Coat a cupcake with a thin layer of buttercream.
Roll out gold fondant and cut out a circle.
Place fondant circle on top of cupcake.
Roll out green fondant and cut out hearts.
Hand form green stems and small gold balls.
Assemble shamrock on cupcake. Adhere with a small dab of water.
Shamrock cupcakes are complete!
If desired - make a few more using varying shades of green.