Thursday, March 15, 2012

St Patrick's Day Clothesline Art

Remember when I said that my Valentine's Clothesline Art could be used for every holiday?

Well, here you go:
Green hearts with GOLD glitter for a fun St. Patrick's Day Clothesline!

Easy peasy.

All you need for this project is:
11"x14" canvas
1.5" heart {or any other}-shaped punch
Paint chips
Mini clothespins
String/twine/etc {I used black embroidery thread}
Gold glitter paint or Mod Podge & Gold glitter


Head to any paint-selling store {I chose WalMart this time} and pick out a bunch of paint chips
{you'll really only use about 3}. The color I chose was Lucky Shamrock by Glidden.

Punch or cut out 16 hearts {or more, if that's how you roll}.
Carefully paint a layer or two of the gold glitter paint on each heart. Don't have gold glitter paint?
You can also paint on some Mod Podge and sprinkle some gold glitter on top! Either way looks great.

While they're drying, tape or glue one end of the string onto the back of the canvas and wrap the thread/string/twine/etc around the canvas until you have four lines across the front and tape or glue the other end of the string on the back.

Now it's time to attach the hearts! Carefully clip the hearts onto the string with the mini clothespins and arrange however you want - crooked or perfect, it's all up to you!


Hope you all have a *LUCKY* St. Patrick's Day!!
Linking to these parties!

14 comments:

  1. So cute! I need one of those heart punchers! So much great stuff you can do with them!

    --Katie
    @ Creatively Living

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  2. This is so cute! Gotta love those mini clothespins.

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  3. Shirley said..
    This is just too cute for words. Thanks for the post.

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  4. That is just adorable!! I would love to have you link it up at Fantabulous Friday going on now.

    http://littlebeckyhomecky.blogspot.com/2012/03/fantabulous-friday-4.html

    Hope to see you there!

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  5. That is a really cute, easy little garland. I love it...one even the kids could do- xo Diana

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  6. I love how you can re-use the basic canvas and just make a few changes for another holiday! AWESOME!

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  7. What a cute and clever craft! I love it!! Thank you for sharing. :) New follower!! :)

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  8. This is so adorable! You could easily change it for each holiday/season too. Found you from the Sunday Social.

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  9. I'm a new follower from the blog hop. :-) Would love if you have a minute to check out my blog! www.punkprincesscreations.blogspot.com

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  10. Sweet and simple.. <3 Thanks for linking up! :)

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  11. This is so cute! Thanks for joining us for "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We hope you'll come back next week! -The Sisters

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  12. I've done this for Valentine's Day and St. Patrick's Day right along with you. I'm bummed there was no Easter post. Did you use little eggs? Hearts with Easter paper? Please share. :) I can't be left to my own devices. Ha!

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