Email Signup

Subscribe to the Plaid Crafts Newsletter for craft project ideas, product news, our live events, and more!

DIY Leprechaun Hat and Pot o' Gold

By: Emily Schmidt of GBGHcosplay

Learn how to make your very own Leprechaun Top Hat and Pot of Gold using PlaidFX. This is a great project to get you excited about St. Patrick’s Day. Build these projects for a fun closet cosplay or centerpiece for your tabletop.

At a Glance:

Project #15947 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active

This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid Supplies

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz. - CS11201

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Carbon, 3 oz. - 36874

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Green Empire, 3 oz. - 36856

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Charred Root, 3 oz. - 36870

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Armour Metal Flexible Acrylic Paint - Samurai Sword, 3 oz. - 36884

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Armour Metal Flexible Acrylic Paint - Chainmail, 3 oz. - 36883

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

PlaidFX Armour Metal Flexible Acrylic Paint - Gold Coin, 3 oz. - 36887

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Plaid ® Wood Burning Set with Variable Temperature Control - 17391E

Number Needed: 1 $26.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • EVA Foam
  • Utility Knife
  • Contact Cement
  • Marker or Pen
  • Airbrush
  • Window Cleaner
  • Plastic Pot
  • Hole Punch
  • Rock Salt
  • Gold Fine Glitter
  • Gloves
  • Respirator
 

Project Patterns and Printables

instructions

See How to Make This Project!

@plaidfx

#StPatricksDay #leprechaun #tophat using #cosplay supplies from #HobbyLobby! #plaidfx #part1 #evafoam #tutorial #FYP

♬ Sunrise - Official Sound Studio
@plaidfx

It’s almost #StPatricksDay! Make a #leprechaun #tophat using #cosplay supplies from #hobbylobby! #plaidfx #part2 #evafoam #tutorial #FYP

♬ Sunrise - Official Sound Studio
@plaidfx

#StPatricksDay #leprechaun #tophat using #PlaidFX from #hobbylobby! #part3 #evafoam #tutorial #FYP #cosplay #GoHUAWEICLOUD

♬ Sunrise - Official Sound Studio
@plaidfx

#StPatricksDay #potofgold #tutorial using #ModPodge from #hobbylobby #gold #leprechaun

♬ Monody (feat. Laura Brehm) - TheFatRat
@plaidfx

#StPatricksDay #potofgold #cosplay #tutorial #airbrushing #PlaidFX from #hobbylobby #gold #leprechaun

♬ Monody (feat. Laura Brehm) - TheFatRat

Step-by-Step Instructions

Check out our fun TikTok Videos demonstrating how to build these projects for yourself!

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.