DIY Cork Shamrock Craft for St. Patrick’s Day

March 08, 2018

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DIY Cork Shamrock Craft for St. Patrick’s Day

Originally a religious feast day to honor Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick’s Day has evolved over the years into a day to celebrate all things Irish across the globe. Whether it’s festivals or special foods, St. Patrick’s Day revelry is a good time for all… unless you forget your green of course! Here is a fun and easy craft project you can do to join in the St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Show your Irish spirit with this DIY Cork Shamrock.

Watch this video for a step-by-step, how-to guide:


  • 47 used wine corks
  • Hot glue gun
  • Hot glue sticks
  • Green acrylic paint
  • Paint brush


  • Plug in hot glue gun to warm up.
  • Using this downloadable diagram, arrange your corks into the shamrock shape.
  • Begin attaching the corks to each other one by one until you have connected them all in the shamrock shape.
  • Once the glue has dried, remove any excess strings left behind from the hot glue.
  • Paint the ends of the corks green and let dry.
  • Display your festive wine cork shamrock!

Have a great St. Patrick’s Day. Sláinte!