This DIY Easter Sign is made from dollar store craft supplies… but looks amazing with modern home decor.
A couple weeks ago I shared 3 dollar store DIYs to do for spring over on YouTube and I totally snuck this one in there! You can find the video right here if you’re interested in seeing the rest… but if you just want this one, you’re in the right place! This DIY Easter sign is so cute on my mantel along with my modern decor- you might have spotted it with some different pieces in my spring home tour last week.
I love how simple this was to create and how fun it turned out with the pom pom tail but still neutral to suit my decor with that dusty olive coloured paint.
Today I’m sharing this DIY along with some of my wonderful blogging friends as part of the Seasonal Simplicities series and today is all about Easter DIYs! This is organized by my friend Krista from The Happy Housie, if you find yourself with some time on your hands, you should pop over to give her a big thanks for rounding us all up to do this!
Ready for the tutorial? Let’s do it! You’ll need these supplies, which are all from the dollar store.
- Wood Panel Canvas (craft section)
- Wooden Letters (craft section)
- Drawer/shelf liner or contact paper (kitchen section)
- Hot glue gun + glue (craft section)
- Paint and brush (craft section)
- Yarn (craft section)
- Pencil and scissors (hopefully you don’t need to shop for these ;P
The first thing you’ll do is draw your bunny silhouette onto the contact paper. If you don’t want to draw it yourself, I have a printable template in this post (which shows how to make a watercolour silhouette!). Cut that out and stick it onto your wood panel.
Next, let’s glue on our letters! I assumed I’d have enough letters with one pack to write whatever I like. But that is not the case! If you have a specific phrase in mind, buy two packs. With the limited options, I came up with ‘Easter Joy’… which I actually do like, but I wanted to mention this in case you’re planning to switch it up. I glued some letters on with a hot glue gun and did some with double sided tape. Both worked great.
Now it’s time to paint it all! Paint it ALLLLL. Get into all the little grooves on all sides of the letters and do all the edges of your canvas. When you’re painting over a stencil of any kind, make sure to drag your brush from on the stencil to off of it to prevent any paint bleed caused by pushing the paint towards the edge of the stencil.
Okay, I’ll admit, this paint was not from the dollar store. Any acrylic craft paint from the dollar store would do just fine but when I opened up my paint stash and spotted this Fusion Mineral Paints colour, I had to give it a go. It’s perfect for this project!
Peel back your stencil while the paint is still wet and get to making your pom pom tail! To make a pom pom, you can see this post here but it’s so simple. Just wrap yarn around three fingers until it’s so thick and your fingers are numb (only kind of joking), then slide it off and tie the yarn in the middle. Snip the loops on the ends to make a cute little pom pom! I hot glued this in place as well.
Ta-Da! Isn’t she cute? My daughter wants to make one for her bedroom now, how sweet would a little pink one of these be?This week I’m joined by some of my talented blogging friends who are also sharing their Easter projects, decor ideas, and crafts with you. Be sure to see what they are sharing by clinking the links below the images.
Easter Mantel Decor with Free Printable Easter Art at The Happy Housie Simple Easter Brunch Table at Finding Silver Pennies Spring Flower Pot Cakes at Satori Design for Living Dollar Store Wooden Box Centerpiece at Craftberry Bush
Free Easter Activity Booklet for Kids at The DIY Mommy Wood Slice Easter Craft for Kids at She Gave it a Go Free Printable Easter Banner at Happy Happy Nester DIY Easter Egg Salt and Pepper at Life is a Party Kid Friendly Easter Table at The Tattered Pew
Black & White Easter Vignette and Printable at Taryn Whiteaker Designs Easter Bunny Peg Dolls at Cassie Bustamante DIY Spring Artwork at Love Create Celebrate DIY Authentic Easter Eggs at Zevy Joy Modern Classic Easter Table at Cherished Bliss