Sweet dollar store bunny didn't work for my look, but a simple faux finish quickly transforms them to fit my French Country look.
DIY Champagne Gold Bunny
I absolutely love creating new, simple tablescapes for our dining room, kitchen, and outdoor spaces.
I've created more in the last month for spring than I have in a while.
They need not be a chore to create. Many can be created with decor that you already have around your home. Your tablescape can tell a story of sorts whether it be for Easter, maybe a game night, or even a book club dinner.
Sometimes the challenging thing can be that extra touch to add to each placesetting.
This is when you hit the dollar store!
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These little bunny statues were $1 at Dollar General. They are adorable and the perfect size to rest on each placesetting for a simple look.
The colors just didn't work with the other elements of the tablescape nor my more classic, vintage style.
This is where paint comes into play!
I had originally planned to spray paint the bunnies with this champagne gold spray paint, but it was just feasible with the weather conditions.
I then turned to this gold paint that easily brushes on with soap and water clean up. It took no time to add 2 coats of paint to the bunnies.
It doesn't need to be perfect not completely cover the bunny.
For reference, my little bunnies are 3 inches tall. The ones that I linked are 5 inches tall.
As is, they were a little too gold for me with the weathered larger bunnies. I had this white wax on hand that I decided to roughly apply this for an aged look. It was the perfect thing. You could also lightly dry brush some white craft paint as well. I purchased my Annie Sloan white wax at a local shop. I did find this one on Amazon. It is not one that I have used before but looks similar.
What a difference! They are perfectly aged and no one would ever know that they started out as $1 from The Dollar General.
See the entire details on the tablescape and more HERE.