This adorable and easy to make DIY St. Patrick’s Day Decor is perfect for celebrating lucky clovers and green. With a few simple materials this shadow box is perfect for a mantle or front hall piece to celebrate the Irish holiday.
Wood Frame with 1-inch deep (or more) inset
4 Sheets 12×12 Cardstock Paper in a Gradient of Green Colors
White Chalk Paint
Gold Craft Paint
Hot Glue Gun and Glue
Light Grip Mat
DIY St. Patrick’s Day Decor – Easy Ombre Shadow Box Instructions
Step 1 – Prep the Frame
Paint the shadowbox with the white chalk paint. Allow paint to dry fully.
Paint the front edge of the shadowbox with the gold craft paint. Allow paint to dry fully.
Step 2 – Cut out the Items on the Cricut
Download the cut file and upload it to Design Space.
Duplicate the two clover shapes 9 times.
Select “Make It”.
Select cardstock as your material.
Place first sheet of cardstock on the light grip mat.
Feed light grip mat into the Cricut and tell it to cut.
Weed unnecessary paper bits.
Repeat with all 3 remaining sheets of paper. You should have 9 large clovers and 9 small ones in 4 different colors.
Step 3 – Fold the elements
Fold each clover in half, then unfold.
Fold each clover in half the other direction and unfold.
Step 4 – Assemble the Lucky Clovers
Hot glue each of the small clovers into the center of a big one,
coordinating the shades of green.
Hot glue the darkest green set of clovers in a line on the long side of the shadow box.
Repeat with each of the sets of clovers, in rows, making the colors go from darkest to lightest.
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