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These St. Pat’s ornaments are so cute you can save them and bring them out again every year! Not to mention they are really easy to do. Purchase some Plaster of Paris at your local craft store (less than 4$ at Michael’s-for a huge bucket of it!). Mix according to directions (1 part water, 1&1/2 part plaster of paris) and pour into a mold of your choice. I used shamrock cookie cutters sprayed with Pam and placed them directly onto my countertop. Let the molds sit for at least 10 minutes then gently push them out. They’re still damp for a bit, it’s probably better to do the shapes the day before you paint them if you can. I then used a small drill bit and put a hole in the shamrock near the top in approximately the center. After my child painted the shamrock, I let it dry then sprayed it with a matte finish acrylic sealer (purchased at Walmart, Michaels, or even Lowes). Then I used a permanent marker to note the child’s name and year, and hung them in the window using clear fishing line. What fun! The little ones love to paint and then to see their creations hanging in the window for all to see! “I made that!” my little guy says!