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Easter Bunny Wreath – Dollar Tree DIY

Learn how to make this cute Easter Bunny wreath with only a few items from Dollar Tree!

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Easter isn’t quite the same this year since we can’t really visit with family or friends. Some of us cannot even attend churches for Easter service this year.

Honestly, Easter hasn’t been the same since my Granny (dad’s mom) passed away.

Every year she had a huge basket of candy sitting out so all the kids could grab some as they came and went. She would fix a big lunch and everyone would gather in a huge circle to say grace before eating.

Times have changed so much and we must move forward, but the sweet memories we will cherish forever.

Easter bunny wreath

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Easter Bunny Wreath DIY

This Easter Bunny wreath was made using items from Dollar Tree and only cost me around $5 to make. I already had everything on hand so I didn’t have to fight the coronavirus at Dollar Tree.

Last year for Halloween I made a creepy hanging cage to put in my yard for decoration. The “cage” was made out of 2 plastic laundry baskets from Dollar Tree. I cut the top part of the baskets off and saved them for a future project. One of those basket tops is what I made this cute Easter Bunny wreath with!

What you need:

  • Plastic laundry basket
  • 3 bunches of flowers
  • Bunny decoration
  • Yarn (similar here)
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun and glue

What you do:

I started with this little bunny decoration that I got from Dollar Tree last year.

bunny decoration

The tinsel stuff kinda drives me crazy, so I removed all of that. It’s easy to remove because it’s just wrapped around the plastic piece and around little pegs that stick out around the edges.

Plastic bunny decoration

This yarn was in my yarn stash. It came in a bag of yarn that I bought a few years ago at a thrift store, so I have no idea if you can still purchase it. It’s called “eyelash yarn” and it’s super thin and super soft. The only places I could find that sell it is eBay or Etsy. (Similar yarn here)

Yarn for bunny

To make the bunny for my wreath, I just wrapped the yarn all around the plastic form until the entire bunny was covered. I had to wrap it several times in places to hide the pegs.

wrap the bunny with the yarn

Then, I added a little bow to the ear with a piece of ribbon.

add a bow to the ear

Now it’s time to start making the wreath. For this part, I removed the plastic pieces that were still hanging on to the top of the laundry basket.

top of laundry basket

These were easy to remove because most of them just popped right off when I bent them. For the ones that didn’t pop off, they were easy to cut with scissors.

Cut the pegs off the basket top

I glued the bunny onto the inside handle part of the basket. This piece had more space and the bunny fit perfectly on it.

glue the bunny to the handle

Next, I laid the flowers out around the wreath to see how I wanted to place them. Once I figured that out I started gluing them down with hot glue. I glued them to the inside of the ring that goes around the outside of the basket top. Hopefully, the picture makes more sense.

Glue the flowers on

I ended up using 3 bunches of flowers for this because that’s all I had on hand. To make the flowers go all the way around, I added the green leaves in between 2 sets of flowers. The pattern I used was 2 sets of flowers, then leaves, and so on until the circle was filled up.

You can use more flowers to make the Easter Bunny wreath look fuller.

glue the flowers to the Easter Bunny Wreath

After the flowers were all added and the glue was dry, I hung the wreath on my back door.

Easter Bunny Wreath
side view of Easter Bunny wreath
Easter Bunny

I hope you enjoyed this Easter Bunny wreath DIY! I also hope you have a wonderful and blessed Easter!

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Easter Bunny Wreath - Dollar Tree DIY

Before you go, make sure you check out these other great Easter DIY’s:

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Rustic Bunny Dollar Tree DIY

Michelle

Michelle is a stay-at-home homeschool mom who loves DIYs and living a frugal lifestyle.

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64 Comments

  1. I like that yarn for the bunny— I thought it was dried moss or something, not yarn!

    Liberty

    1. Thank you! After I covered it with yarn I thought it looked like moss, too! ๐Ÿ˜€

    1. Thank you so much!

  2. You’re so clever. This is amazing ๐Ÿ˜

    1. Thank you so much!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. I appreciated the reminder that I can easily remove the tinsel and use the frame with other fabrics or yarn! Adorable as always! Happy Easter to you and your family๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท!

    1. Thank you! I love giving dollar store items a new makeover. ๐Ÿ˜€ Happy Easter to you and yours as well!

  4. A mix of lovely and cute! Perfect! ๐Ÿ’•

    1. Thank you so much!!

  5. Super cute project, Michelle!! I love how you repurposed the basket and bunny and made such a sweet wreath!!

    1. Thank you so much! I love giving Dollar Tree items a makeover. ๐Ÿ˜€

  6. Such a cute project.

    1. Thank you so much!

  7. This is great! and thank you for reading my blogs a shoutout in your upcoming blogs would be of a great help.

    1. Thank you! And you’re welcome. I’ll share your posts on Twitter as well if that helps.

      1. Yes please do that and thanks a lot!

  8. Awwww so beautiful, love the color of the flowers it just looks so pretty. Great DIY Easter wreath. and I like how you did the bunny. Happy Easter <3

    1. Thank you so much! I’m glad you liked it. I hope you have a wonderful Easter! ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. OMG this bunny is sooooo cute ๐Ÿ’• Camilla

    1. Thank you so much!

  10. This is so pretty Michelle! I swear you find the best stuff at the Dollar Tree that I never even notice. The bunny you created is super cute too. I love the texture. I know our Easter won’t be the same this year but I’m hopeful we can make it as special as what our Grannys would have ๐Ÿ™‚ Hugs, CoCo

    1. Thank you so much! I’ll be so happy when I can shop at Dollar Tree again. ๐Ÿ˜€ I think we can make Easter special this year, too, just like our Grannys. Thank you for your positive outlook. ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Such a pretty DIY <3

    1. Thank you so much!

  12. This is so cute! We are temporarily staying with my parents and they wonโ€™t let me leave the house so I will have to order the supplies ๐Ÿ™‚ I mean, I wouldnโ€™t go running around anyhow but you know – they scold me;)

    1. Thank you!! I’m glad you have somewhere to stay! It doesn’t matter how old you are, if you’re living under your parents’ roof then you have to abide by their rules! ๐Ÿ˜€ My daddy always says that! haha

  13. Michelle, this is just darling!

    1. Thank you so much!!

  14. Creative & cute!! ๐Ÿ˜€

    1. Thank you so much!!

  15. Very pretty! So clever to use a laundry basket rim for a wreath form. Pinned.

    1. Thank you so much! I couldn’t wait to find another project to use that for and I’m glad it finally came to me. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you for pinning!

  16. I love the pops of color this adds to the door! What a sweet DIY, Michelle. I especially love the eyelash yarn material. It’s different and unique which is always a win in my book!

    The sweet memories you have of your Granny really warmed my heart, I must admit. Praying you and your family are able to make some special Easter memories, even if they are different this year. Maybe you could start a new tradition right in your home?

    1. Thank you so much! I was happy to find the eyelash yarn in the thrifted yarn bag in my stash. ๐Ÿ™‚
      I like the idea of starting a new Easter tradition. Since all the grandparents have passed away this will be a great way to celebrate from now on. I hope you have a wonderful Easter!!

  17. Super, super cute! Despite everything going on, I hope you and your family still manage to have a lovely Easter โค๏ธ.

    1. Thank you so much! I hope you the same for you and yours! โค๏ธ

    1. Thank you so much!!

  18. Your DIY posts are filled with exact details and easy-to-follow instructions. The sequence of photos is helpful as well. You are right about this Easter bring radically different without the presence of family.

    1. Thank you for your feedback! I really appreciate that! I always wonder if my instructions are easy to follow. I hope you have a blessed Easter despite the circumstances!

  19. This wreath looks great!

    1. Thank you so much!!

  20. Love this! Thanks for sharing. Happy Easter.

    1. Thank you so much!!!

  21. I absolutely luv that little Easter bunny. So creative๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป Thank you for joining us over at our new link party Charming Homes & Gardens๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ

    1. Thank you so much! And thank you for visiting! ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. What a beautiful wreath! I love how you created the cute bunny. Happy Easter to you and your family!

    1. Thank you so much! I hope you and your family have a blessed Easter!

  23. So cute Michelle, and for $5 bucks, you can’t beat it! The bunny does look like moss! ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Thank you so much! I thought it did, too after I covered it with the yarn. It’s a lot softer, though! ๐Ÿ˜€

  24. Very nice! I think the bunny could even be a stand-alone decoration on its own. <3

    1. Thank you! That’s a great idea! It would look really cute sitting with other Easter decor, too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  25. Adorable wreath! I love the lavender blossoms and bunny! ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Thank you so much!!

  26. aimsysantics says:

    Oh, this has turned out fab! Love it! Really want to have a go at makign some form of spring themed wreath, so thank you for the inspiration!

    Aimsy xoxo
    Aimsyโ€™s Antics

    1. Thank you so much! I’m happy this inspired you to make your own wreath! ๐Ÿ™‚

  27. Hey Michelle, I have been busy with our grandbaby that I am just getting over to see what you have been up too.

    I love this wreath. Looks wonderful. Thanks for the tutorial. Happy Monday.

    1. I completely understand! I would want to spend all my time with that adorable baby, too! ๐Ÿ˜€
      Thank you so much!

  28. This is so cute! Love the colors!! Thanks for sharing at Charming Homes and Gardens!

    1. Thank you so much!!

  29. All of them are so nice!!!

    1. Thank you so much!

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