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Shimmery Painted Shamrock

Galaxy Glitter™

Shimmery Painted Shamrock
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Shimmery Painted Shamrock

designed by Jessica Alea

Try your luck by creating this shamrock décor accent using rocks and Galaxy Glitter™.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Blue Haven (DA318)
  • Festive Green (DA230)

DecoArt® Extreme Sheen™

  • 24K Gold (DPM04)

Galaxy Glitter™

  • Aurora Borealis Green (DGG03)
  • Extraterrestrial Green (DGG15)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • hot glue gun (with clear glue sticks)
  • E6000 Glue
  • rocks (4; similar in size)
  • 1" ribbon (green)
  • paintbrushes
  • wood canvas panel (big enough to hold rocks)


  1. Rinse the four rocks with water and dry thoroughly.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint rocks with 24K Gold. Apply a second coat if necessary. Let dry. Once dry, paint shamrock leaves (like hearts) using Festive Green.
    Step 1 Example
  3. While the rocks are drying, paint the wooden canvas in Blue Haven. Let dry. Once dry, apply a second coat.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Glitter each rock leaf, one side of the leaf in Aurora Borealis Green and the other side in Extraterrestrial Green. Allow to dry and re-apply.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Braid the green ribbon for the stem. Hot glue the ends together.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a generous amount of E6000 Glue to secure rocks in place. Hot glue can also be used to adhere the ribbon. Display on a wall or as use as a centerpiece.
    Step 5 Example