Easter Bunny Banner + Pinspiration Friday

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Oooo, have I told you how much we love Pinterest lately?  It seems like every time I jump on there, I find a whole new world of inspiration and a whole new crafting to-do list!  Today, we did a bright and beautiful Easter Bunny Banner!  But first, you can also view this post at our NEW site!  Hop on over!

Easter Bunny Banner + Pinspiration Friday by My Paper Craze

From our {PINSPIRATION} list, we’ve done Hanging With My {PEEPS} T-Shirts and a Tutu Easter Basket, so let’s switch over to our handy-dandy Silhouette machine for a little paper crafting!

I created this colorful Easter banner for a friend of mine and it was {OH} so much fun to design!

First, find a few Easter egg cut files in the Silhouette Online Store.  And you know me, always looking for a deal!  If you look close, you will find a few files that include THREE egg designs instead of just ONE!

Second, locate the bunnies of your choice.  Again, I downloaded mine from the Silhouette Online Store (did I mention they are having a great sale on their Easter files?).

Easter Bunny Banner + Pinspiration Friday by My Paper Craze

Once you decide on the size of your banner, start cutting those eggs out, one by one.  Make sure you cut them all the same size (or close to it).  The back layer is a solid egg shape with no design.  If you don’t want to download it, simply use the offset feature in the Silhouette Studio and shrink it down to an exact fit.  You’ll glue the white background to the color egg design.

Next, you’ll cut out your lettering in a contrasting color.  I chose white, then outlined the very edge of my cardstock with a purple sharpie for definition.

Easter Bunny Banner + Pinspiration Friday by My Paper Craze

Once all of your eggs are assembled with the layers and lettering, think about putting a few embellishments on there for an extra special look.  I picked up some spring chipboard embellishments from the Dollar Tree, they’ve been in my stash for over a year, just dying to be used!

Easter Bunny Banner + Pinspiration Friday by My Paper Craze

The two final steps are to punch holes in the desired locations and string some twine or ribbon through!  I chose the top of the eggs and bunny ears so they would all hang down in a row.  It’s also a little more difficult to align the hole punches on the sides, just something to keep in mind.

Easter Bunny Banner + Pinspiration Friday by My Paper Craze

Don’t you just love all these bright colors?  Hop on over to our {Easter Crafts} board for more {PINSPIRATION} than you can stand!!  I’m sure you’ll find tons of projects to squeeze in before the Easter Bunny comes!

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11 thoughts on “Easter Bunny Banner + Pinspiration Friday

  1. Janis April 15, 2014 at 12:09 pm Reply

    Thank you for Linking Up at Pause Dream Enjoy. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!

    • mypapercraze April 15, 2014 at 2:31 pm Reply

      Thanks, Janis! We sure appreciate the feature! We’ll hop on over and pay you a visit!

  2. Lauren B. April 15, 2014 at 7:05 pm Reply

    SO cute! I pinned it! Found you through the SITS Easter link up! 😉

    • mypapercraze April 15, 2014 at 8:38 pm Reply

      Thanks, Lauren! So glad you decided to pay us a visit! Happy Easter!

  3. Robin Carroll April 16, 2014 at 2:36 pm Reply

    What an adorable banner!!! love the bright colors you used!!! fits our linky party great!!! Thank you for linking up with us for Tara’s linky party at Craftin Desert Diva’s We hope that you will join us again for the next linky party!

    CDD DT Robin

  4. Jessi Buehrle April 16, 2014 at 3:32 pm Reply

    Lovely banner! thanks for entering the linky party!

  5. Shawnee April 16, 2014 at 3:36 pm Reply

    This is such an adorable Easter banner. Thank you for joining us at Pause Dream Enjoy!!

    Blessings,
    Shawnee
    Pause Dream Enjoy DT

    • mypapercraze April 16, 2014 at 5:20 pm Reply

      Thanks, Shawnee! So glad you could stop by for a visit!

  6. betsywine April 22, 2014 at 1:26 pm Reply

    That really cute!! Thanks for sharing at Take it on Tuesday!!
    ~ Betsy @ Romance on a dime

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