Sunday, 10 April 2011

EaStEr BuNnIeS

I finally finished my 2 Easter bunnies to go on eBay today. I made them weeks ago and got carried away with other projects and delayed finishing them. Made the effort yesterday and  after my other half takes some spectacular photos, lol, they'll go on tonight. I'm rubbish at photo taking, I may have mentioned this before. I get so excited that I've finished something and rush to take a photo, usually with camera from phone, and when I load them onto pc is when I notice that I have got strange things in background. You'll see anyway, lol, as today I have incorporated the house phone, cordless mouse, stereo and a tube of lip gloss, oh dear me. On the other hand, Jerry, my partner, does a great job and sets the subjects up beautifully and doesn't get household objects involved in the photos !!
The bunnies were made from a Sweet Meadows Farm pattern and I used some scraps of vintage lace for a collar that I raided from my Mum's stash. I painted the bodies with acrylic pant and sanded it down to soften it up a bit. The painting process started out reasonably OK but then I did get covered in coffee coloured paint before I'd even finished the first one ! Then was the drying dilemma. I really should think things through before I start them as I ended up "hanging" poor bunnies from a small home made line in my kitchen.
New bear is finished too and his photos will go on later, as will a photo of the gift for naming him.



7 comments:

Mary Ann said...

Very cute. I always blame the camera when my photos don't work out...:)

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

They are so precious! I love them! ♥

Hillcresthome Prims said...

I LOVE the Mr. & Mrs.Bunny!! I wen tdown to all you post and I LOVE everything, You are one talented gal!!!!!!
I hope you stop by my blog, I love new follower's and I will be back!
Craft Blessinga,
Tricia

Hillcresthome Prims said...

Oh I also joined, I want to see more creations!!!
Huga Tricia

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

Hi There, Thank You for your follow today. And I luv the faces of the bunnies. I just sighned us up as one of your new followers today also. Have a great weekend.....Julian

The Moonlit Stitch said...

Your bunnies turned out wonderful! ~*~Lisa

teddy bears Marin to Venice said...

I love rabbit, is FANTASTIC !!!!!!

grazie per essere mia nuova sostenitrice.
Rosarita
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