St. Patrick’s Day isn’t a national holiday, but for many, it’s still a day worth celebrating. Those with Irish genes are especially fond of the day, as well as Christians who use the holiday to remember Saint Patrick. Whether you’re big on St. Patrick’s Day or not, it’s always fun to host a party! You don’t have to go all out with your decor, but there are some really fun and easy ways to incorporate a bit of Irish luck, green and gold elements. These ideas will add just enough festive fun to your shindig, so go ahead and give them a try!
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1. Lucky Shamrocks Wreath
One piece of decor that spans all seasons, holidays and events is a wreath. You can seriously make a wreath from just about anything, and customize it to fit any occasion. A wreath is a lovely way to welcome guests to your home, and this one is really cute! With traditional St. Patrick’s Day elements like a rainbow, the color green and pops of gold, this charming display will get your party started before your guests even walk through the door.
Get the full tutorial for making this from Flamingo Toes.
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2. Shamrock Mason Jars
Mason jars are so versatile, which makes them great for parties. You can put utensils in them for a food table, fill them with flowers to create a centerpiece, or set them on a fireplace mantel to add a touch of style. These ones are really easy to make, using spray paint, acrylic paint, and a toothpick.
Head over to Mason Jar Crafts Love to learn how to make these.
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3. Painted Coasters
Keep your tabletops free of wear and tear by making these adorable St. Patrick’s Day coasters. They will protect your tables from cup stains and add a dose of festive fun! You could even design ones for a children’s table to encourage kids to use coasters.
Stop by Sarah Hearts for the tutorial on making these.
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4. Green Bottles
You can embellish a few green bottles and use them to add festive flair to a table at your St. Patrick’s Day party. Fill them with beads, rocks or other materials, or leave them empty for a sheer look. It’s so easy to use craft supplies to dress the bottles up, and you can make each one unique while still coordinating them all.
Check out Darling Doodles, where you’ll find more ideas of decorating for holidays.
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5. Tissue Paper Garland
Talk about easy! This DIY garland only requires tissue paper and scissors so even your kids could help with it. You could hang this garland just about anywhere to spruce up your space for a St. Patty’s party. Across the fireplace mantel, outside along the back porch, this hanging piece of craftiness is a must-make for your holiday soiree.
You’ll find the simple step-by-step instructions at The Penny Drawer.
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6. Ombre Wood Pallet
Hang it on your front door, above the food & drink table, or set it against the wall of your fireplace on the mantel. No matter where you display this pallet, your St. Patrick’s Day celebration will be stylish and green!
My Crafty Spot has the instructions for crafting this masterpiece.
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7. Lucky Penny Letters
If you’ve got about $3.00 worth of pennies, this creative DIY is sure to impress your party guests. This would be a fun piece to display across your fireplace mantel or a large table. You could even hang the letters on your wall if you really wanted to make a statement with your decor. Display the letters alone, or dress up with other fun St. Patty’s Day supplies.
Take a look at how this is done on Made by Marzipan.