How to Craft a Shabby Bunny Bowl

Celebrate National Craft Month with Ben Franklin Crafts - Oconomowoc! Transform a block of PaperClay into a bunny shaped dish to hold trinkets or a very special Easter egg.

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How to Craft a Shabby Bunny Bowl
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These are the supplies you will need to make your Shabby Bunny Bowl.

These are the supplies you will need to make your Shabby Bunny Bowl.

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Make the bunny bowl by following this awesome tutorial at AliceandLois.com: http://aliceandlois.com/bunny-clay-bowls/, but don't paint the bowl or add the face. Cover your work surface with newspaper.

Make the bunny bowl by following this awesome tutorial at AliceandLois.com: aliceandlois.com/bunny-clay-b…, but don't paint the bowl or add the face. Cover your work surface with newspaper.

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After sanding the edges, draw ears & face with the Emboss It Pen. TIP: Only draw 1 item at a time, sprinkle on embossing powder, remove excess, then repeat this process for the remaining features.

After sanding the edges, draw ears & face with the Emboss It Pen. TIP: Only draw 1 item at a time, sprinkle on embossing powder, remove excess, then repeat this process for the remaining features.

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Sprinkle embossing powder over features you have drawn.

Sprinkle embossing powder over features you have drawn.

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Tap off excess embossing powder.

Tap off excess embossing powder.

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Continue drawing features and adding embossing powder one item at a time until you are satisfied with the bunny's face.

Continue drawing features and adding embossing powder one item at a time until you are satisfied with the bunny's face.

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GROWN UP HELP REQUIRED: Use your heat gun to melt the embossing powder. Keep the bowl on a heat resistant surface during this step to avoid burning your fingers.

GROWN UP HELP REQUIRED: Use your heat gun to melt the embossing powder. Keep the bowl on a heat resistant surface during this step to avoid burning your fingers.

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Put a little bit of green and blue paint side by side in your paint cup.

Put a little bit of green and blue paint side by side in your paint cup.

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With the pompon clipped into the clothespin, gently dip into the paint.

With the pompon clipped into the clothespin, gently dip into the paint.

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Before adding paint to the bowl, remove some of the excess paint by tapping it in your newspaper covered work surface.

Before adding paint to the bowl, remove some of the excess paint by tapping it in your newspaper covered work surface.

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Add paint by tapping the pompon randomly on the bowl.

Add paint by tapping the pompon randomly on the bowl.

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Wipe off any paint that stuck to the gold embossed areas with a baby wipe or wet paper towel.

Wipe off any paint that stuck to the gold embossed areas with a baby wipe or wet paper towel.

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Paint the ear areas pink. Let bowl dry. GROWNUP HELP REQUIRED: Spray with an acrylic fixative if desired in a well-ventilated area.

Paint the ear areas pink. Let bowl dry. GROWNUP HELP REQUIRED: Spray with an acrylic fixative if desired in a well-ventilated area.

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Use glue to attach flowers under one of the ears. Your bunny is ready to use! REMINDER: The bowl is not food or dishwater safe. It will work great for holding small items or a special Easter egg!

Use glue to attach flowers under one of the ears. Your bunny is ready to use! REMINDER: The bowl is not food or dishwater safe. It will work great for holding small items or a special Easter egg!

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We hope you enjoyed this National Craft Month Project! Please post a photo of your Shabby Bunny Bowl to our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ben-Franklin-Crafts/333747557922

We hope you enjoyed this National Craft Month Project! Please post a photo of your Shabby Bunny Bowl to our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/Ben-Fr…

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