This leprechaun hat vase is a quick DIY for cute St. Patrick’s Day decor. The entire project was less than a few dollars and was done in about 30-minutes!
Leprechaun Hat Vase Centerpiece
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I love fresh flowers. Give me an excuse to bring a little color and fragrance inside and I’m sold.
I saw this snowman hat on clearance and knew immediately what I’d make with it: a fun leprechaun hat vase as a centerpiece for our table! It was very, very quick to come together and I had everything on hand. Let’s get started.
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Tips When Making This Fun St. Patrick’s Day Decor Idea
I know you want to jump right in and get started, but after making this little leprechaun decor craft, here are a few things I’ll share:
- You can get the hats (without the holly and berries) on them on Amazon here (they’re not called snowman hats)!
- Take your time in getting the hot glue off that’s under the holly and berries. It makes a difference.
- If you have a gold card stock (without glitter) that would probably be better. I didn’t have any.
- Be sure to move the entire centerpiece by placing your hand underneath the open hat. ;)
How Do I Make a Leprechaun Hat Centerpiece?
I’m so glad you asked! If you are creating a fun floral playlist on YouTube, our leprechaun hat vase video tutorial is here. Otherwise, keep reading.
- paper mache snowman's hat (here on Amazon)
- green paint
- black paint
- gold glitter cardstock
- vase that fits inside the hat
- flowers (fresh or faux)
- razor blade
- ruler and pencil
- paintbrushes (I used a foam brush and a flat)
- glue gun and glue sticks
- The video instruction has more visual detail than is included here, so please reference that if you need more. First, let's layout all of our supplies.
- Remove the holly and berries from the hat with scissors. Clean up the hot glue remnants with the razor blade.
- Paint the entire hat with green paint (might need two coats). Set aside to dry.
- Measure 3 inches by 2.5 inches of card stock and make a rectangle with the inside cut out.
- Paint the band of the hat black, using the card stock buckle we just created as a guide.
- Attach the gold card stock buckle with hot glue.
- Use the widest part of the vase you've selected as a guide and trace it on to the top of the hat.
- Using scissors, poke a hole in the center and cut out a wagon wheel pattern with the razor blade. Insert your glass, water, and flowers, and you're done with this fun leprechaun hat vase!
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