Easy Dollar Tree Shamrock Pillow

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Welcome friends. I’m so glad that you’re here for our St. Patrick’s Day Blog Hop hosted by Debbee from Debbee’s Buzz. Today I’m joining some very talented bloggers to bring you some Irish themed ideas and projects. If you’re coming over from Kara at Vintage Style Gal, weren’t her decorating ideas for the holiday fabulous? With St. Patrick’s Day less than a week away, if you’d still like to make a decoration, you’ll need a quick and easy project, like this monogram shamrock pillow!

This shamrock pillow is an easy Dollar Tree decoration that will take you less than five minutes to make. Can you believe that? Plus, it’s a no sew project. It seems to good to be true, but I promise it isn’t. Let me show you how it’s done!

St. Patrick’s Day shamrock pillow supplies:

  • green pre-made pillow covers- I bought a set of 3 empty 16×16 pillow covers from Walmart for $6.
  • galvanized metal monogram shamrock from Dollar Tree
  • Beacon Quick Grip- E6000 will work, but I find that Quick Grip is so much better and dries faster.
St. Patrick's Day shamrock pillow supplies: green pillowcase, Beacon Quick Grip, and a galvanized metal monogram "K" 4-leaf clover.

Prep the Pillow Cover & Shamrock

First, iron the fold marks and any wrinkles out of the green pillowcase.

Ironing a green pillowcase to use as a St. Patrick's Day pillow cover.

Remove the twine hanger from the shamrock. Then fold the pieces of metal that held it down. That way you won’t have the tabs sticking out when you place it on the pillow.

Folding down the tabs that would hang the St. Patrick's Day monogrammed shamrock so that they won't show on the St. Patrick's Day pillow.

Assemble the Pillow

Lay the monogrammed shamrock face down on a flat surface. Squeeze Quick Grip around the shamrock. Make sure you pay careful attention to covering the outside edges well. Just don’t add too much so that it doesn’t squeeze out when you press it on the pillowcase.

Placing Quick Grip on the back of a "K" monogrammed shamrock.

Make sure the pillow cover is laying out flat, then carefully place the shamrock in the center. Press it down firmly for several minutes.

Pressing monogrammed "K" shamrock onto a green pillow cover.

Allow it to dry, and that’s it!

Shamrock Pillow Video Tutorial

Can you believe how easy this was?!

I placed my pillow in a basket next to my St. Patrick’s Day sign (made without a Cricut!), and I think it looks great. What do you think?

St. Patrick's Day shamrock monogrammed pillow sitting in a basket on a console table sitting next to greenery in a vase jar and a "lucky to be blessed" sign.

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    St. Patrick’s Day Blog Hop

    Next up on our blog hop is Kari over at Me and My Captain. She’s sharing a lovely rustic St. Patrick’s Day tablescape that’s sure to inspire you to decorate your own!

    How to Make a Beautiful St. Patrick’s Tablescape 🍀 Peacock Ridge Farm

    Irish Town and Country Tablescape 🍀 Panoply

    Erin Go Bragh 🍀 Home is Where the Boat Is

    Irish Ancestry: Genealogy, DNA & Visiting Ireland 🍀 Debbees Buzz

    St. Patrick’s Day Seed Box Vignette 🍀 Common Ground

    Tuath Dé Danann on a St. Patrick’s Day Table 🍀 The Cat’s Whiskerz

    Lucky & Blessed St. Patrick’s Day Tiered Tray 🍀 The Painted Apron

    13th Edition of the Keeper of the Shamrock Cloth 🍀 Corner of Plaid and Paisley

    Pot of Gold & Rainbow Tablescape 🍀 Mantle and Table

    Decorating for St. Patrick’s Day 🍀 Vintage Style Gal

    Dollar Tree Monogram Shamrock Pillow 🍀 Life as a Leo Wife

    Casual, Rustic St. Patrick’s Day Table 🍀 Me and My Captain

    Shamrocks and Gold 🍀 Life and Linda

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    24 thoughts on “Easy Dollar Tree Shamrock Pillow

    1. Hi Niki, I love your pillow. Thank you for the tip in using the Quick Grip, I have not heard of it before so I am happy to add something new to my stash. I have found some glue can be tricky, and it sounds like this one worked like a charm! Thank you for sharing your inspiration.

      1. Thanks Cara! Yes, I love Quick Grip!! It dries so quickly. When you’re not using fabric, you add the glue, place the items together, then lift the one you’re gluing up 3 times. It makes the glue tacky & adheres within 2 minutes. I fell in love with it the first time I used it!

    2. Wow, that was easy!! It’s really cute too Niki! I didn’t know you could buy pre-made pillow covers like that, great find!

      1. I know! I snatched them up right when I saw them. They were in the fabric department hanging on a little thing attached to the side of the end cap. I haven’t seen new ones this season, but I’m on the lookout!

    3. Cute and very economical way of creating a holiday decorative pillow! Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you and yours!☘️

    4. What a great pillow Niki and it looks almost too easy to be true! The metal shamrock was a great find and thanks for the tip about the Quick Grip glue. It was so nice hopping with you today and I hope you have a fabulous St. Paddy’s day!

    5. Niki, I’m always amazed by your endless crafty creativity and ingenuity in turning DT finds into decor and other projects. Such a fun and festive pillow! So happy to have you join the hop and share your talents.

    6. Such and easy DIY and festive and pillow for the St. Patrick’s Day! Thanks for sharing the tip about Quick Grip too. So happy to hop with you, Erin go Bragh ☘️

    7. What a great idea Niki – I never would have thought of that, and it makes a lovely elegant pillow! Thanks for the instructions and the inspiration! So nice sharing this hop with you – hope you have a Happy St Patrick’s Day!

    8. Such a lovely pillow perfect for St. Patrick’s day. Thanks for the tip bout Quick Grip. Your tutorial is fabulous. A pleasure hopping long with you.

    9. Niki…how clever you are and I will certainly use your tips. Thank you for your wonderful and kind words on my post. Hugs Kari @ Me and My Captain

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