Sunday, March 23, 2008

Bothersome Bunnies



Here is my entry for NZ Dare #41! Also an entry for Lara's Use-your-stash challenge at SBO.
This paper pack was given to me so I thought I'd have a go at using it up. It's not really "me" but it turned out okay with a bit of sewing/inking.

"Oi Mum! What's this on the floor?"
DD looking bemused at what the Easter Bunny did. DS's trains seemed to be attracted to his eggs.

I had hidden the Easter eggs in a bag under my bed, and when I got them out to put on the table I discovered one of them had a suspicious hole in it. At first I thought the kids had discovered my secret, but on closer inspection I realised there were tell-tale teeth marks. A mouse!! Having discovered mouse poo in DS's room the day before, this confirmed my suspicions. Yippy hasn't been dead 6 months and they have moved in. The cheek!


Felt Food. Going to make some more of these. I want to make a lamington, but need to get some brown felt. My local Spotlight doesn't seem to have brown the last time I looked. In case you can't work it out, they are a piece of sushi, a rather vibrant orange carrot and a cupcake. I think the carrot might not be organic because it is so bright.



11 comments:

  1. Ewwww at the mouse!!! Yuck!
    I was too afraid to leave the eggs outside last night because I thought animals might get them. So I set my alarm for 7am and went out and hid them before the boys woke up! LOL!

    Love the bunny prints :-)

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  2. Oh, yuck at the mouse, especially in the eggs.

    Love the footprints, we did something similar for the reindeer at Christmas time, never thought of the Easter bunny. I didn't do a hunt for the boys, thinking they were a bit old, but OMG, they were so disappointed, luckily Grandma came through for them when we went there at lunchtime.

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  3. oh I love the felt food, very very cool. Your so clever. Ewww at the mouse, your post took me back five years when I had a family who took a liking to my choc girl guide bikkies and ate through the box they were stored in and started in on a packet. Love the bunny prints very cool.

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  4. love the felt food, you're cery clever!

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  5. Debbie2:07 pm

    Eww yick as well about the mouse, we had that happen to us when we were kids as well! I also love the footprints how did you do them? I have brown felt if you want to email me I will send it up to you! I love your felt food!

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  6. I love the bunny footprints. We have to deal with mice on occasion, too. You are so creative!

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  7. Love those little felt foodies!

    Bunny footprints - what a fabulous idea!

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  8. love the felt food! you are sooo clever. not so in love with the mouse idea.

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  9. Maybe you can throw that little intruder off with your felt food! I love the idea--so clever and simple!

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  10. Yucky mouse. I find with cats we have more mice than if we didn't have cats ....... because they bring them inside for us!

    Love your felt creations

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  11. love your creativity, penny! the felt food is fantastic and the bunny tracks so cute.

    sorry about the mouse though. eep!

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