How to Make Shamrocks

Today I am sharing two St. Patrick’s Day cards that I made last year demonstrating how to make Shamrocks. This is a pretty technique that uses punches to make a shamrock. A great Idea to use when you don’t have a specific Stamp for St. Patrick’s Day!

How to make Shamrocks

Check out the video that I made last year with the instructions for making these Shamrocks!

All of the cutting instructions for these cards are below!

The card on the left uses a Quilting pattern to make the focal point of the card. Chosse 2 pretty designs of designer paper and cut into squares. The Shamrock is made using three small hearts punched out of Garden Green cardstock. The card base is a piece of Old Olive CS.

How to make shamrocks

This second card has a base of Granny Apple Green CS. Next is a Mat that is made using a 3 1/2″ x 4 34″ piece of Basic White cardstock. Next is a layer of Black and white striped designer paper cut to 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″ with another pattern of white designer paper with black dots that is cut to 2 3/4″ x 4″. Next I used a large Heart punch to cut out 6 medium sized hearts from Granny Apple Green Designer paper.

How to make shamrocks

The inside of the card is a 4″ x 5 1/4″ piece of Basic White CS. The Sentiment on the inside of the card is the cut using the Stampin’ Up! Word Wishes Dies.

Thank you for stopping by today and checking out my St. Patricks’ Day Cards!

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About Marilyn SanClemente

I am Marilyn SanClemente an avid paper crafter and Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. I love to make handmade cards, stationery and scrapbooks and teach others about my passion.

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