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St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Rainbow Wands

Mar 11, 2014

To celebrate St Paddy's day, we decided to make a rainbow-inspired wand. After all, wands possess all sorts of powers--think we'll use ours to make a pot of gold appear!

To make your own you will need:

  • a 12-inch piece of dowel 
  • paint in rainbow colours
  • ribbon in rainbow colours
  • green felt
  • scissors
  • glue gun and glue

To start paint your dowel in all the colours of the rainbow. This takes a bit of patience, but the end result is fantastic.

Then take your ribbon...cut it into two-foot lengths. Using your glue gun, glue the ribbon to the top of your dowel.

Next, take your felt and cut out two shamrock shapes.If I don't know how to cut a shape I use a Google image search to help me--type in "shamrock template", and you'll come up with a great variety to choose from.

Glue the felt shamrocks to the top of your wand (front and back) and let the magic begin!

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Article Author Maureen Macmillan
Maureen Macmillan

Maureen Macmillan is one half of the blog Twig and Toadstool. The blog is primarily a natural based craft blog that she created with the help of her friend Shanti. They create beautiful crafts made out of natural and beautiful materials, things that are inspired by Mother Nature, embellished with glitter, whimsy and imagination! Maureen is a mother of two beautiful girls, ages five and 10, and she feels fortunate enough to live in a part of Eastern Ontario where she is surrounded by the beauty of the natural world and part of a community of parents who encourage creativity and JOY!

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