DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - Christmas

Most of the time I claim that green is my favorite color, when clearly I’m just in denial of being a pink kind of girl. Regardless, I love St. Patrick’s Day mostly for being given good reason to make everything green.

To make sure you’re the one pinching and not being pinched, I’ve put together a simple DIY paper backdrop and sweet recipe to incorporate into your holiday (or if you just like the green, I don’t blame you).

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Materials:

  • Martha Stewart decorative circle punch
  • card stock
  • tape

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patricks Day

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day First, insert your circle punch of choice onto the track. Select how many inches you’d like the circle to be (6-12 inches), both on the slider on the side, and the bottom plate.

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day

Place the cardstock center over the magnetic circles, and let the magnetic knob and main punch into place over top of their specific magnets.

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day

 

Press the punch down, then rotate the knob one time, and press the punch again.  Repeat until the circle is fully cut-out.Once you have as many circles as you’d like, use a piece of looped tape to tape them into place for your backdrop.

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day

Ingredients for the Irish peppermint shake (1 serving)

  • 6 ice cubes
  • 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • 1 drop or 1 of peppermint extract
  • green food coloring
  • whipped cream for topping
  • spalsh of Irish cream or liquor

Blend all of the ingredients together, and then top with whipped cream. Add a striped straw, and they’re ready to serve!

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day

 

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - Christmas

Most of the time I claim that green is my favorite color, when clearly I’m just in denial of being a pink kind of girl. Regardless, I love St. Patrick’s Day mostly for being given good reason to make everything green.

To make sure you’re the one pinching and not being pinched, I’ve put together a simple DIY paper backdrop and sweet recipe to incorporate into your holiday (or if you just like the green, I don’t blame you).

MY LATEST VIDEOS

Materials:

  • Martha Stewart decorative circle punch
  • card stock
  • tape

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patricks Day

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day First, insert your circle punch of choice onto the track. Select how many inches you’d like the circle to be (6-12 inches), both on the slider on the side, and the bottom plate.

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day

Place the cardstock center over the magnetic circles, and let the magnetic knob and main punch into place over top of their specific magnets.

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day

 

Press the punch down, then rotate the knob one time, and press the punch again.  Repeat until the circle is fully cut-out.Once you have as many circles as you’d like, use a piece of looped tape to tape them into place for your backdrop.

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day

Ingredients for the Irish peppermint shake (1 serving)

  • 6 ice cubes
  • 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • 1 drop or 1 of peppermint extract
  • green food coloring
  • whipped cream for topping
  • spalsh of Irish cream or liquor

Blend all of the ingredients together, and then top with whipped cream. Add a striped straw, and they’re ready to serve!

DIY Paper Punch Backdrop and a Recipe - Sugar & Cloth - Houston Blogger - Holiday - St. Patrick's Day

 

Comments

  • jewel7013

    03.11.13

    Pink needs to take a backseat today, loving this blast of green!!!!

  • Brittni

    03.12.13

    Mmmm. That shake looks yummy. Love the colors of that backdrop too Ash. I might have to get one of those hole punches.

  • Allison

    03.12.13

    So pretty amd festive! I am now craving that scrumptious looking shake! I may need to treat myself to that this week.

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    04.09.13

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