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By Kate on March 11, 2014 Hello! Last year I made some ‘origami bunny’ chocolate bar wrappers and I thought the bunny would look nice on these treat boxes. The design is really minimal and suitable for kids and grown-ups. If you want to make a real origami bunny then check out this post at howaboutorange. Are you making anything for Easter?

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