Fearless Friday, Black & White Checked Bunnies & Eggs

 

Today we are going to paint bunnies

 

Florabunny

 

 

But not on paper

 

Rosie the Rabbit

 

 

Actual bunnies!

 

 

 

 

How sweet are these??

 

 

 

 

Inspired by Etsy and MacKenzie Childs

 

 

 

I started with a trip to Hobby Lobby and found 2 sweet wood bunnies and a shiny white egg

My gray bunny was $14 compared to the similar size Etsy bunny which is $74

My brown bunny with a bloom was $9 compared to MKC’s Radish Rabbit which is $98

My egg was $4.25 compared to MKC’s similar large stand alone egg at $48

 

 

 

 

White paint for the gray bunny and the brown bunny’s belly and paws

 

 

 

a green vest

 

 

 

 

A spring blue coat

 

 

 

Courtly Checked pants

 

 

 

 

For the checks, use a square flat brush and choose a start point.  Make a row skipping a space after every black check.  Next paint a row to the side, alternating the checks to form the black and white check pattern

 

 

 

 

Dots on his forehead and a dab of pink on his nose and toes

 

 

 

 

 A checked ribbon bow tie

 

 

 

 

The brown bunny with the bloom was inspired by the MKC Radish Rabbit

 

 

 

 

He got a shiny black coat, a pretty pink and green tulip, pink cheeks and polka dot ears and a checked bow tie

 

 

 

 

This very shiny white egg is flat on the bottom so it can stand

 

 

 

 

I started with black checks down the center

 

 

 

 

I did four rows of checks on 2 opposite sides

 

 

 

The other sides got simple 3 stroke flowers

Load a small round {#4 or#6} brush with paint and make a short quick stroke

load brush again and make another stroke next to the first

but in a slightly different direction and repeat again for the final stroke

Practice on a sheet of paper to get the feel of it

 

 

 

 

The green stems are done with a liner brush

Load brush with paint and make a short stroke down

going from the base of the flower petals in a slight curve

and ending in a point

Reload brush and stroke up and out from the middle of the stem

Dabs of aqua were added with a small flat rectangle brush

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These will be starring in an Easter tablescape soon!

 

 

 

Be Fearless and transform something!

🎨 🎨 🎨

I used several types of acrylic paint that I had on hand for these crafts

Rosie the Rabbit is available in my Society 6 Shop here on a pillow and many other items

 

I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Meal Plan Monday  Dishing it & Digging it,   Between Naps on the Porch,

Merry Monday   Make it Pretty Monday    Celebrate and Decorate,

Tasty Tuesday   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters 

Weekend Potluck   Sweet Inspirations   Happiness is Homemade

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53 Responses to “Fearless Friday, Black & White Checked Bunnies & Eggs”
  1. Cuteness overload and oh so clever Jenna!

    Dr. Johanne Lamarche

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  2. debra cantales says:

    Wonderful tutorial Jenna! The rabbits will be the star of your Easter tablescape!

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  3. Oh Jenna, your painted bunnies and egg are too cute! I can’t wait to see them starring in a tablescape! You are the queen of fearless!

    It rained here all last night, hopefully washed away all the pollen. Happy weekend!

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  4. lulu says:

    I love your bunnies! Your creativity never ceases to amaze, and I look forward always to what happens next.

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  5. Jodi says:

    so many beautiful jenna bunnies! Love them all!

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  6. Kari says:

    Jenna I am so excited about your painting rabbits and eggs. I want to do that so bad. I’m going to run out to Hobby lobby, which is no easy feat because it’s about 30 minutes away and these days, if it isn’t five minutes away I consider it a day trip. LOL anyway, I’m going to check this out and try it. Or maybe I’ll just buy the ones in your Society 6 shop. Thanks my friend For your inspiration.

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  7. Ricki Treleaven says:

    These are so colorful and fun! I bet the grands will love them!

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  8. Joan says:

    Great Job. So cute.
    Joan

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  9. Marilyn says:

    Wonderful work. Very nice.
    Marilyn

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  10. Marion says:

    What a lovely and cite display of all your work.
    Marion

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  11. pattyanneart says:

    They are fabulous, Jenna!!
    🐰💗😊

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  12. thefrenchhutch says:

    Jenna, your bunnies are darling! I’m sure this was a fun project with the flowers, dots and checks Looking forward to seeing them in your tablescape. Happy weekend…….

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  13. Just adorable!! Especially like the egg!!

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  14. Jill Kuhn says:

    Wow!! Love, LOVE your bunnies and the egg too! ❤️🌸💕 Just adorable, Jenna! 🌷

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  15. These are just darling, Jenna — and you inspired me to hit the basement and see if I had any plain wooden bunnies I might like to foof up. I don’t know if I’ll end up with time this year, but I hope so!

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  16. Karen says:

    You are so clever using MKC’s items as inspiration…you Easter table will be so nice, I’m sure.

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  17. Sarah Anderson says:

    Jenna, you know I;m smiling big! These bunnies are adorable, and the egg is spring perfection. I have my assortment of Easter needlepoint eggs and bunnies on the buffet with a few other eggs and bunnies in the mix. I’m eager to see your tablescape staring these new cuties! Happy weekend!

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    • Oh I can’t wait to see! Thanks Sarah, I’m trying not to think about Debbie at the warehouse sale buying everything up! I did have a lot of fun painting these things, I’m going to do a knock off pitcher next!

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  18. Gail says:

    What a fabulous job in painting these bunnies, Jenna! I’ve always admired MKC’s design patterns and thought about trying to paint some using purple. Lol! They have expanded their line so much using their signature design in so many different ways. You have definitely inspired me to paint something, too!

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    • Thanks Gail, I love MKC things but they are so pricey!! I also did a knock off of one of their artificial flower swags that I’m going to post next week. Thanks for stopping by and sorry for the confusion earlier 🙂

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  19. Benita says:

    Your paintings are gorgeous and those black/white checked bunnies are just perfect! I love that you share your awesome talents with us and show us how we can replicate some of your creations! Happy Sunday! Hugs!

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  20. Mary says:

    Adorable Jenna! Your bunny is the vest looks ready for a Mad Tea Party! ♥

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  21. marilyn1998 says:

    Thank you for sharing at #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Pinned and shared.

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  22. marilyn1998 says:

    Congratulations! Your post was my feature pick at #ThursdayFavoriteThings this week. Visit me at https://www.marilynstreats.com on thursday morning to see your feature! All hosts choose their own features from the comments left on their blog so be sure to return to my blog to see your feature. I invite you to leave more links to be shared and commented upon. Please don’t forget to add your link numbers or post title so we can be sure to visit!

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  23. Julie says:

    Hi Jenna, I just love these pretty bunnies and the egg that looks like MacKenzie Childs. You did a great job and thanks for the tutorial on how to paint them! Looks like you are already for Easter.
    Enjoy the weekend.
    Julie

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  24. Benita says:

    Jenna, I wanted to let you know I will be featuring your post on Monday, 7:00 pm CST at Celebrate Your Story! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talents! Hugs!

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