Feeling Lucky? Lotto Gift for St. Patrick’s Day

Poor St. Patrick’s Day … sandwiched right between Valentine’s Day and Easter!  I think this may be my only St. Patty’s post (oh wait!  I did make these lucky penny votive holders last year) and despite my fun filled luck o’ the Irish Pinterest board, I felt a little bad.  So, I decided to create a cute little gift for your Leprechauns!  
Feeling lucky? St. Patrick's Day lotto gift at shakentogetherlife.com
This little matchbook style card is stamped with Feeling Lucky? with a washi taped penny that is perfect for the scratch off lottery ticket inside!  So cute, right?!  This is a simple and inexpensive gift for co-workers or to tuck in the hubby’s lunch box or front seat!
Feeling lucky? St. Patrick's Day lotto gift at shakentogetherlife.com
Here is what I used to make these quick gifts:
Kraft card stock, black ink and letter stamps, a penny, scratch off lottery ticket, a fine tipped black marker, washi tape, brown ink, stapler and the Martha Stewart scorer/folder.

1.  Cut your card stock into 9in x 3 in strips.

2. Score each strip at 1 inch and 5 1/2 inches.  Scoring basically makes it easier to fold the paper and gives you nice clean, sharp creases.  Don’t have a scorer?  Just fold it :)

3.  Stamp your phrase and shamrock on the front of the card and secure a shiny penny with a strip of washi tape.

4.  Now, fold the 1 inch flap up at the scored line and staple the lotto ticket inside that fold (make sure to staple the part of the ticket you don’t scratch off.). The large flap will fold down over the lotto ticket and tuck inside the smaller stapled fold just like a matchbook.

5.  Use a small brown ink pad to ink the edges of the cards and the fine tipped marker to add the shamrock stem.

Feeling lucky? St. Patrick's Day lotto gift at shakentogetherlife.com
Too bad all of my tickets were losers …  maybe you’ll get luckier!
Since we know the ol’ blog is light on St. Patty’s day posts, how about a few of my favorite green things?
Easy Eggless Key Lime Curd
Limeade Sherbet Fizz
Pistachio Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

This was shared at all of the blogs on my Link page!


  1. Such a cute idea, Keri. :)

  2. Love these!! So cute!

  3. This is a great idea, you are always so creative!

  4. Oh my gosh this is such a cute idea!! The Irish side of my family would LOVE this! :D

  5. This is absolutely adorable and can’t wait to try this out!!!!!!

  6. Keri this is so lucky pinching cute! Yep! I like it!

  7. These are perfect! What a great idea!

  8. This is adorable! Nobody loves a lottery ticket like my husband. The penny is the best touch!

  9. This is super cute! Popped over from Lil’ Luna :-)

  10. Great idea! This is such a cute project! I am a new follower from the Wow Us Wednesday link party. I would like to invite you to come check out my blog too. http://www.mendezmanor.com

  11. This is a great idea – I sometimes will use lottery tickets as part of a tablescape for the holidays. Your idea makes it so CUTE! Hope you can stop by the enchanted oven.

  12. Brilliant, an absolutely GRAND idea.

  13. what a GREAT idea….xo

  14. How cute! I love lotto tickets, and this is an awesome way to wrap them up!

  15. Those are so cute! I may do something like that for some friends. :)

    I wandered over from BFF Open House Link Party

  16. So cute!Love these! You should come link this up to The CSi Project today. the challenge is St. Patrick’s Day crafts, decor or food. Come on over!

  17. LOVE this! Thanks for sharing at Keep Calm & Link Up this week :)

  18. So fun. I know so many people who would love this gift! Thanks for sharing it at Silver Pennies Sundays! x

  19. Such a fun clever idea!
    Thanks for linking up this week! I featured your post in my wrap up! http://tidymom.net/2013/st-patricks-day-handmade-party-ideas/

    Have a fabulous rest of the weekend.

  20. What a great idea! I’m going to surprise the hubs with this. Thanks for sharing!

  21. What a cute idea! Love it.

  22. Such a cute idea Keri. Wanted to let you know I’m featuring this as part of my link party wrap up tomorrow.

  23. What a cute and clever idea! Love it!

  24. this is so amazing, Keri! I love it – sharing on FB now!

  25. These are so fun! very clever!I want to make these.

  26. Loved these some much I shared them on my blog!



  27. Really cute! I’m thinking I could use this for a kid friendly version too :)

  28. Very cute idea!!

  29. Those are just adorable! I love everything about them. Have to pin them! Thanks so much for sharing at Project Inspire{d}!

  30. Newest follower here! I found you through the six sisters’ stuff blog hop :) You have a super cute blog, I can’t wait to read more. You can find me at meandmr.com

    -Melanie @meandmr.com

  31. Very cute little idea. They look like cute little matchbooks. (⌒▽⌒)☆

  32. Keri this is so much fun – I love it!! Pinning now! xo


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