Thursday, March 3, 2011

Simple Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day Pin or Magnet

You will need:
  • One wood oval 1-¾”D x 3/16” T
  • Three ½ inch wood hearts
  • One ¼ inch wood ball
(These products can be order through
  • Black sharpie marker
  • Orange Sharpie marker
  • pencil
Decoart paint:
  • Light Buttermilk
  • Bright Green
  • Burnt Umber
  • Metallic Glorious Gold
  • Star lite topcoat glitter paint
  • Krylon Matte 1311 spray finish
  • Tacky glue
  • Pin back or magnet

Paint the oval Light Buttermilk front and back. Paint the hearts Bright Green front and sides only. Paint the ball Glorious Gold.

Lightly shade around the oval with Burnt Umber.

Glue the hearts into place like a clover. Draw a stem and paint it Bright Green. With a pencil lightly write on “Pinch Proof’.

Glue ball on top of the hearts. Once dry use the Orange sharpie marker to outline the oval. Then with the black sharpie marker write in your wording and outline the hearts, the stem and the inside of the orange line work.

Erase all graphite lines apply glitter paint to the clover. Let dry completely Spray with Krylon Matte Spray and let dry. Glue either your pin or magnet to the back.

Simple and easy little pin to wear so you don’t get pinched! Or a cute little gift to give.


Barb Stock


Firecracker Kid said...

Oh, I love these little wood crafts Barb makes and she paints them so pretty. We'd better get some green on us so we're pinch proof:)

Joann said...

It's so darn cute.