DIY Paper Leprechaun Beards


The luckiest day of the year is upon us! And the folks here at Shoplet are already kicking up their Irish spirit by quite a few notches. To celebrate our favorite March holiday, St. Patrick’s Day, we decided to present you with a easy tutorial on DIY paper leprechaun beards:


-1-2 sheets of orange construction paper

-1 piece of sturdy card stock

-1 magic marker


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1) Outline your beard on your card stock, then cut it out. We sort of winged our drawing, because let’s face it — not all beards are created equal. Plus it c

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2) Cut a few thick pieces of orange construction paper out + glue them to your beard (this is just to make sure that no ugly portions of non-orange card stock show through your beard). Oh, and trick to cutting the inside portion, without cutting into the cardboard, is to gently fold the paper in half!

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3) Cut out a bunch of thin orange strips + wrap them tightly around a pen or pencil:

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4) Tape your curly paper strips to your beard accordingly:

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5) Aaaaand BRAVO! Your leprechaun beard is FINITO!

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See, we told you it was going to be easy.

Enjoy your beard, and make sure to share your beard pics with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+ or whatever social platform your heart desires!