DIY Giant Watercolor Shamrock Garland

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up fast! This super easy and fun watercolor shamrock garland is a great way to decorate your home for the holiday. My favorite part? The kids can help out with this one! 


  • Watercolor paper or card stock
  • Watercolor paints
  • Scissors
  • Template
  • Hole punch
  • String



Step 1: Find a shamrock shape you like online and print it off onto your papers. Or you can draw them yourself if you are gifted like that. I am not. 


Step 2: Here is where the kids come in! Let them watercolor the back of each page. You can make them rainbows by using a bunch of colors, or just stick with the shades of green like we did. 


Step 3: Once the paint is all dried, flip them over and follow the shape of the shamrock to cut them out. 


Step 4: Grab your hole punch and punch two spaced holes in the same spot on each shamrock. This will ensure that they hang well. 


Step 5: Grab your string and thread the shamrocks all together. Space them out however you would like, and hang them up! 



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