You can make these beautiful DIY gold bunnies with Rub N Buff in minutes. This craft is so simple and you do not have to have any painting experience. DIY gold bunnies is a great way to change up the old ceramic bunnies that you already have. Decorating your home for spring doesn’t have to be expensive.
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I love spring decor, and I love decorating with bunnies. Bunnies are perfect for an Easter table or to sit on a kitchen counter. The best thing about using bunnies in your Easter decor is that you can leave them out all Spring and even into Summer. I did not like these bunnies like they were, so I decided to give them a makeover.
What is Rub N Buff?
Rub N Buff is probably my favorite way to transform an object that I already have into something that looks old, antique, or vintage. It is a metallic finishing wax that is super easy to use. This finishing wax is so easy to use that it doesn’t require any special skills or experience with painting. Simply rub the paint onto the surface, then buff it so that it has a beautiful shine. A very little goes a long way. You can find it most craft stores or you can order Rub N Buff online. This product works beautifully on picture frames, hardware, and even lamps.
How to Paint the Bunny
Find a ceramic or plastic bunny to paint. If you do not already have one, you can find ceramic bunnies at thrift stores very cheap.
If you bunny is not already a brown or black color, you need to spray paint it brown or black before applying Rub N Buff.
I tried 3 methods of applying the rub n buff including a sponge, a paper towel, and my finger. I have seen others say that they like to use their fingers and I agree. The paint washes off easily with soap and water.
A little bit of Rub N Buff goes a long way. It is very easy to spread and cover the bunny.
After I started painting this bunny, I decided to leave the carrot unpainted.
The small crevices were hard to paint with my finger so I used a cheap craft brush to get deep inside the grooves and crevices.
These DIY antique gold bunnies with Rub N Buff are gorgeous now. They look perfect as a centerpiece for my Easter table. Even though bunnies are mostly used at Eastertime, I am going to keep them on my table throughout the spring and summer.
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