Leprechaun House

Last year, my kids and I set a trap to catch a Leprechaun.  We didn’t have any luck catching him but he did leave us some chocolate gold coins.  Score!

So this year, in case we do catch him, I made a lil’  Leprechaun House for him to stay in.  My kids are super-duper excited about this idea too.  What do you feed a Leprechaun anyways?

DIY Leprechaun House in case you get lucky and catch one!

Leprechaun House

I made this Leprechaun Houses using the  Cricut Tag, Bags, Boxes & More 2  cartridge.  This was the first time I’ve used this cartridge and I didn’t realize how helpful it would of been to have had the recommended  scoring blade .  Should of read the instructions.. Ack!.

Since the score lines weren’t marked on the cuts (sans scoring blade), it made it more difficult to assembly the house but there is a very helpful little manual that comes along with this cartridge, thanks Cricut!

 Rainbow Buttons

Anyways, I figured it out and I think this little house turned out so dang cute!  My kids love it too and are already discussing the trap for this year.


DIY Leprechaun House

Cricut Cartridges used to make Leprechaun House:

TBBM2– dog house cut at 9.94 inches.
Sweet Tooth Boxes– windows cut at 5.12 inches.
Paper Doll Dress Up– shamrock cut at .53 inches


Leprechaun House

Wish us luck on catching our Leprechaun this year.  At least he’ll bring chocolate!
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  1. says

    OMG your project is sooo CUTE!AWESOME job with all the great details and I LOVE that little house,TOO CUTE!great sentiment,Have a great day!:)

  2. says

    Oh my goodness, Holly! This is such an adorable project! I love every little detail! COngrats on your new Design Team position! Thanks for playing along with us at BBTB2 this week!

  3. says

    Holloy, This is just beyond cute. Your little leprechaun hut is ADORABLE. I especiall love the burlap!! I have got to get the TBBM2 cartridge. Congratulations on being on the Fantabulous DT.

  4. says

    Holly This is SOOOOOO adorable! I love the little house and the Burlap is the perfect touch and the button walkway is just perfect. I can see why your kids are excited! Really pretty project.

  5. says

    Holly this is just darling! I love all the amazing little details on your leprechaun hut…tto cute! Hope you guys catch one this year!

  6. says

    Your project is just as cute as can be. I love the house! Great way to use the shammies. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2 and congrats on your DT position.

  7. says

    This is so, so sweet! I just love all the details – especially the sign over the door and the fun rainbow path made of buttons! So clever!
    Welcome to the FCCB team! I look forward to working with you!

  8. says

    OMGoodness this is just Too Stinkin Cute, Cute, Cute!!! I may have to lift this, my Son would get a huge kick out of it! Now I Have to have the new TBBM2 NOW! Thanks for the enabling, lol! So glad you joined us over at BBTB2, I’m just Lovin this!
    ((Hugs)) Theresa

  9. says

    Hi Holly! So happy to have you on our team! I have always been a fan of your work and am so glad to be your teammate! This house is so darned cute. I can remember when I was a kid & how much I loved St. Patty’s Day. What a great mom you are! I’m sure your kids were super duper excited for this. 😉 Great job on your first post!

    XO ~ Amy Jo (FCCB DT member & former coordinator)
    amyjrockstar at gmail dot com

  10. says

    wow wow wow wow wow. My favorite part though is the button pathway wouldn’t that be so pretty outside of a house! I LOVE IT!!!! If I showed my kids I know they would be super dooper excited about it too ;)Thank you so much for playing along with us this month Jaded Blossom. 😉


  11. says

    I have to leave another comment, lol, I just couldn’t get this out of my head and I have to tell you I added a little mention on my blog post for today linking to your blog because I just thought this was just too darn Cute! My Son and I will be making something similar this weekend since I don’t have the TBBM2 yet (but hopefully soon, lol) Just thought I would let you know!
    ((Hugs)) Theresa
    Oh, and Congrats on the new Design Team! =]

  12. says

    I love your Leprechaun hut! It’s adorable! Love the button sidewalk too! Thanks for playing along at Krafty Girls! :)


  13. says

    oh my goodness this is the most adorable project!! I LOVE LOVE every detail you put into this house!! Good luck catching that Leprechaun this year!! Hee Hee:) and thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate for another challenge!!!

  14. says

    Holly this little hut is just the cutest! i looove the rainbow pathway, the embossing, EVERYTHING! I’m so happy and looking forward to working with you on the FCCB!
    ♥ Cyndy

  15. says

    So cute. I love being able to get my kids involved in things like this! Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Cutter Room.

    CCR DT

  16. says

    very cute and creative – love the rainbow path and the fabric patches on the roof!
    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

    Hugs, Alica 😉

  17. says

    What a SUPER cute project ! I especially love your little rainbow path in front of your darling house ! Thanks for playing along with us at BBTB2 ! Lori

  18. Marie says

    This is so cute!

    I don’t have a Cricut. I do however have a Silhouette. Do you know if they have similar patterns?

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