Leprechaun Door Hanger

Materials

  • Dow STYROFOAM Brand Foam: 12"x1"x3/4" wreath
  • Cardboard: 12" square, scrap
  • Orange crepe paper
  • Fibre-Craft Craft Foam: green, yellow, black
  • Wiggle eyes, two large
  • Black cording, 8" length
  • Plastic-coated wire, 5" length

Tools

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint: Flesh Tone
  • Red chalk
  • Aleene's Original Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • For nose, draw and cut out 2" oval from cardboard. Trace wreath on cardboard. For face, cut 1/2" inside circle.

STEP 2

  • On covered work surface, paint nose and face Flesh Tone. Let dry.

STEP 3

  • For hat, measure and cut 2-1/2"x12" green craft foam rectangle (hat brim) and 9"x6-1/2" green craft foam rectangle (hat). For hat band, measure and cut 2"x9" strip and 1" square from black craft foam. For buckle, measure and cut 2" yellow craft foam square.

STEP 4

  • Glue hat brim on hat. Glue hat band and buckle on hat. Let dry.

STEP 5

  • For beard, wrap wreath with orange crepe paper. Glue ends. Measure and cut 70 2" pieces from orange crepe paper. Scrunch orange squares; glue on beard, covering bottom area. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • Glue face on back of wreath. Lightly blush nose and cheeks with red chalk. Glue nose on face. Glue eyes above nose. Glue cheeks on sides of face.

STEP 7

  • For mouth, measure and cut 8" black cord length. Knot ends of cord. Glue cord length on face.

STEP 8

  • Glue hat above head. For hanger, measure and cut 5" wire length. Insert wire ends into wreath behind hat. Spot glue to secure.
by Linda Valentino
Leprechaun Door Hanger
Leprechaun Door Hanger