St. Patrick’s day DIY’s

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We may not be able to find a four leaf clover, but cheap and chic has scoured our sources to find 3 easy DIYs ( Do it yourselves ) to make your St. Patrick’s day fun and festive!

 

DIY Paint Flower Bottles

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                 Materials:

Various shapes of clean glass bottles (5).

3-5 different colors of green paint.

Real or fake flowers.(5).

Optional

“Lucky” Tags:

Craft paper

Letter Stickers

Directions:

  1. Start off with clean and dried glass bottles
  2. Taking your paint squirt a large amount of the paint to the bottom of the bottle.
  3. Turn the bottle on its side to get the paint on the sides of the bottle. Be careful this can get a little messy.
  4. Next taking a disposable bowl or plate tip the bottle upside down to get out the access paint.
  5. Once these colorful bottles are dry you can start on tags or simply put your flowers in the bottles.

Tags

  1. Start off with your craft paper and cut it into a tag shape.
  2. Then taking your stickers spell and stick the word lucky on the tags. Organize and decorateeverything.com.

 

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Green Banner

Lilluna.com

Materials:

Paper

Patterned scrapbook paper

Green cardstock

Scissors

Hot glue

Hole punch

Ribbon/Tulle

                 Directions:

  1. Start by making a banner shape on your paper as a stencil and cut it out.
  2. Now taking your cut out stencil, place it on top of your patterned scrapbook paper and cut the patterned paper out in the banner shape.
  3. Taking you green scrapbook paper cut them out into heart shapes and put them any way you would like on the scrapbook paper.
  4. Once you have figured out what position you would like your hearts take your hot glue and glue them down.
  5. Now take your hole puncher and hole punch the scrapbook paper and simply put the tulle or ribbon through each hole in the paper.

 

Clover Cookie Pops

Bettycrocker.com

Materials:

1 pouch of Betty Crocker double chocolate chunk cookie mix

¼ cup of vegetable oil

1 egg

14 flat craft sticks

1 container of Betty Crocker Whipped fluffy white frosting

¼ teaspoon Kelly green food coloring

1/8 teaspoon of lime green food coloring

Green sanding sugar (Optional)

Directions:

  1. Put the cookie mix inside a food processer until the chocolate chunks are chopped. Then add an egg and oil. When food processing, make sure to do on and off pulses until dough forms. (Cover the food processer when doing this.) Put this in the refrigerator for one hour
  2. Heat the oven up to 350 degrees F. On a lightly floured surface, take your dough and roll it until it has a ¼ inch thickness. Now cut out 3 inch clovers and place then on ungreased cookie sheets and place then 2 inches apart. Now take your craft sticks and insert one stick halfway into the center of each cookie.
  3. Bake for at least 8-10 or until the cookie is set. Let the cookies cool for 5 minutes and then place the cookies on a cooling rack so they can dry completely.
  4. Divide the frosting into two bowls and tint one bowl with the frosting Kelly green and the other lime green. Frost half of the cookies each color. Decorate with sanding sugar. Now take your remaining frosting and scoop it into a two plastic bags and cut off the corners. Now outline the shamrock with the frosting. Let them stand until they are set.