DIY Shamrock Coasters

Gold is a hot trend right now!  I’ll admit I was slow to embrace it, but the more I use it in decorating, crafts and my own personal fashion (what little I have) it has grown on me.  This month I’ve teamed up with some of my crafty friends to share 10 fabulous gold inspired projects, including my gold DIY Shamrock Coasters.

DIY Shamrock Coasters

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t a holiday I do a lot of decorating or hosting parties for, but it’s always fun to have a little festive touch around to celebrate.  Since St. Patrick’s Day has really become a holiday centered around drinking I thought it would be very fitting to make lucky shamrock coasters to set your drinks on.Shamrock Coasters

This project is incredibly easy, but it did require a little bit of time.  Here is what you’ll need to make your own Shamrock Coasters:

  • Corkboard material (I bought the roll of cork from Hobby Lobby)
  • Gold Sequin Ribbon Trim – 2 yards per shamrock
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue or E6000

Cut out a shamrock template from cardstock and then trace it on your cork.  Carefully cut out the shamrock.

DIY Shamrock Coaster Supplies

Next, run a thin line of glue around the edge of the shamrock and carefully start placing your trim on the cork.  Continue to work your way around the entire shamrock and repeat until it is completely filled in.  You may need to fill in a few holes with individual sequins and trim the edges of the sequins off the stem of the shamrock so it maintains it’s shape.

DIY Shamrock Coaster Sequins

Gold DIY Shamrock Coaster

That’s it.  Now you have a glittery gold shamrock coaster to keep your beverages looking festive this St. Patrick’s Day.

Drinks on Shamrock Coasters

My husband thought gold shamrocks were silly so I made a few green ones too.

Green DIY Shamrock Coaster

Now, make sure you hop on over and visit all of the other gold inspired projects from my friends.  Click on each image to view the project.

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I’d love to hear what you think of the gold trend, love it or hate it?

Mariah Leeson is the creative mind behind With a passion for celebrating, Mariah created Giggles Galore to inspire families to celebrate life’s little moments with creative, budget friendly ideas. She loves cooking, reading, crafting, hosting parties and most of all spending time giggling with her family.

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  1. Those are so fabulous! I have to pin them!

  2. This is genius! Love it.

  3. Hi Mariah! These are brilliant!! I love them – what an amazing idea to turn your cork into a shape!! So thrilled to be on this monthly blog hop with you- I’m heading up to make sure I am following you across the board!!

  4. This is so adorable!! I love shamrocks and need to make some of these!

  5. Love these coasters!! Stopping by from the SITS blog. 🙂

  6. Those are so festive! I love sequins on anything and everything, but those are especially perfect for St. Pat’s.

  7. This is so cute!! I’m loving all the gold projects!

  8. These are fantastic! It’s truly a great idea!

  9. I love these! Can’t wait to try them. How fun!

  10. Hi Mariah,

    These shamrock’s are super cute… almost too cute to cover it up with a glass! 🙂 Thanks for sharing how you made them.

  11. Fantastic and my mind is racing with other projects inspired by this!

  12. Wow, such a great idea! Holly 🙂

  13. love them they look so awesome come over and see our copycat shamrock shake recipe

  14. Love this! Totally pinning 🙂 xo

  15. These are so adorable and perfect for St. Patty’s Day. I’m totally pinning these right now!!

  16. I love these fun coasters! Thanks for sharing your crafty inspiration on this week’s Monday Funday Party!

  17. Absolutely love this, what a cute idea! Totally pinning 🙂 xo

  18. Too cute – love the new idea to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day just a bit more, too fun! Dropping by from #FoodieFriDIY – pinning to share!

  19. These are SO CUTE!!! I’m definitely whipping up a batch for our house and for my door at work. They’re so cute not only as coasters, but decorations, too! Love!

  20. The finished product looks much more complicated than the instructions suggest, which is always the mark of s good craft.

  21. These are so cute. It’s perfect to light up a table. I’l make some of these.

  22. Such an easy & cute idea!! Thanks for sharing at the Inspiration Spotlight Party @DearCreatives Pinned & shared.

  23. My birthday in on St. Patrick’s Day so of coarse I’m going to love this…:) Thanks for sharing.

  24. These are so cute for St. Patrick’s Day! Pinned!

  25. I love it love it love it, anything that glitters!!!
    Thank you for sharing on h M Heartsie Girls Friday Features!!

  26. Hello

    They are very cute I have a question I bought a roll of cork with adhesive on the back is that correct also do you place the card stock shamrock on the adhesive?

    • Hi Mellisa, happy to hear you are going to give this project a try. The roll of cork that I purchased did not have an adhesive back, I used hot glue to adhere the sequins to the cork. I used the card stock shamrock as a template only and traced it directly onto the cork, then cut that out to finish the project with the sequins. Hope that helps, but if you have additional questions please feel free to email me.

      • Where did you get the cardstock shamrock template? Or did you just print the shamrock on the cardstock?

        • Another thing can I ask why you used cardstock to trace on the corkboard

          • Hi Mellisa, I like to use cardstock because it is thicker and I find that it is easier to trace around than just regular paper. But, you certainly don’t have to use carstock, you can use plain printer paper if that is what you have.

  27. Hi Mariah, I love these! Just wanted you to know I’m featuring it on Sunday Features Link Party this weekend. ☘

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