LEPRECHAUN HAT FAVOURS
LEPRECHAUN HAT FAVOURS …….. These St. Patrick’s Day little leprechaun bowler hats are exactly that – bowls. With some dabs of green paint, ribbon, and paper for embellishing, plus a handful of sweet treats, you can turn snack-size plastic bowls into charming party favours this holiday.
1. With your bowl upside down, paint the curved underside of the lip with a small paintbrush. Let dry. Paint a second coat. 2. Using a sponge, dab paint on the outside of the bowl to cover. Let dry; paint a second coat. Do not paint the inside of the bowl, since you will be filling it with food. 3. With the top of the lid facing you, paint the inner edge of the lid with a paintbrush. Let dry. Paint a second coat and let dry again. 4. Using a sponge, dab paint on the top of the lid. Let dry. Paint a second coat. Let dry. Do not paint the inside of the lid, since it may come into contact with food.
5. Measure the length of ribbon required by wrapping it once around the bowl and cutting accordingly. Affix double-sided tape to one side of the ribbon. 6. Remove backing from double-sided tape and adhere the ribbon to the bowl, close to the brim. 7. Using a pair of scissors, create a shamrock shape using green card stock and a 3/4″- x 1″-inch buckle using yellow card stock. 8. Use a little piece of double-sided tape or a dab of glue to adhere the shamrock and buckle. Don’t forget to fill with candy! Your guests will be filled to the brim with delight and your neighbours green with envy.
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