diy leprechaun hat : don’t get pinched!

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paper fascinator for St. Patrick's Day

How cute is this DIY leprechaun hat? Just when you were starting to get worried about getting pinched because all your t-shirts are black, it’s paper to the rescue!

Take a peek at this fun little project we worked on with HGTV.com, and get your glue gun out!

For this diy leprechaun hat, you will need:

leprechaun hat PDF download
your choice of green papers – 1 shade
craft knife
ruler
paper scoring tool
3” punch
glue gun
plain black plastic headband
embellishments for the hat – ribbon, buttons, etc.

paper fascinator for St. Patrick's Day

Print out the pdf pages, and use the pattern to cut the hat pieces out of your green paper. After cutting out the rectangular hat sides, score the “teeth” and fold them to the inside.

paper fascinator for St. Patrick's Day

Next, cut out the oval hat brim and roll up the long sides using a pencil. Fold the hat brim “teeth” up, and dry fit the hat sides before adding glue to secure.

paper fascinator for St. Patrick's Day

Use a 3” punch to cut out the circle top of the hat and affix with glue. Add a wide black ribbon hat band, a square of gold paper “buckle”, and any other decorative touches. Adhere the paper hat to the black headband with hot glue.

paper fascinator for St. Patrick's Day

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