St. Patrick's Day Done Right Cedar Rapids IA

While it’s fun to have supplies related to every holiday, sometimes you just don’t have everything on hand you would like. If you don’t have a shamrock punch or die cut handy, try using a standard heart die cut to create your party decor and favors! I used a heart from the Basic Shapes 1 design card for the Slice from Making Memories. Here’s how to assemble your shamrock.

ScoreBid
(319) 366-1554
3525 1st Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Tandy Leather
(319) 447-0288
61 Leisure Blvd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Masters Craft
(319) 365-1919
6345 7th Street Ct Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store
(319) 362-1209
3647 1st Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Tandy Leather Company
(319) 447-0288
61 Leisure Blvd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts
(319) 362-1209
Town & Country Shopping
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Bead Haven
(319) 247-2323
3260 Southgate Pl Sw Ste 5
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Apple Creek Gallery
(319) 373-6681
5515 Council St NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Art 2 Embroidery
(319) 362-1347
92 16th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Corner House Gallery & Frame
(319) 365-4348
2753 1st Av SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 

St. Patrick's Day Done Right

St. Patrick’s Day is such a fun holiday to celebrate no matter what age you are! Here are a few tips for using your scrapbooking skills to make your Irish celebration a success.

Photo Ideas
Take pictures of these photo ideas to help you remember your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations:

- St. Patrick’s Day parade entries or your family at the parade
- Your family or friends in their green attire
- An annual hunt for the leprechaun’s pot of gold
- Your St. Patrick’s Day party decor
- Your green/Irish St. Patrick’s Day dinner 

St. Patrick’s Day with your Scrapbooking Supplies
Create fun party decor using the scrapbook supplies you have on hand!

Shamrock Basics
While it’s fun to have supplies related to every holiday, sometimes you just don’t have everything on hand you would like. If you don’t have a shamrock punch or die cut handy, try using a standard heart die cut to create your party decor and favors! I used a heart from the Basic Shapes 1 design card for the Slice from Making Memories. Here’s how to assemble your shamrock:

1. Cut 3 hearts in a large size. 

2. Cut 3 hearts in a small or medium size using a contrasting pattern from the paper used in step 1.

3. Adhere the large hearts together in a shamrock pattern. 

4. Adhere the smaller hearts to form a shamrock on top of the large-heart shamrock. 

5. Cut a stem from the large-heart patterned paper and adhere to the shamrock. 

Party Decor
Use your shamrock skills to spruce up your party decor with your scrapbook supplies!

- Make multiple shamrocks of varying sizes to cover your table for décor.
- Include small shamrocks on napkin holders, place cards and favors.
- Make a garland out of varying sizes of shamrocks to hang for your party.

Appeared in: March 2009

Click here to read the rest of the article from Creating Keepsakes

 
© Creative Crafts Group, LLC. All rights reserved.