Paper Company
Misc: Cricut, nestabilities, pop up dots, buttons, dmc floss, black sharpie pen, white gel pen, chalk, ric-rack, ribbon, paper shred, mail box, pom pom, candy, white tacky glue


Thanks for stopping by,

4 comments:

  1. This is just adorable Beth.. What a perfect way to receive some yummy Easter goodies :)

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  2. What an adorable project, heck I anybody would like to receive this!!

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  3. Got this in the mail today!!! Thank you so much! Can I mention you in a youtube video? I could link to your blog. I think I'm going to start a vlog, so yeah.

    Love,
    Kate

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  4. This is adorable! We don't have Target here yet but I saw some little mailboxes at Walmart. Will definitely have to give this a try!

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