DIY: Easter Bunny Bottle

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I am so excited to show you my Easter Bunny Bottles. Aren’t they just ADORABLE?!

I know I’ve shown you re-purposed bottles in the past. I also did an Easter bunny project last week. But, I couldn’t resist sharing this with you.

A water bottle + a cupcake liner + bunny ears = Oh-So-Cute Easter Bunny Bottles!

There are so many things you could do with these Easter Bunny Bottles. For example, you can make it into a craft activity for the kids.

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Give as gifts or put them in your child’s Easter basket.

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Leave the water inside and serve them at a kids Easter or spring party.

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Display as part of your Spring décor.

Did you notice there are three bunny bottles in most of the pictures in this post?!? I happen to have 3 kids. Well, my kiddos saw me making these and I decided to give them the bunnies now. Think of it as an early Easter gift. :)

Would you like to make some cute Easter Bunny Bottles?! It’s easy. I even include FREE printables for the bunny ears and hands at the end of this post. All you need is a water bottle, cupcake liners, glue, and a Sharpie pen. But here’s all the materials I used:

Water bottles (8oz), cupcake liners, Sharpie pen, ribbon, scissors, glue, tape, googly eyes, small cotton balls, bunny ears and hands printables, and printer paper.

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Here’s my Easter Bunny Bottle Tutorial:

First I cut out bunny ears from the printable (get the printable at end of this post).

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I drew a bunny face on a water bottle with a black Sharpie pen. I drew the nose first, then mouth and whiskers. I glued the googly eyes on last. I then put jelly beans into the empty and dry water bottle. Next I placed a cupcake liner upside down on top of the bottle cap.

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Center and then scrunch the cupcake liner around the bottle cap’s sides (as shown below). YAY…The bunny now has a cute hat!

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I then cut a slit on the top of the hat (slightly smaller than an inch). I folded the bunny ears (see pic below) and stuck in through the slit of the hat. Inside of the hat, I placed a piece of tape to secure bunny ears.

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I decided to glue on a ribbon bow to fancy it up a bit. I then glued the hat to the bottle cap. I also cut out a bunny hands sign (get printable at end of this post) and glued it to the bottle.

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(NOTE: I used a glue gun for everything except the bunny hand sign. For that I used a glue stick.)

Oh and don’t forget the bunny’s tail. I used a small cotton ball.

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Let’s see them again in an Easter basket! So SWEET!!

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Want a FREE printable of the bunny ears and the hands with the “Happy Easter” sign?! Click on the links below.
Bottle-Cap Bunny Ears
Bunny Hands Happy Easter

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See our other kid-friendly projects made with googly/wiggle eyes:

(I’m linking up to I’m Lovin’ It, Weekend Wrap Up Party, Sunday Showcase Party, Made By You Monday, Tip Me Tuesday, Tutorials & Tips Tuesdays, and The Frugal Girls!)

Comments

  1. Thank you so much for the cute project.

  2. These are the CUTEST water bottles I’ve ever seen ~ I love them!! :) Thanks so much for sharing!

  3. Amanda W says:

    Love this! SO cute! TFS!

  4. so cute! I just made one right now using a clear coffee creamer bottle… I need one more bag of jelly beans to fill it up (it’s a large bottle) My son will love this bunny :D

  5. Krissy W. says:

    These are soooo cute!!! They’d make adorable favors for my son’s daycare class :-) Thanks for the great idea & the free printables to go along with it.

  6. Absolutely adorable! Off to buy some bottled water to make those with my granddaughters next week!

  7. I’m hosting our playgroup’s Easter party and was trying to come up with a cute craft. Perfect! Thank you so much!

  8. cute I think im going try them with coffee creamer bottles I made snowman with them at christmas and they turned out cute and you have a bigger opening for treats.

  9. A friend/neighbor of mine is having a bunny themed party so this looks like a great craft to make, I’m forwarding it to her. I have Rishi’s party and if I wasn’t so stuck on trains, this would be fun to do for his party as well, I might still do it if I have time. Thanks Debs!

  10. Looked every where for cute cupcake liners, no luck. Will have to go to plan B. They are too cute to miss. Thank you for the idea and printables.

  11. Thanks everyone! I hope everyone has fun making these!

    Hi Ameeta – Thanks for forwarding to your friend.

    Marie B – FYI – The cupcake liners are from Michaels. I first spotted them in the Easter section but they are also in the regular cake baking supply aisle.

    • Can anyone tell me a quick easy way to get the glue off the bottle after removing the label?

      • Hi Shirly – I usually soak bottles in warm soap water which removes labels easily and most of the glue. For the tough sticky spots, I use Goo Gone.

  12. LOVE this! So so cute (and clever)

  13. These are aborable!! Thanks for sharing!! I can’t wait to make some.

  14. Oh my gosh… these are freaking adorable… We will be handing out a few of these this Easter I think! so creative!

  15. Adorable. Creative. Genius.

    I am having a spring craft linky party and giveaway on my blog this Friday. I would love for you to showcase this wonderful project.

    Details are on my blog today.

  16. Oh yeah! These are going in Easter baskets!! So frugal, soooo adorable! Love.

  17. These are adorable! Would love for you to share at my linky party if you get the time…
    http://kraftykat76.blogspot.com/2011/04/gettin-krafty-with-it_11.html

  18. What a great idea!! These are so sweet and my kids would LOVE them! Thanks for sharing!

  19. I’d love for you to come link this up at my Tuesday Time Out Linky Party! The link is below!
    Smiles,
    Melanie
    Reasons To Skip The Housework
    Tuesday Time Out Link Up Party

  20. Olá!
    Sou brasileira e não falo ingles,mas não podia deixar de lhe dá os parabéns por essa criatividade, eu adorei…
    Vou fazer e presentear as pessoas que eu amo.
    Um abraço, Keylla.

  21. This is a terrific project and would make cute treats for my son’s 3rd grade class. I’m linking back to this tutorial on my blog kreationsdonebyhand.blogspot.com. Thanks for sharing!!

  22. Michelle B says:

    I love these! I am making 24 of them for my son’s preschool class!!

  23. What an adorable project! What size or brand water bottles did you use? Are these the little ones? Not sure I have seen this shape before.
    Thanks for sharing!!

  24. Hi Ande – The water bottles are Deer Park. They are the little ones which are the 8oz. size. HTH.

    • Jennifer Borja says:

      Absolutely loved the Easter bottle craft! I am doing this craft with the Seniors this saturday!! Wish me luck
      Jenn

  25. Mollie Rosenblum Hughes says:

    I cannot wait to make these for my boys! I’m headed to get the things I need right now! Thanks so much for sharing this cute idea! My boys are going to love it….well, at least my youngest one will. :)

  26. Thanks for sharing such a fun idea. I had to make some of these for our Easter party this weekend. I made mine out of milk bottles and posted on my blog today. I gave credit to you and sent several links back. I hope that’s okay. Thanks again!

  27. So Adorable!!

    I would love it if you would link it up to our What I Made Wednesday Linky Party!!

    Also, stop in for a chance to win our 100 Follower Giveaway {{Beaded Watch & Hobby Lobby Gift Card}}

    Alisa
    Sweet Peas and Bumblebees
    sweetpeasandbb.blogspot.com

  28. These were a hit. I have 4kids. 6yr,5yr,4yr and 2yrs and they woke up to four cute bottle bunnies made just for them. you have great ideas and I used to love to craft and you bring the best of savings and crafting together!!!!

    • Hi Mia – So glad these were a hit with your kids. That makes me smile :) Thanks also for your compliment. I do love both savings and crafting!

  29. patrícia says:

    Parabens pela iniciativa, o trabalho está muito bem conseguido, tal como o site .

  30. Odorei a idéia, pode ser usada com as crianças da escolinha. AMMMMEI !!!!!!

  31. Odorei a idéia, pode ser usada com as crianças da escolinha. AMMMMEI !!!!!!

  32. Nanci Alves says:

    Lindo , maravilhoso!Parabéns pela criatividade!Adorei e compartilhei no Face!Bjos.

  33. MEUS AMORES AMEI ESTAVA PROCURANDO MESMO UM ENFEITE PRA PASCOA ACHEI ESSE AMEI VOU FAZER MUITO OBRIGADO MIL BJOSSS E UM FORTE ABRAÇO PRA TODOS. OBRIGADO O MUNDO PRECISA DE PESSOAS COMO VOCÊS PRA SER MULTIPLICADORAS .BJOS

  34. These would be a great name tag/treat idea for my Easter table.

  35. Ariadna Boyd says:

    muy bella e ingeniosa idea felicidades

  36. Thank you so much!! My Grandbabies will love getting these!!

  37. Debbie, thanks for the info. these are sooooo cute

  38. Dorinda Selke says:

    Thanks so much for this adorable idea – I can’t wait to make one for my granddaughter’s Easter basket !

  39. pam johnson says:

    I glued a cotton ball on the back for a tail!

  40. pam johnson says:

    were is the pattern for the ears and paws?

  41. Thank You for this fun/easier project!! I did it with my son. We made one for everyone in his pre-school class!! We had a great time doing it also! Thanks

    • Hi Necole – You’re welcome! Thanks for sharing how you made some with your son. Hope everyone enjoys them.

  42. sandra cabero says:

    me encanto,muchas gracias por la engniosa ideaa!!!!1

  43. I wanted to thank you for providing such a cute DIY project. My family enjoyed sitting around out table making these. Thank you for helping our family time come off with many smiles.
    God Bless you. I added the finished project to my blogspot feel free to pop in and see them.
    again thank you very much :)

  44. Hi Cat – You are very welcome! Your comment made me smile. :) Thanks for sharing with us how your family made these. I checked out your post. Your bunny bottles look great!

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