i painstakingly made sure there was a bun somewhere in every room. then, i took pictures...edited the pictures...and sat down to write this rabbity post. i thought i'd better get my facts straight and proceeded to look up the story behind this bunnytale. heh.
...i can't find one darn reference to a house full of bunnies being lucky.
ta-da! i am now a crazy rabbit lady.
luckily, i love rabbits.
so i'm keeping all my little guys.
...would you like to meet them???
(creepy crazy rabbit lady voice)
the first rabbit you see when you walk in the house is a very proud-looking one sitting at the base of our stairs. i found him in target's outdoor clearance section last fall and knew he'd be happy in our bunny commune...er, home.
turn left to freshen up in our powder room and you'll encounter this trio of brass bunnies:
i found them at goodwill and paid less than five dollars for all three.
make your way into the front room to meet this tiny cutie. he measures only about three inches tall and hangs out on a tray.
-- and a bunch of bunny friends! -- perched on the edge of a flower pot at michael's. it took extreme self-control not to bring the whole herd of them home.
in the kitchen, i repurposed a silver rabbit-themed candleholder (from joss & main) into a quasi-vase. a vase for a vase.
the sunroom has TWO rabbits!
the first is my new favorite decor item in our house -- i call him mr. buns:
it was just a few weeks ago that i was planning all this...
i love how it's coming together.
the second rabbit in the sunroom was another find from joss & main:
the magnifying glass is a separate piece, which i love because that gives me the option to display it alone if i ever feel the urge to do so. AND...can't you see this bun next christmas, holding a candy cane?? YES. remind me.
taking a quick detour to fish's study-space in the basement...you'll find these two sweet kissing bunnies from a trip fish and i took (pre-K) to rock city, tn many years ago.
i've been a crazy-rabbit-lady in the making for a looong time...
up the stairs to the main floor...then up more stairs to the second floor --
WAIT, don't miss this guy!
he's a christmas ornament i bought at kohl's waaay after christmas for pennies! can you believe this little puppy-eyed rabbit was still there, waiting for someone to buy him?? i saved him.
now upstairs, we come to my crafty workspace, which is always...ALWAYS...a gigantic mess. i figured out the problem: whenever i try to start straightening, a project-in-progress or a sudden idea distracts me and i never finish putting things away.
sooo...let's just peek in the door and see what we can see:
a friend of my mom's made this for me about ten years ago. i remember at the time, i thought the fabric was a little old-lady...but now i love it. sooo...draw your own conclusions from that. also, i just realized K must have been playing with him again. his bow is untied.
across the hall is the bathroom and there you'll find a rabbit ring-holder i bought at bed, bath, & beyond a few years ago:
he sits next to our cotton pad and cotton swabs jars.
in the newly-painted master bedroom...this amazingness is waiting to be hung:
love him -- he looks so striking in the floating frame!
now...i just need to figure out where to put him. arranging a gallery with pieces of assorted sizes and colors and frames is much, much, much more difficult than i realized.
this is as far i've gotten:
onto K's room! i was intent on finding an adorable bunny print on etsy to frame for his room...but then i stumbled across these rabbits in conversation on -- where else? -- joss & main:
whew, i think that's it!
...except for our actual rabbit in the dining room:
he just wants peace and quiet!...so he can stare out the window...
here are some earlier pics with his brother marshmallow, who sadly passed away a few years ago:
and that's our rabbit collection!
...unless dust bunnies count. we've got quite a few of those...