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St. Patrick’s Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks

Happy Friday my friends! Are you ready for a fun weekend project for St. Patrick’s Day? These Paper Shamrocks are easy enough for the kiddos to help with too! Inspired by the Paper Hearts I made for Valentine’s Day, let me show you how to make Paper Shamrocks!

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While they are similar to the Valentine’s Day Paper Hearts, they are also different, so I have put together a lot of step-by-step photos and instructions for you!

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Let’s gather our supplies…

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

How to make Paper Shamrocks

Supplies

  • Scrapbook Paper – 12 x 12 inch works best
  • Paper cutter
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive – either glue dots or tape runner or both
  • Twine or ribbon to hang the shamrocks

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Step 1

For each Shamrock you will need…

  • 4 strips of paper – 1 inch wide by 12 inches long
  • 4 strips of paper – 1 inch wide by 10 inches long
  • Stem – 1 strip of paper – 1 inch wide by 12 inches long

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Step 2

  • Fold the 12 inch pieces in half, wrong sides together
  • Fold the 10 inch pieces in half, right sides together

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Step 3

  • Start with the 12 inch strips and glue the ends together, right sides together to form a heart shape

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Step 4

  • Now take the 10 inch strip of paper and glue one end to the inside of the larger heart, wrong sides together

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Step 5

  • Now glue the other side, wrong sides together

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Step 6

  • Secure the 2 hearts together at the bottom point with a glue dot

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Step 7

  • For the stem, fold a 12 inch strip of paper in half and secure with glue
  • Using a pencil, slightly curl the stem, if desired

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Step 8

Now it’s time to assemble all the pieces.

  • First, cut a piece of twine and attach it between 2 of the hearts with a glue dot and then attach the 2 hearts together
  • Then for the bottom, attach the stem with a glue dot and then attach the 2 hearts together

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks :: Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Step 9

  • Attach the 2 sets together with glue and hang

St. Patrick's Day Craft: How to make Paper Shamrocks : Instructions on HoosierHomemade.com

Fun and easy…wouldn’t you say? Enjoy your weekend! Watch for Rainbow Week starting on Monday!

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Comments

  1. Brenda says:

    Love it … Pinned it!

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