Home » Simple Silhouette Craft Cutter Project: Bunny Paper-cut Vase

Hi, Peeps and Happy Thursday! I hope you’re all enjoying a little bit of s-u-n like we are around here. I’m a little afraid to say that word out loud in case another weather-word comes back – s-n-o-w. Only in Virginia can I be layered in snow gear one week and wearing sandals and shorts the next!

bunny cut wreath

I’m here sharing a quick and easy Bunny Paper-cut Vase project made using my Silhouette machine! I’m not alone either.. I’m joined by 15 other bloggers, all eager to share their March Silhouette Challenge, hosted by the lovely and fun Cat from Pocketful of Posies, projects with you. You are in for such a treat!

After the success of my last project – success in that I loved the outcome and I didn’t break my Silhouette Portrait in the process – I decided to try a different medium. I was standing in line at Home Goods the other day when I glanced over and saw these cute little die-cut paper vases for Easter. My first thought? I could totally make that. And so it began!

After a quick stop at the dollar store for a couple of vases, I was on my way home to get started!
A quick look in the Silhouette library turned up exactly what I needed – a Spring/Easter Paper Cut pattern.
Look at all the goodies!
After perusing my scrapbook paper collection – an utterly ridiculous collection considering a don’t even scrapbook. I just have an unending list of things to use beautiful paper for! – I made my way back to the craft store for the elusive pattern I’d pictured in my head. Please, tell me I’m not the only one who does things like that!
After cutting the paper down to 11.5″ in length – The Silhouette Portrait only allows for 11.5″ wide paper – and loading the image into Silhouette Studio, we were ready to go. I used a medium weight cardstock; The blade at the default of 3.

bunny cut - cuttingandpaper

After a quick cut, I positioned the cutout along the bottom edge of each vase, overlapping the ends, using glue dots. Around the base, I used this self-adhesive wood tape that I’d hoped to use ever since I picked it up on an impulse shopping trip, and attached to the edge of the paper-cut to give it a finished edge.
Wood Tape – Similar
All in all, I like the results. It’s all Easter in a subtle way. What’s more, when Easter is passed, I can easily remove the paper cut to use the vases for something else, and I can store the die cuts for next year!

bunny cut - inside

bunny cut - final - 1

Now, for the treat, I promised you! For even more Silhouette fun, visit these other great posts!
Hobnail House – Spring Cutout Banner
Pig and Rabbit – Princess Party Favor Bags
Pocketful of Posies – DIY Paper Olive Plants
DIY Passion – Wood Shim Wreath with Paper Flowers
C’mon Get Crafty – Sleeping Baby Delivery Sign
Tried and True – Easter Bunny Carrot Plate
Holy Craft – DIY Custom Phone Case
My Life from Home – Easter Candy Bucket
Knock It Off Kim – Bunny Paper Cut Vase
Dwell Beautiful – Harry Potter Accio Coffee T-shirt
Morena’s Corner – Custom Flocked Birthday Card
Simply Darrling – Upcycled Nautical Anchor Serving Tray
Green With Decor – Making Food Party Labels Using Silhouette Machine
Creatively Southern – How to Make Chalkboard Sign with Silhouette Vinyl
Craving Some Creativity – Print and Cut Silhouette Closet Organization Tags
Vintage Romance Style – How to Create Your Childs Silhouette
As always, thanks for stopping by, and I hope you enjoy the rest of your week!

15 comments

    • admin says:

      I do! Although, they happen so often that sometimes I wish I didn't have them so I could just buy something once in awhile without guilt! lol So fun "hopping" with you, Chanell!

  1. Cat Golden says:

    What a cute project Kim! I love the paper banner and how easy to trade the paper out for different holidays and seasons! Thank you for all your kind words! pinning!

  2. admin says:

    Megan, for some reason it posted your comment three times – when I removed the extra two it removed them all. Can't win. Thanks so much for stopping by and for your compliments! 🙂

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