St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Trap #Craft 23


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St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Trap

#Craft #StPatricksDay


I can’t believe that it’s already March.  With Easter coming so early this year, I almost forgot about our little Leprechaun friend!  I made this with my Cricut and just wanted something fun for our counter.  I figured that since these little guys will be running around in a couple of weeks, I would make up a trap to catch one.  That way, they could promise to show me where the real gold was, and than I would let them free! 🙂

This is actually a little chair cut-out for the Cricut, but since I used a one-sided craft paper, it didn’t look that great sitting the other way, so I figured it was perfect to use as a trap for the little green guy!

I hope you like it!! Have a blessed day, and please be sure to comment on, and share this craft on your social media channels – thanks!


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Instructions:

I started by using the scoring stylus to create the box that I would use.  It is actually a chair from the “Tags, Bags, Boxes and More 2” cartridge.  I figured I would just change it up a bit.

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When the scoring was done, the Cricut started cutting and it ended up like this.

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Once it was removed from the sheet, I started folding it up.

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I added some double-sided adhesive tape to the edge, to finish folding the box.

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When you have the edges secure, you can just fold up the bottom like a gift box to close it up.

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Next, I used my Cricut to cut out some extra pieces to decorate the main one.

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Again, using the tape, I attached them to the “box”.

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Now you can just display it wherever you wish, and hope that you catch one of the little guys!  We got “lucky” pretty quickly…he obviously thought the candy was his gold! 🙂

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I hope you like it!  Please take a minute to leave me a comment, and let me know what you would do different, or what you would add, etc.  Be sure to tweet, pin, share, etc. – thank you!!


The lot is cast into the lap,  but it’s every decision is from the Lord..” –Proverbs 16:33


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bee turck
4 years ago

wow, that is really cute! I’m not sure I could execute it though, eeek 🙂 as always, your fellow co-host at #homematters – xo, Bee

Crystal
4 years ago

This is seriously so cute! Makes me want a Cricut! So fun to co-host with you at #HomeMattersParty Have a great St. Patricks Day!

Jeanne Grunert
4 years ago

Too, too cute! Love the idea. Thanks for sharing this on the #HomeMattersParty

Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai

Hahaha! This is ADORABLE!!! What a cute project. I bet it is fun to make and share with your kids. 🙂 Thanks for being a co-host and sharing at the #HomeMattersParty 🙂

~Lorelai
Life With Lorelai

Rachel O.
4 years ago

Aw, so cute! I’ve used a Cricut, but have never owned one. You can do a million things with them!! Thanks for co-hosting the #HomeMattersParty linkup with me!

Michelle James
4 years ago

Oh my goodness! This is so cute! I’ve only had the Cricut Explore Air a month & am just loving it! So much you can do! Thanks for sharing #HomeMattersParty

Sahana
4 years ago

Ha ha!! Love how you turned a chair into a pretty trap. Great to be co-hosting with you @ #HomeMattersParty

Andrea Kruse
4 years ago

So cute! My kids are really into making Leprechaun traps and this is an adorable version. I love how you modified the gift box design. Very clever. 🙂

Bernadyn
4 years ago

That was my favorite part of St.Patrick’s Day when I was a kid was to try to catch a peek of a leprechaun! Fun project, I need to do something like this with my little girl this month. She’d love it!

Mag@GirlyCreation
4 years ago

This is so cute. I am so jealous to see the Circut, wish that I can have one in the future.