A modern bunny hutch specially designed for Eames

modern rabbit hutch

Nicole and boyfriend has the cutest bunny ever, Eames, named after the renowned designers. And of course, a bunny with a famous name can’t live in a shabby hole. It needs a specially designed modern bunny hutch.

eames the bunny

Nicole says, “My boyfriend and I created a bunny hutch from a BESTÅ shelving unit.

We wanted something that wouldn’t be an eyesore.

IKEA items used:
  • BESTÅ shelf unit
  • VARA door in walnut
  • BESTÅ legs 
  • Circular saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Hand saw
  • Sand paper with a variety of grit size
  • Clamps
  • Heavy duty wire cutters
  • Grout float
  • Drill
  • Screwdrivers, flat and philips
modern bunny hutch

The frame is an IKEA piece, the door on the right has hinges so it can easily be closed — the back of that half is wire grate, like you see on the front.

modern bunny hutch

We cut a hop through hole in the vertical piece that separated the two halves.

The left door was the most complicated — it was made from scratch.

It has hidden hinges near the top — so it can be opened, and pins near the bottom that lock it in place. The legs are IKEA as well.

The floor of the hutch is tiled, with very nice glass tile. Spoiled bunny? I think so.”

modern bunny hutch
modern rabbit hutch

See full tutorial of the modern bunny hutch.

~ by Nicole

(Editor’s Note: If you have more than one rabbit, a larger one or intend to keep your rabbits confined, this hutch design is not suitable. For rabbit space requirements, please check out the following link for indoor rabbit housing requirements.)

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