HOW TO: Cute Burlap Easter Bunny Ears for your Easter/Spring Wreath

These easy to make bunny ears make a perfect seasonal look for a wreath, frame or doorway.

Materials:

  • Burlap fabric piece
  • Wire
  • Card stock or cardboard
  • Paint (white,pink)
  • Glue
  • Pliers

Instructions:

Step 1. Draw a template shape of the ears to the size you need, use card stock or lightweight cardboard. We used card stock.

Draw a template shape of the ears to the size you need, use card stock or lightweight cardboard. We used card stock.

Draw a template shape of the ears to the size you need, use card stock or lightweight cardboard. We used card stock.

 

Step 2. Cut out the two ears and place over the burlap fabric.

Cut out the two ears and place over the burlap fabric.

Cut out the two ears and place over the burlap fabric.

Step 3. Trace the two ears on the fabric, creating a 1/4″ gap of excess and notch every 2 inches to create flaps.

Trace the two ears on the fabric, creating a 1/4" gap of excess and notch every 2 inches to create flaps.

Trace the two ears on the fabric, creating a 1/4″ gap of excess and notch every 2 inches to create flaps.

Step 4. Cut the two ears out and define the flaps. These flaps will make it easier to attach to the frame wire we will be attaching later.

Cut the two ears out and define the flaps. These flaps will make it easier to attach to the frame wire we will be attaching later.

Cut the two ears out and define the flaps. These flaps will make it easier to attach to the frame wire we will be attaching later.

Step 5. Measure enough light gauge wire to shape around the perimeter of the ears

Measure enough light gauge wire to shape around the perimeter of the ears

Measure enough light gauge wire to shape around the perimeter of the ears

Step 6. Shape the wire and leave enough excess for the bottom to attach to wreath. We accounted for 8″ long excess.

Shape the wire and leave enough excess for the bottom to attach to wreath. We accounted for 8" long excess.

Shape the wire and leave enough excess for the bottom to attach to wreath. We accounted for 8″ long excess.

Step 7. Place a dot of hot glue on both the top and bottom of ear to attach wire in place.

Place a dot of hot glue on both the top and bottom of ear to attach wire in place.

Place a dot of hot glue on both the top and bottom of ear to attach wire in place.

Place a dot of hot glue on both the top and bottom of ear to attach wire in place.

Place a dot of hot glue on both the top and bottom of ear to attach wire in place.

Step 8. Continue to dot the glue and flaps over the wire, smoothing it out as you go.

Continue to dot the glue and flaps over the wire, smoothing it out as you go.

Continue to dot the glue and flaps over the wire, smoothing it out as you go.

Step 9. Once the glue is complete on both ears fold the tops down and shape the edges, for a cute curious bunny ear effect.

Once the glue is complete on both ears fold the tops down and shape the edges, for a cute curious bunny ear effect.

Once the glue is complete on both ears fold the tops down and shape the edges, for a cute curious bunny ear effect.

Once the glue is complete on both ears fold the tops down and shape the edges, for a cute curious bunny ear effect.

Once the glue is complete on both ears fold the tops down and shape the edges, for a cute curious bunny ear effect.

Step 10. Attach the ears as is, or paint the inside with a bit of pale pink and white acrylic paint!

Attach the ears as is, or paint the inside with a bit of pale pink and white acrylic paint!

Attach the ears as is, or paint the inside with a bit of pale pink and white acrylic paint!

 

 

Final Step. Attach them to the wreath to complete the project!

KASE - Attach them to the wreath to complete the project!

Attach them to the wreath to complete the project!

 

I hope you enjoyed it!