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Leprechaun Hat Candle Holders

By: ginatepper and giftdecorating
March 4, 2015

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Leprechaun Hat Candle Holders
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Make these cute little Leprechaun hat candle holders using DecoArt Patio Paint, Dazzling Metallics, terra-cotta pots, craft foam and ribbon.

Items needed:

  • Patio Paint 2oz - Mistletoe Green
  • Dazzling Metallics 2oz - Glorious Gold
  • Mini terra-cotta pots
  • Green and white craft foam
  • Black ribbon
  • Hot glue gun
  • Craft glue
  • Tea lights
  • Paint brushes


Paint the terra-cotta pots with DecoArt Mistletoe Green paint and let dry.

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Using craft glue, attach black ribbon around the raised rim of the pot.

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Cut belt buckles out of white craft foam and paint gold with DecoArt Dazzling Metallics.

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To make the brim of the hat, cut a round piece of green craft foam larger than the rim of the terra cotta pot. Using a warm dry iron, heat the piece of craft foam and bend it to make the brim shape. Once it cools it will keep its form.

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Glue all the pieces together with a glue gun to make your adorable Leprechaun Hat Candle Holders.

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Be sure to visit ginatepper and giftdecorating  for more projects and to learn more about Gina.


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