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DIY ~ St. Patrick’s Day Tie

St Patrick's Day Tie

St. Patrick’s Day tie

I have been in the dollar store many times over the last few weeks and each time I go in, I am drawn to those gigantic funny looking St. Patrick’s day ties.  I thought it would be neat to get some for my boys, but quickly decided that it would be even MORE fun for them make them!

What you will need:

  • Green paper
  • Ribbon
  • Glitter glue
  • Markers, crayons or pencil crayons
  • Velcro
  • St Patty’s day stickers, foam shapes, ect for embellishments.

tie template

I tried a few times to draw a tie onto my paper, but it did NOT turn out well. So I searched online for a tie template. All I did was print it out, cut it out and then traced it onto my green paper. Once you have traced it,  cut out the tie and embellish however your little heart desires. I love to use glitter paint on my projects, if you decide to use it, make sure that you let your tie dry before continuing with the next step.DIY tie

Next cut a piece of ribbon long enough to fit around your child’s neck. Attach one piece of the Velcro to one side with some hot glue, and the other to the other side and cut ribbon in half. I chose to use Velcro for obvious reasons, we don’t want any kiddo’s being choked by a paper tie!

One you have the ribbon attached you are all done!

Now you have a spiffy homemade St. Patrick’s Day tie.

Check out my St Patrick’s Day board on Pinterest & the St Patrick’s day DIY project from last week.

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!


Jennifer Hunt is the owner/licensee of Guelph Mompreneurs, the creative mind behind Imagine With Paper, and a social media footprint in the Guelph-Wellington area with her blog My Big Blue World which is focused on the adventures – and misadventures – of being a mom of 3 boys. She describes herself as a “serial crafter and DIY addict” and sometimes finds it hard to step away from pinterest. Although life can get pretty hectic she has decided to add a new blog “Goddess With a Gluegun” into the mix.

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Debbie White Beattie

Thursday 14th of December 2017

This little tie is super cute and perfect for a day at preschool or just hanging out at home


Thursday 14th of March 2013

Oh my gosh - that's adorable! I love how proud he looks. :)


Tuesday 12th of March 2013

Awww :-) Super cute! Very easy craft - thanks for sharing