Holiday And Seasonal Crafts/02-04


Glue 4 heart shapes together, then glue fifth heart on top. Paint with green
paint. Add green glitter while paint is wet.


Take 2" clay pot and paint black. Take a one and a half inch Styrofoam ball and
cut in half. Paint one half of styrofoam ball with gold metallic paint, then glue
it into clay pot. When the paint is dry, glue gold sequins, without holes, onto
the top of the painted ball. If wanted take red, orange, yellow; green, blue and
purple pipe cleaners. Glue together and stick into the styrofoam ball to make a


Use ' woodsies'wood shapes from Forester to create Leprechaun. Use square and
medium oval shape for hat - paint green. Across top of oval, glue a strip of green
metallic pipe cleaner. The face is a circle painted flesh colored. The eyes can be
wiggle eyes, or just painted on using black and white paint. The body is a large
oval painted green. The bow can be done with gold or green ribbon, or you can
use green and gold metallic pipe cleaners. Glue together with Tacky Glue or use a
hot glue gun.


Take 1/2 yd. white felt and cut it into a long triangle. Cut large, medium
and small shamrocks from green felt, and glue them with Tacky Glue. Outline
the shamrocks with Scribble, Tulip, or Jones Tone Glitter gold fabric paint
and let dry. Use Glitter Gold and Glitter Green fabric paints to make
squiggles around the shamrocks. When done, glue the banner on a dowel.
Finish with a green 1/2" ribbon to use as a hanger.

BEADED ORNAMENT--(Decorations all year round!)  

Use 1 pipe cleaner/chenille stem and cut into thirds. Hot glue in the center.
Put on a faceted bead, push towards the center of each pipe cleaner, then add a
pinwheel bead. You can arrange them in any way you desire till pipe
cleaners are filled. Glue on the last bead and trim off excess with wire
cutters or scissors. Under the last bead on one of the pipe cleaners. tie a gold
string to use as a hanger for the ornament.

References / Source:
Great Salt Lake Council

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