Monday, March 14, 2011

kid craft- paper four leaf clover shamrocks

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four hours.
six kids.
one me.
spring fever.
need a craft project!

These 4 leaf clovers came to me during my sleep.
Yeah, sometimes I dream up crafts.
Couldn't wait to give them a try while babysitting on Saturday.
Success!

Bonus: 
easy, no mess, cheap, cute

Supplies Needed:
green paper
green ribbon
scissors or paper cutter
stapler

What to do:

Pick out some green scrapbook paper.
Cut four strips of each paper 1 inch wide by 6 inches long.
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Face the wrong sides together and staple at one end.
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Here you should be grabbing 2 papers in each hand. Make a heart by flipping the paper to secure at the bottom and staple again.
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Once you've made 4 hearts, assemble like so: Line up the 4 hearts. Put a ribbon between the middle two. Place a piece of felt at the end. Staple everything together.
PhotobucketYou can make the hearts two sided or one sided. You can also use ribbon as the stem instead of felt, like you see in the second example.
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Ta-da!
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5 comments:

.Amelia.Bedelia. said...

I love this cute craft! :)
Thanks for the great idea!

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Tammigirl said...

Very neat! I love that they look like shamrocks made from hearts!

Katie said...

Visiting your blog from TipJunkie :) I had to click on your thumbnail, this project is wonderful! I love how it can be made using only a few materials..and lucky for me, materials I have in my house!! Thank you for a wonderful idea :) Have a great week!!

Lauren @ YoungNester said...

Cute! Perfect for kids! I would love for you to stop by and link up to my Ten Buck Tuesday link party (it lasts all week)!

Aunt B said...

Cute idea, and easy to make too! Thank you for sharing it. :)