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St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque

It’s Robin here, from Redo It Yourself Inspirations where I show you how to up-cycle and re-purpose ordinary household items and furniture into new uses or decor. Today, I’d like to share a cardboard recycle project for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s basically creating a shamrock from cardboard hearts!

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

Making this St. Patrick’s Day craft is super easy, fun and very frugal! It starts with this Dollar Store cardboard decor:

(You can make your own from cardboard or substitute with another design.)

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

3 Cardboard heart shaped Valentine box lids:

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

A bunch of greenery and floral tape:

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

  • White Glue
  • Mod Podge
  • Stapler and staples
  • Super Glue

First, cut the leaves into singles to apply onto the cardboard hearts.

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

Overlap the leaves over the edges and sides with glue.

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

Decoupage the leaves next with Mod Podge; covering the entire surface.

Allow to dry.

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

Then to add floral tape to the sides of the hearts, use a stapler to hold it in place. Glue and wrap the green tape around the entire sides.

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

Then apply Mod Podge to the wrapped sides.

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

Now super glue the heart points together to create a shamrock.

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

Then super glue the Celtic Cross or your own design onto the center of the shamrock. Add weight until it’s dry.

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

Attach a ribbon hanger on the top of the shamrock.

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

You can even make this into a four leaf clover with 4 hearts. Maybe add pennies in the center, or a pot of pennies.

So many options to make this idea into your own!

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

And there you have a door hanger or wall plaque that’s up-cycled from  recycled materials!

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Door Hanger or Wall Plaque - A great craft from Robin at Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

I hope you are inspired and will enjoy making a shamrock from Valentine hearts too!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Here are a few examples of other DIY projects and ideas you’ll find at Redo It Yourself Inspirations:

Upcycled Toy Horse into a Garden Sculpture

Upcycled Toy Horse into a Garden Sculpture from Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

Updated Brass Chandelier

Updated Brass Chandelier from Redo It Yourself Inspirations featured on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®

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Robin at Redo It Yourself InspirationsRobin Tompkins spends most of her time recreating home and garden items for better uses and appearances when she isn’t restoring furniture for others. When she’s not using power tools, she inspires others on her blog, Redo It Yourself Inspirations. You can also follow Robin on Facebook and Pinterest.

 

 

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