Leprechaun Treat Boxes St. Patrick's Day

Leprechaun Treat Boxes for St. Patrick's Day


completed treat box

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a fun and easy DIY project - making a treat box for the little leprechauns in your life. In this blog post, we'll provide step-by-step instructions on how to create a festive treat box using cardstock, googly eyes, and glue. Whether you're looking to create a special treat for your child's classroom party or want to add some extra St. Patrick's Day spirit to your home, this project is perfect for both children and adults and can be completed in just a few hours.


  • Cardstock in orange, green, peach or other face color, and pink 
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue


The treat box is created from two designs from Cricut Access - #M43D10 (leprechaun) and #M3A880 (box). 

leprechaun design

box design

Size the box to about 11.5 inches on the longest size. Isolate the face and hat from the leprechaun and size them to fit the box. Use the slice function to cut the features from the face, creating holes in the face.

cut design

Make the project, cutting the box from a 12x12 inch piece of orange cardstock. Fold the box along the score lines.

fold box

Glue or tape a small piece of pink paper behind the cheek, nose, and mouth holes.

glue face

Glue the face and hat to the front of the box. Add a pair of small googly eyes.

assemble box

leprechaun close up

completed leprechauns 

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Lee Ann Lilly

Lee Ann is a mixed media hobbyist who enjoys using her Cricut machine for art projects as well as decorations for her home and garden. She's a new empty-nester with 2 adult daughters. Now she and her husband are free to embark on that US pizza eating tour they always talked about. Lee Ann provides IT support to Craft-e-Corner.

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1 comment

This is a great idea! Love the cute box.

Victoria Lynch

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