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Easter Bunnies and Chicks Parade

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Create a whimsical parade of Easter bunnies and chicks with the help of terra cotta pots in various sizes. Place along the fireplace mantel for cute Easter decoration.

Easter Bunnies and Chicks Parade


Materials:

DecoArt Products Required
Patio Paint

  • DCP14 - Cloud White
  • DCP21 - Wrought Iron Black
  • DCP25 - Citrus Green
  • DCP27 - Red Pepper
  • DCP28 - Fiesta Yellow
  • DCP29 - Petunia Purple
  • DCP33 - Hydrangea Blue
  • DCP36 - Tiger Lily Orange
  • DCP37 - Blue Bell
  • DCP41 - Carnation Pink

DecoArt Brushes

  • DS23 - Easy Cling Brush (3)

Supplies

  • Brushes - Loew-Cornell, Royal or Eagle - 1 Liner
  • Supplies - Brush basin, palette, paper towels, covered wire, sheer pink ribbon, fun foam, glue gun & glue sticks, sponge
  • Terra Cotta Pots in Assorted Sizes
  • Assorted Wooden Circles, Balls & Beads


Instructions:


Preparation - Cut bunny ears of varying sizes from fun foam.

Painting Instructions

4", 3" & 2-1/2" BUNNIES

  1. For 4" bunny, use sponge to paint pot, wooden bead and ears Hydrangea Blue.
  2. When dry, use sponge to paint Cloud White over Hydrangea Blue. Add extra Cloud White in face area.
  3. Dip tip of brush handle in Hydrangea Blue for eyes, Carnation Pink for nose. Add Carnation Pink for cheeks with pouncer.
  4. Glue bead onto pot.
  5. Paint covered wire whiskers Hydrangea Blue. Glue onto face.
  6. For inside of ears, apply Carnation Pink with pouncer.
  7. Glue ears to top of head.
  8. Repeat Steps 1-7 for 3" and 2-1/2" pots, using smaller beads and replacing Hydrangea Blue with Petunia Purple for the 3" pot and Blue Bell for the 2-1/2" pot.

2" & 1" BUNNIES

  1. Follow Steps 1-3 for 4" pot, using Cloud White for first coat and Hydrangea Blue or Carnation Pink for second coat.
  2. Add Wrought Iron Black eyes and mouth, Cloud White cheeks and Red Pepper nose.
  3. Glue head onto bunny body and ears onto top of head.

DUCKS

  1. Follow Steps 1-3 for 4" pot, using Cloud White as first coat and Fiesta Yellow as second coat.
  2. Add Wrought Iron Black eyes and Tiger Lily Orange beaks.
  3. Cut heart-shaped wings from fun foam. Use pouncer to paint wings first with Cloud White, then Fiesta Yellow. Glue to sides of pots.
  4. Cut out feet from fun foam. Use pouncers to paint Tiger Lily Orange with Wrought Iron Black lines to divide toes. Glue feet to pot rim.
  5. Use Petunia Purple for apron; dot with Carnation Pink.
  6. Tie small bows with ribbon. Glue to heads of ducks and small bunnies.

BASKETS

  1. Paint 1" & 2" pots Petunia Purple and 1" pot Carnation Pink. Paint 2 pieces of covered wire Carnation Pink and 1 piece Petunia Purple.
  2. Glue wire to insides of pots to form handles.
  3. Paint jelly beans around rims, using Tiger Lily Orange, Petunia Purple, Fiesta Yellow and Citrus Green. Use liner to outline jelly beans on 2" pots with Wrought Iron Black.

 

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