General info

shamrock 1 shamrock 2
  • Great gift for your friends and family
  • Difficulty: Easy

What you will need

  • Soap
  • Carving or Exacto knife
  • Paring knife
  • Toothpick
  • Shamrock Template (download here )

Soap info

Maccha Milk soap

Used in tutorial

maccha milk soap
  • Available
  • Milk and green tea scented
  • Diameter: 6.8 cm (2-3/4")
  • Thickness: 2.8 cm (1-1/8")
  • Weight: 80g (3 oz)

Transparent green glycerin soap

transparent green soap
  • Not available
  • Diameter: 6.6 cm (2-5/8")
  • Thickness: 2.2 cm (7/8")
  • Weight: 80g (3 oz)


1. Cut the soap into a slice that's bigger than the shamrock template.
step 1
2. Print and cut out the template. Trace the shape of the shamrock onto the soap.
step 2
3. Using a carving knife, cut out the soap shamrock. Holding the carving knife at a right angle to the soap, cut four straight lines between the leaves and the stem with the knife point.
step 3
4. Cut a straight line in the middle of each leaf and cut two curved lines in each leaf in a heart shape. Cut off the soap between the right and left leave to create the stem. Done!
step 4