DIY Easter Bunny Nest

Make your own Easter bunny nest with elements that include faux eucalyptus, carrot bunches, berries, and of course a bunny!

bunny nest spring decor on coffee table

In my never-ending quest to renew and refresh what I already have, I’ve updated my DIY Easter bunny nest. This bunny nest concept first appeared on the blog back in 2013, and with each new version, I’ve loved it more. It’s been a few years since it appeared in my spring decor, so I felt it was high time to bring it back!

whimsical bunny nest in round bowl

Use What You Have

This is one of those quick projects where you can and should use what you have on hand. Gather together your favorite bowl, basket, or tray, and any small spring accessories you have in your stash. Any kind of bunny and greenery can be used.

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bunny nest assembly bowl with riser in middle (1)

Easter Bunny Nest Assembly

1.) Begin with a bowl, basket, or tray.
2.) Add a riser of some sort, in the middle, so the bunny sticks up and out of the nest. I used a clear glass container turned upside-down.
3.) If desired, cover the riser with Spanish moss. Since my riser was clear, I opted to skip this step.

bunny nest assembly add greenery


4.) Between the riser and the edge of the bowl, basket, or tray, tuck in whatever kind of greenery you have on hand. I used my favorite eucalyptus garland. (You may need to trim your garland to fit around the bunny.)
5.) Place your bunny in the center of the nest, on top of the riser. (Get the whimsical bunny with carrot, or a real-life bunny.)
6.) Add carrot bunches, green berries, blueberries, faux eggs, or spring faux flowers.

bunny nest assembly greenery berries bunny in middle

More Bunny Decorating Ideas

  1. To create a wreath for your front door, begin with a grapevine wreath and add faux greenery, pastel-colored flowers, bunnies, a nest with eggs, or berries.
  2. Make or purchase banners featuring bunny shapes or prints to hang across doorways or mantels. There is a “Happy Easter” banner featuring bunnies included in this free offer for Easter printables.
  3. Arrange a cute and easy seasonal centerpiece for your dining table or coffee table using a basket or bowl filled with faux Easter eggs, faux grass, nests, and bunny figurines.
  4. Use bunny-themed plates, cups, and napkins to add a whimsical touch to your Easter table settings.
  5. Bake or buy bunny-shaped cookies, cupcakes, or chocolates to serve as Easter treats or party favors. Serve them on a darling bunny pedestal plate.
  6. Place bunny figurines of various sizes around your home on shelves, mantels, or side tables for a charming Easter touch.
  7. Add a bunny pillow to your sofa or chairs to add comfort and Easter cheer to your space.
  8. Hang framed prints featuring bunnies to add Easter charm to your walls.
  9. Place bunny garden statues in your yard or garden to welcome guests before they even enter your home.

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8 Comments

  1. Linda Johnston says:

    Very cute arrangement. Love the bunny’s look.

  2. Thank you for all these cute ideas! I just realized Easter is EARLY, March 31st. I will put your ideas in practice ASAP! Your sweet bunny with carrot is my inspiration.

  3. MARY-ANN (FROM CANADA) says:

    Ann, I love your Bunny arrangement — just so cute! That bunny with the carrot is just so adorable! Such a great idea for Spring decor. You always have so may great ideas for us. Thanks, so much!

  4. I love this bunny bowl! I really enjoy decorating for Spring/Easter. I use bread bowls with bunnies, carrots, eggs and flowers. I also like to use cloches with Spring things. Thanks for all the cute ideas and recipes!

  5. This is so stinking cute. May I ask what size is your bowl?

  6. Ann
    So cute. You definitely have a knack for decorating. You are also a great baker. I’ve tried your applesauce bread( absolutely delicious). In fact, I doubled the recipe. Now for Easter breakfast I want to make your strawberry scones.
    Thanks for all your ideas
    Karen

  7. This is such a cute idea and I have all the elements to do it! Thank you for the great idea!

  8. Oh the bunny in the nest
    is so adorable / got lots of greenry. All i need is to win the cute bunny to make it complete.
    Thks Donna👍🤠