Luck Be A Lady…

Luck Be a Lady, Tonight! ♫ (I love that song!)

With St. Patty’s Day coming up, here is a simple craft to show your green.

St. Patrick's Day craft - NoBiggie.net

DIY St. Patty's Day craft - NoBiggie.net

Supplies:

  • tin-rimmed or vellum tags, in any shape or size (a 2-inch rectangle is shown in the picture)
  • green acrylic paint
  • paint brush
  • small hole punch
  • white letter beads, spelling out desired Irish saying (we like “wee lass” and “wee lad”)
  • 2 pieces of thin gauge wire, 4 inches long
  • self-adhesive safety pin

Instructions:

  1. Paint the back of a vellum or tin-rimmed tag green; let it dry.
  2. Punch a hole ¼ inch from each side of the tag–making sure the holes are even.
  3. The badge will display two lines of text, so string the letter beads spelling “wee” (or the first word of whatever phrase you’ve chosen) through one piece of wire. String the letter beads spelling “lass” or “lad” through the second piece of wire.
  4. With the wires parallel to one another horizontally, so the words are in the correct order, center the beads along the front of the tag. Thread the ends of both wires through the holes on either side.
  5. Turn the tag over, and pull the wires together, making sure that the words are centered on the front. Twist the ends of both wires together, and cut off any excess.
  6. Place the self-adhesive safety pin along in the back of the tag.

These badges are a great way to show your green (and they may even bring a little Irish luck)!

St. Patrick's Day craft - DIY - NoBiggie.net


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Comments

  1. 1

    Super cute and uber crafty. AS ALWAYS!!

  2. 2

    Very cute!

  3. 3

    Kami – you are so amazing! How cute!

    XOXOOX
    Jen

  4. 4

    So cute! I love crafty, creative people like you, I am so lacking in that way!

  5. 5

    You have mad skillz woman!

  6. 6
    Laurie Turk says:

    Darling! St. Patrick's Day is my favorite holiday and this is such a fun craft.

  7. 7

    Stopping by for the first time! Sweet wee pins and great instructions :)

  8. 8
    Heather - Dollarstorecrafts.com says:

    This is really sweet, Kami! :) Very cute. I have always loved those little letter beads.

  9. 9
    jenclair says:

    So cute! I have lots of the letter beads!

  10. 10
    the cape on the corner says:

    so cute! i have a pin that says irish for the day!

  11. 11
    Carrie at In the Hammock Blog says:

    This is so adorable!! i'm a sucker for st patrick's day!

    http://inthehammockvintage.blogspot.com

  12. 12
    Melissa says:

    Cute Idea! love it!

  13. 13
    Mod Podge Amy says:

    I love that song too! These are way cute, dear! xo

  14. 14
    Beverly @ FlamingoToes.com says:

    I saw these featured over at The Scrap Shoppe and had to come by. These are so cute!!! What a fun pin to wear for St. Patrick's Day!!

  15. 15
    Mormishmom @ Funky PolkaDot Giraffe says:

    This is so sweet! I think I need to make some. I'd love to have you link up to TOO Cute Tuesday!

    http://funkypolkadotgiraffe.blogspot.com/2011/03/too-cute-tuesday-linky-par-tay-20.html

  16. 16
    Jenn Erickson says:

    So stinkin' adorable! Love, love, love them! So glad I saw your project featured over at The Scrap Shoppe! Jenn/Rook No. 17

  17. 17
    Kristen says:

    Hee hee. these are too cute!!! I love the sayings!!

  18. 18
    Kristen @ ladybug-blessings.com says:

    that is such a cute idea!! I would love to do that with kids :) If you have a chance come link up to Handmade Tuesdays @ Ladybug Blessings.. http://www.ladybug-blessings.com

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