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Shamrock Wire Bookmark Craft

Make a Shamrock Wire Bookmark for a fun St Paddy’s day bookmark craft.  And these St Patrick’s Day Art metal bookmarks make great reading bookmark gifts.

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Shamrock Wire Bookmarks make pretty St Patrick’s Day Art projects that everyone will enjoy making and using.   Also, this bookmark craft is so inexpensive.    You only need a minimal amount of supplies since this Shamrock Wire Bookmark is made from one continuous piece of wire.

 

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This little gold shamrock wire bookmark is easier than you would believe.  Several of these metal bookmarks can easily be made in an afternoon.

We are sharing all the how-to’s for this bookmark craft today just in time for a fun St Patrick’s Day art project.  Also, we have a free printable shamrock pattern as a guide to help you make these reading bookmarks.
 

What you will need to make these Shamrock metal bookmarks:

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List of Supplies:

Equipment Needed:

 

How to Make a Shamrock Wire Bookmark:

You can make several of these metal bookmarks in several different sizes.  And you might wish to try other colors of wire such as copper or silver.

 

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Print out the Shamrock template and select any size you’d like to trace.  This template includes different sizes for the metal bookmarks.

 

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Take the 16 gauge wire bundle and the looping pliers and create a small loop at the open end of the wire.    Do not cut the wire from the bundle.

 

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Hold the loop on the center loop of the shamrock template and bend the wire along the template. Use the looping pliers to create loops or curves on the wire tracing the pattern.

 

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Follow the lines of the template pattern bending the wire using only the looping pliers.

 

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Next use flat nose pliers to squeeze and bend the part of the wire right between the cloves.

 

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After tracing around the cloves with the wire using the flat nose pliers to bend the wire along the stem part of the shamrock.

 

Making a Shamrock Wire Bookmark

 

Trace the wire along the shamrock stem pattern using your fingers. And cut off the wire from the bundle keeping a bit of extra wire at its open end.

 

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 Now create a small twirly pattern at the end of the wire

 

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Hammer the Shamrock Wire Bookmark against a hard, plain surface to give it a sturdy structure.

 

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This Shamrock Wire Bookmark is reversible and it can be used either way.   We hope you enjoy making these metal bookmarks and hope you enjoying using them.  Or giving them away as gifts

 

Other St Patrick’s Day Fun:

 

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Shamrock Wire Bookmark Craft

Make Shamrock Wire reading bookmarks for a cool clover shaped St Paddy’s day bookmark craft.
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Keyword: bookmark craft, Metal Bookmark, metal bookmarks, reading bookmarks, Shamrock Wire Bookmark, St Patrick's Day Art
Servings: 1
Author: Evelyn
Cost: $5

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Instructions

  • Print out the Shamrock template and select any size you’d like to trace.  This template includes different sizes for the metal bookmarks.
  •  Take the 16 gauge wire bundle and the looping pliers and create a small loop at the open end of the wire.    Do not cut the wire from the bundle.
  • Hold the loop on the center loop of the shamrock template and bend the wire along the template. Use the looping pliers to create loops or curves on the wire tracing the pattern.
  • Follow the lines of the template pattern bending the wire using only the looping pliers.
  •   Next use flat nose pliers to squeeze and bend the part of the wire right between the cloves.
  • After tracing around the cloves with the wire using the flat nose pliers to bend the wire along the stem part of the shamrock.
  • Trace the wire along the stem pattern using your fingers. And cut off the wire from the bundle keeping a bit of extra wire at its open end.
  • Now create a small twirly pattern at the end of the wire
  • Hammer the Shamrock Wire Bookmark against a hard, plain surface to give it a sturdy structure.  You can use the bookmark on both sides.

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