DIY Easter Bunny Baskets and Planters Made From Plastic Bottles

Nothing says Easter like empty bottles.  No really.  Just wait until you add ears, whiskers, plants and maybe even a handle for a basket.  I’ve got 3 different ideas for Easter bunny bottles to share and not one but two how-to videos about making them.  Buckle in and grab a bottle, let’s get our bunny on!  Please note this post contains links to sites and blogs that I work with and am compensated by.

DIY recycled milk jug Easter bunny basket by Jennifer Perkins

First on the list is this cutie patootie made from a milk jug!  I thought why not add a handle and make this bad boy a full fledged Easter basket!  Pop over to HGTV and check out my post 10 Themed Easter baskets, including this one with a bunny theme!  Be sure to check out 15 Candy Free Themed Easter Baskets over on DIY Network.

More Easter bunny bottles on DIY This With Jennifer Perkins.  In this episode I’m sharing Easter baskets, hanging planters and even a bunny bottom complete with pompom tail – all from recycled plastic bottles.  Milk jugs, tiny water bottles and more can all easily be painted and transformed into fun Easter crafts.

DIY Easter bunny planter made from recycled bottles by Jennifer Perkins

Everything looks just that much cuter when it has a plant inside.  Make that plant a hanging basket and what is not to love?  Same concept as the other recycled bottle bunnies, but these dudes hang!  Make yourself a batch because they are way cute enough to leave up long after the Easter bunny leaves town!  Find the full how-to over on DIY Network.  Oh and be sure to check out this post on Jumbo Easter Egg Hanging Baskets and 10 Creative Ways to Turn an Easter Basket Into a Planter.

Over on the Treetopia blog I shared more ideas for recycled Easter bunny bottles.  Try adding dimension to the bunnies with pompom noses, pipe cleaner whiskers, googley eyes and more.  This is also a great project for the kids.  Did you catch the 5 Minute Easter Bunny Ornaments I also did for Treetopia?

How to recycle a water bottle into a bunny rabbit planter by Jennifer Perkins

So many bottles means so many bunny ideas!  Which one is your favorite so far?  I love how each style and size bottle creates a different bunny.  Not to mention you don’t have to stick with white rabbits and brown bunnies – branch out with gray or spots! P.S. Love this Faux Sugar Egg?  Me too.

3 Different ideas for recycling plastic bottles into Easter bunnies. Jennifer Perkins

Which one will you try first?  I can’t wait to make black cat versions for Halloween and I already have unicorn versions painted and cut out!  Almost any basic animal shape will work.  Keep me posted if you try any!


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