Easter bunny jars tutorial

Hobbycraft's Easter bunny jars tutorial is now up on the Mollie Makes blog! Get ready for Easter early this year and make yours today.

easter jars

These bunny jars by Hobbycraft aren’t just adorable, they’re also ideal for storing all the chocolate eggs and sweets that will inevitably fill your kitchen cupboards come Easter. Plus, they’re a unique way to bring spring to life in your home, and lots of fun to make.

You could even take things a step further and decorate a selection of jar sizes to create a gorgeous family of bunnies.

All you need is a couple of craft essentials and a few Hobbycraft supplies. If you take a look online or pop into your nearest Hobbycraft store, you’ll discover an amazing selection of crafty bits and pieces to get creative with all your DIY projects.

How to make Easter jars

easter jars materials

You will need:

Craft essentials

Hobbycraft supplies

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You Will Need

  • Glass jars
  • Paper
  • glue gun

Total time:

Step 1

easter jars step 1

Start by making the bunny ears and nose for your treat jar. On a foam sheet, draw around an ear shape. Repeat to make the other ear.

Step 2

easter jars step 2

Draw a nose shape onto the same piece of foam as the ears.

Step 3

easter jars step 3

Using scissors, cut out the ears and the nose. Make sure to cut two small lines at the bottom of each ear, so you can fold it later.

Step 4

easter jars step 4

Using a different colour foam, draw around a smaller ear shape, and repeat, before cutting both shapes out.

 

Step 5

easter jars step 5

Using the tacky glue, stick one of the smaller foam ear shapes into the centre of one of the larger foam ear shapes, and then repeat to create the second ear.

Step 6

easter jars step 6

Take the craft jar lid and, using the hot glue gun, stick one of the faux flowers onto it. Repeat with another flower and a bit of foliage, making sure they’re all facing the same direction and there’s enough space for the ears to be glued behind them.

Step 7

easter jars step 7

Now fold the bottom of an ear so it can be glued onto the jar. To do this, take the two outer flaps and fold them so one is on top of the other, then stick together. Repeat for the second ear.

Step 8

easter jars step 8

Stick the flat bottom of one of the ears onto the jar lid behind the flowers, holding it in place until the glue dries and it can stand up. Repeat with the other ear.

Step 9

easter jars step 9

Next, using the hot glue gun again, stick the nose onto the jar.

Step 10

easter jars step 10

Finally, using the permanent marker pen, draw a pair of eyes above the nose along with a few whiskers either side of it.

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To finish off, fill your bunny jar with lots of yummy Easter treats and enjoy! For more Easter projects click here.

Make Easter extra special 

Want to personalise your Easter egg hunt or create a special Easter centrepiece for your table? Hobbycraft has lots of fun Easter craft projects to inspire you, plus everything you need to create them. Head over to hobbycraft.co.uk/easter for more details

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