Nicole™ Crafts Glass Block Pot O' Gold

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by Chris Yankauskas, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Glass Block Pot O' Gold

It's so much fun making crafts with kids!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint nor the glitter glue.
  • 2
    Download and print project template. Cut shapes from foam in the colors and quantities specified.
  • 3
    Punch two Gold glitter foam circles for cuff buttons, three Black glitter foam circles for shirt buttons and one Flesh foam circle for nose.
  • 4
    Assemble and glue together all pieces to form leprechaun as shown. Glue on wiggle eyes and Orange pom poms for beard.
  • 5
    Cut a 2 inch x 2 inch piece of Styrofoam disc. Glue to back bottom of foam pot piece. Glue a craft stick to each leg of leprechaun, extending 1 inch further than bottom. Insert and glue craft sticks into Styrofoam disc.
  • 6
    Paint 13 wood discs Splendid Gold. When dry, cover with Gold glitter glue. Allow to dry.
  • 7
    Glue wood discs around top of pot as shown and one wood disc/circle in leprechaun’s hand.
  • 8
    Attach stickers to pot to spell out desired sentiment. (Tip: you may want to layout your letters first to ensure your desired sentiment will fit.)
  • 9
    Glue pot and leprechaun to bottom inside of glass block.
  • 10
    Insert lights into glass block, leaving battery pack on outside.
  • 11
    Cut small strips of Green and Gold glitter tulle. Insert into glass block in front of lights.
  • 12
    Cut a 6 inch x 2 inch piece of White glitter foam. Cut a slit halfway through middle lengthwise. Attach to top of glass block with leprechaun in middle.
  • 13
    Cut a 3 foot piece of White glitter tulle. Fold and glue around leprechaun.
  • 14
    Cut eight circles from Gold glitter foam that are 5/8 inch each and attach to tulle as shown.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Glass Block 8 inch x 8 inch 104540362
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104258585
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104258586
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Lime Green 104258607
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Flesh 104258604
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Zone™ Adhesive Back 9 inch x 12 inch Sheet Glitter White 104468063
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Zone™ Adhesive Back 9 inch x 12 inch Sheet Glitter Black 104468064
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Zone™ Adhesive Back 9 inch x 12 inch Sheet Glitter Gold 104468073
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Zone™ Glitter Foam Stickers St. Patrick's Day 104265061
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 155 pc. Multi Size Primary 104276871
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 10 mm 100 pc. 104233379
  • Floracraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Disc 3 inch x 1 inch White 104179474
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Disc/Circle 1 inch 7 pc. 104139646
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Tulle 6 inch x 10 yard Gold 104733904
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Tulle 6 inch x 10 yard Lime 104733892
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Tulle 6 inch x 10 yard White 104596184
  • Nicole™ Crafts Teeny LED Light Set Clear Lights Silver Wire 30 Bulbs 104786342
  • American Crafts Thickers Foam Alphabet Stickers Sunny White 104731086
  • Sharpie Permanent Paint Marker Ultra Fine Point Black 104128548
  • McGill Hole Punch Round 1/4 inch x 2 inch 104094611
  • Loew-Cornell Craft Sticks 150 pc. Unpainted 104141449
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Gold 104277419
  • DecoArt Dazzling Metallics Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Splendid Gold 104549534
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • FloraCraft Foam Cutter 6 inch 2 blade 104186311
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
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