Monday, March 15, 2010

St. Patrick's Day Pot o' Gold

Hi there friends,
Today I have a "For the Teacher" project many of you like to see. This is something I created for my son's teacher for St. Patty's day.
Here it is:

It is VERY simple to do. I used a 3" clay pot you can find at any craft store. Paint it with black acrylic paint & let it dry.

Then add the Ferrero Rocher chocolates & embellish as you wish. I just wrapped ribbon around it & adhered a shamrock on it. Super simple, right? But way cute.

Here's another version if you want to make more economically:
You can use a black party cup instead of a clay pot & fill it with Ferrero Rocher Chocolates. Tip: I stuff the bottom of the cup with cellophane paper so that there's actually only a few chocolates on the top. (I know, i'm evil ;) Embellish as you'd like. Mine is very basic because this was just to show you. The shamrock border is actually the MS hydrangea border punch. Don't they look like little 4 leaf clovers???

Another version:
Fill with chocolate gold coins. Unfortunately, these aren't chocolate coins :( (my wonderful- not!) children ate the ones I bought (grrrrr!)

Thanks for peeking today! Hope you're ready for St. Patty's Day :)
Gotta Go!


  1. Well how cute and what a great teacher gift. :)

  2. Awesome gift!! My favorite candy!!! :)

  3. I always love your darling projects- great idea!!!

  4. Very cute and very easy - and with chocolate! what could be better?!

  5. well you are just so clever...I once painted a pot, and thats as far as it are totally awesome, glitter bee hugs, Ronnie

  6. check my blog a couple posts from top for a special prize just for you....ronnie

  7. I love the painted pot version - so sweet! lucky teacher!

  8. Thanks for such a great idea!

  9. Another great project!! The flower pot is great, but I love the paper cup idea, too!! TFS!

  10. Love the painted pots. Wish I saw this sooner, I'm going to file it away for next year. The teachers at my son's preschool LOVE chocolate, this would have been super for them. I better stay tuned for your Easter ideas, LOL!

  11. Great idea - I like the pot!


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