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Project

Crepe Paper Surprise Bunny

This is far from a hare-brained scheme for party favors: As kids unravel the tightly wound crepe paper strips, they reveal several little trinkets and presents.

Introduction

Resources: Detail scissors, by Martha Stewart Crafts, michaels.com.

Materials

  • Fold of crepe paper
  • Trinkets
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Tissue or construction paper
  • Clear-drying glue
  • Cupcake paper
  • Bunny template

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Print bunny template. Using template, cut 2 bunny ears from fold. Cut the rest of the sheet crosswise into 3/4-inch strips.

  2. Step 2

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    Wrap 1 strip around a trinket, creating a ball. (Hot-glue ends of paper together as needed.) Add a trinket every few layers. Continue until head is the size of a tennis ball.

  3. Step 3

    Cinch paper at the bottom, and glue ears to ball with hot-glue gun. Cut lashes and nose from tissue paper, and glue in place with clear glue.

  4. Step 4

    Snip away center of cupcake liner so head nestles in it. Cut fluted part to create collar.

Reviews (1)

  • kathyclark352 20 Mar, 2013

    i love those decorations. i am going to make some for easter! have a great day! i watch martha all the time!