Spring Chick, Lamb & Bunny 2×4’s

Happy Spring!  Today is the first day of Spring and I had the urge to be crafty today…so I made some Spring 2×4 decorations to liven things up around here.

I was inspired by Craft Goodies 2×4 chick and rabbit, which you can find here.  I made my own version and I thought the bunny and chick needed a friend so I decided to make a fluffly lamb to keep them company.

I started by cutting my 2×4’s, I made 2-5″ and 1-7″.  Then I sketched out the bunnies ears and nose and had my hubby cut them out with the jigsaw.  I painted everything and once it was dry started to embellish them.

I bought a package of yellow feathers at Hobby Lobby and cut them in half and started to hot glue them all over the 2×4.
I used a stiff sheet of felt to cut out the feet and beak and hot glued them on.  Finally I added googly eyes.  Cute little chickie!

I painted a black face on the lamb and used cotton balls to make him fluffy.

He needed some ears so I used black fabric and some pink polka-dot fabric and hot glued them to sides. (note to self: do this before putting all the cotton balls on)  I painted a pink nose and added googly eyes.  I still can’t decide if he needs a mouth or not, what do you think?

Finally I fixed up the rabbit.  I started by adding the pink polka-dot fabric to the ears and then worked on the face.  I used pink chalk to blush the cheeks.  I needed whiskers and didn’t have anything so I cut a few pieces off my broom to make the whiskers, attached them to the nose and hot glued to it’s face.  Some off set googly eyes and a few final touches and she’s ready!

I love this cute Spring trio!

The craft bug has returned and I have several other fun Spring projects that I plan to finish up this week (fingers crossed I can get to them all!)

I am linking up with these fun parties:



I’m also sharing this craft project on these fab sites!


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  1. Oh my goodness… those are just tooo CUTE!!!! :D

    ( found you through TGC's Just Something I Whipped Up and am now following. :) Please come by and check out my blog too- I'm a newbie. Thanks so much http://just-call-me-t.blogspot.com/ )

  2. I LOVE THE LITTLE LAMB!!! SOOOOOO CUTE.

    Thanks too for sharing them at my party.

  3. I think the bunny is the greatest… they are ALL so adorable! Great crafting!

  4. Oh my word these couldn't be any cuter!! Love them!

  5. so cute!

    I love the sheep!

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  6. Hi Mariah, I hopped over here from Happier Than A Pig In Mud to take a closer look at your Easter projects. Very cute idea. I love your blog name. I'm one of your new followers. Have a great day. Linda

  7. so cute!!! I think we will do this as a craft project with the little one this week.

  8. Aww these are so adorable!!

  9. I absolutely love these, they are adorable!! I am going to have to make me some of these!!

  10. OMG. these are so stinkin adorable! Love! {I don't have access to the wood at the moment, but I think cardboard boxes will do the trick with my kids…plus since my one year old chucks things at the windows…wood +glass = a hot mess}

    f you have a moment tonight I'd love for you to share this with my readers: Creative Juice Thursday Party @ Momnivore's Dilemma. Party starts at 8 CST. Hope to see you there!

  11. These are absolutely adorable! I LOVE them. Great job
    http://www.itsybitsypaperblog.com

  12. Oh my goodness, how cute are these!! LOVE this craft idea!

    I'm your newest follower and would love for you to stop by my blog sometime and become a follower, as well! :) Keep the cute crafts coming!

  13. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Juice Thursday! I can't stop looking at these guys…they are too cute! Going to make some for my sons…

  14. I LOVE Craft Goodies and I love yours!!!! That sheep is so adorable! makes me want to go make one right now! Looks like a great activity to do with my kids!!!!!

  15. These are soooo cute, I love the lamb! Thanks for sharing!:)

  16. These are so adorable! I definitely need to start working on my Spring decor. Thanks for great inspiration!

  17. I am featuring this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com Grab my “featured” button.

  18. This is awesome!!
    Thank you so much for this!!! I have been looking for something to do with a 2×4 and this is prefect!! thank you thank you thank you!! When I make it, I will for sure link back to you!

  19. Thank you so much for linking up at the beagle. I have never wanted to pinch crafted chicky feet as much as I do now. How Cute!

  20. These are so cute…I made some chick-a-dees and floppies recently too :)

  21. Mariah-

    You'll be featured this week at Creative Juice Thursday. Stop by and grab a Freshly Featured Button!

    {I am stealing my niece to make these as my sons are too young}…

    Thanks again for sharing this!

  22. These are simply adorable!! My kids would love them!

  23. Awe.. what a cute craft. This would be so much fun to make with my little ones. I found you on Tip Junkie. I would love it if you could link this post to my “All Things Wonderful Link UP” I have going on over at my blog right now.You have so many cute ideas and I can't wait to explore your blog more.
    Take care,
    Shauna
    http://myshaenoel.blogspot.com/

  24. SOOOO cute!!!

  25. Thanks for coming back to my blog and linking up this adorable idea!
    Shauna
    http://myshaenoel.blogspot.com/

  26. Super cute. I totally stole your idea and made my own! You can check them out here: http://ashleyscrafts.blogspot.com/2011/04/easter-chick.html

  27. Once again, thanks for the adorable idea! Just posted mine today
    http://craftskeepmesane.blogspot.com/2011/04/tutorial-tuesday-2×4-spring-animals.html

  28. Just stopping by to let you know that I've featured your craft on Family Fun Crafts! You can see it here:
    http://gigglesgalorenmore.blogspot.com/2011/03/spring-chick-lamb-bunny-2x4s.html

    If you have other kid friendly crafts, I'd love it if you would submit them. :) If you would like to display a
    featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above.

  29. Adorable! Thanks for the great tutorial! I plan to make some this weekend!

  30. Adorable! Thanks for the great tutorial. I plan to make some this weekend!

  31. These are adorable! They'd make a great craft project for me to do with my kids during spring break next week. Thanks so much for sharing, I found you through Itsy Bitsy Paper's link party.

  32. Mariah – these are just too cute!

  33. These Easter Decorations are just too dang adorable for words!

    I would love to have you hop over and share with us at Tell Me About It Tuesday, if not this week than maybe next!
    http://www.sweetsillysara.com/2014/04/tell-me-about-it-tuesday-47.html

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