INSIDE: How to make a St. Patrick’s Day shamrock clover front door hanger. Easy rainbow ribbon craft for St. Patrick’s Day home decor.
Who’s feeling lucky this St. Patrick’s Day? Bring the Luck of the Irish to your front door this green holiday with an easy and super thrifty (read: $10 or less) shamrock craft.
Purchasing just a handful of dollar section ribbon was truly my only investment for this DIY St. Patrick’s Day craft. The remainder of this lucky craft was plucked straight from my recycling bin as I sketched an iconic St. Patrick’s Day lucky shamrock on a piece of cardboard.
Here’s how I brought some luck to my door this St. Patty’s Day in a thrifty way, saving those greens instead for some Irish good times!
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How to Make a St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Door Hanger
Put a twist on the traditional front door wreath! Lucky for you, this DIY holiday decor is inexpensively easy and quick, saving you time and money for some good ole Irish partying instead.
how to make st. patrick’s day shamrock with ribbon
Sketch out a simple rainbow cascading into a four leaf clover design onto a flat piece of cardboard. Because this is your lucky day, here is a free four leaf clover template.So, my 4-year old took the liberty to add his own rainbow touches to the piece of cardboard. I swear, you turn your back for one minute and the markers come out! Moving on…
Wrap a piece of floral wire around the middle section of the cardboard.
On the backside, twist the two ends together and form a loop. This will be what you will hang your Good Luck Clover decor with.
Begin hot gluing the ribbon to form your rainbow. Leave a small end of the ribbon dangling off the cardboard. You will glue this end to the backside of the cardboard.
Attach the ribbon in a cascading, figure eight manner.
Once the rainbow is complete, begin making your good luck clover, applying the green ribbon in the same manner.
Luck ‘o the Irish Friendly Tip: Don’t worry about completely covering the cardboard the first time ’round. Go back and fill in any empty spots, or areas where the cardboard is peeking through, with extra ribbon.
I cut and glue strips to fill in such areas.
Other St. Patrick’s Day Projects:
- St. Patrick’s Day wreath made with shamrock headbands and yarn
- “Lucky” rainbow felt St. Patrick’s Day garland