60 St. Patrick’s Day Decorations to Make Your Home Shamrock Chic
Whether you’re hosting a March 17th party or just want to add some green flair to your living space, there are plenty of ways to get creative with your St. Patrick’s Day decorations. From shamrock garlands to leprechaun hats, this article provides you with St. Patrick’s Day decor ideas.
St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that celebrates the patron saint of Ireland and has become synonymous with all things green, gold, and shamrock-shaped. Whether you’re Irish or just love a good excuse to throw a party, decorating your home for this festive occasion is sure to get you in the spirit.
In this article, we explore different ways to bring St. Patrick’s Day into your home decor. Here is a list:
- DIY shamrock sign with garland
- DIY four-leaf clover sign
- DIY shamrock, gold coin, and rainbow garlands
- DIY glittery shamrock and yarn ball garland
- DIY farmhouse shamrock garland
- DIY LUCKY vintage playing card garland
- DIY glittery horseshoe garland
- DIY shamrock and gold coin vertical garland
- DIY giant shamrock streamers
- DIY shamrock paper banner
- DIY painted burlap banner
- DIY ombre fringe shamrock wreath
- DIY green tulle wreath
- DIY paper clover wreath
- DIY shamrock tree
- DIY white yarn and shamrock tree
- DIY shamrock balloons
- DIY clear balloons with shamrock stickers
- DIY pot of gold with candy
- DIY pot of gold party favors
- DIY felt rainbow magnet
- DIY rainbow roving pillow
- DIY rainbow sand art terrariums
- DIY green and gold coasters
- DIY potted origami shamrocks
- DIY boxwood topiary trees
- DIY rainbow glitter vase
- DIY leprechaun hat vase
- DIY gold mason jars with tiny shamrocks
- DIY Irish flag mason jars
- DIY shamrock-filled mantel
- DIY Irish coffee bar
- DIY party dessert table
- DIY rainbow welcome mat
- DIY shamrock honeycombs
- DIY shamrock plant poke
- DIY fabric lucky clover specimen art
- DIY framed moss shamrock on glass
- DIY paper shamrock shadow box
- DIY no-sew shamrock table runner
- DIY shamrock pinwheels
- DIY leprechaun wine bottles
- DIY rainbow macrame wall hanging
- DIY lucky party poppers
- DIY rainbow taper candle holder
- DIY white candle and split pea candle holders
- DIY printable napkin wraps
- DIY rainbow disco ball
- DIY leprechaun bait
- DIY plaid shamrock door hanging
- DIY wood shim shamrock door hanging
- DIY sticky shamrocks on a door
- DIY rainbow door with a pot of gold
- DIY sock leprechaun centerpiece
- DIY ombre shamrocks on canvas
- DIY shamrock clothesline art on canvas
- DIY leprechaun belt cups
- DIY LUCKY shamrock throw pillow
- DIY LUCKY penny letters
- DIY shamrock string art
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1. DIY shamrock sign with garland
A DIY shamrock sign with a garland is an iconic decoration during the festive season, especially around St. Patrick’s Day. For this project, you need felt balls in rainbow colors, a foam brush, a whitewashed wooden plaque, green and metallic gold craft paint, a hot glue gun, a cotton swap, a needle and thread, and a shamrock stencil. The whitewashed effect pairs well with the modern farmhouse design. Although you can draw your own stencil, it’s best to download, print, and use a free online template to obtain more polished results. Visit Craftaholics Anonymous for complete step-by-step instructions.
2. DIY four-leaf clover sign
Include the symbolic four-leaf clover in your DIY St. Patrick’s Day decorations using a wooden sign with clean lines. To work on this DIY project, you need a square piece of birch wood, heart plaques, Americana Chalky Finish Paint, a paintbrush, a glue gun with glue, and twine for hanging. Hang the sign near the entryway or on an otherwise empty wall to liven up the atmosphere with festive cheer. Head over to A Night Owl for more details about this crafting project.
3. DIY shamrock, gold coin, and rainbow garlands
Craft three types of garlands with shamrock, gold coin, and rainbow patterns and create several layers for a St. Patrick’s Day piece of DIY decoration with a lot of depth. Start this project using paper in rainbow colors, a cutting machine, a paper cutter, scissors, thread, and a sewing machine. Using a cutting and sewing machine creates a professional look. But if you don’t mind an unpolished design, make shamrock, circular, and rectangular templates, cut out numerous pieces of paper and sew them with a needle. Visit The House That Lars Built for more details.
4. DIY glittery shamrock and yarn ball garland
Easily craft a garland made of glittered shamrocks and yarn balls as part of your St. Patrick’s Day decorations. It’s a project that requires green yarn, foam shamrocks, a hole punch, scissors, and bakers twine or jute twine. Using store-bought foam shamrocks simplifies the entire process. But if you can’t find any at your local store, use a cutting machine to make your own four-leaf clovers out of foam board. Check out Design Improvised for the complete tutorial.
5. DIY farmhouse shamrock garland
A farmhouse shamrock garland is in tune with rustic St. Patrick’s Day DIY decorations since the four-leaf clover isn’t green. Make the shamrock cushions from fabric, fill them with rice, and run a twine to create the garland. In addition to fabric, rice, and twine, this project calls for a shamrock template, cardstock, a funnel, a sewing machine, a needle and thread, and scissors. A sewing machine speeds up the sewing process and creates a garland that looks store-bought. But you can get away with just a needle and thread if you don’t have such a machine. Head over to A Wonderful Thought to learn more about this crafting project.
6. DIY LUCKY vintage playing card garland
A DIY garland made from vintage playing cards that spell LUCKY is a novel idea for St. Patrick’s Day decorations, ideal for modern rustic interior design. It’s also a cool idea for hosting a March 17th poker night or any other game night at home. Make this garland design using vintage alphabet playing cards, a hole punch, scissors, and leftover ribbon, lace, and seam binding, depending on your preferred style. If vintage alphabet playing cards aren’t available, make your own using study cardstock. Head to Duct Tape and Denim to learn more about this cool project.
7. DIY glittery horseshoe garland
A DIY glittery horseshoe garland is a cute addition to your St. Patrick’s Day decorations since the horseshoe represents luck. To start working on this project, you need wooden horseshoe cutouts, green paint, green glitter, Mod Podge, foam brushes, a hole punch, green baker’s twine, scissors, and assorted ribbon in green, yellow, and white. If you can’t find wooden horseshoe cutouts to buy, make your own out of sturdy cardstock. Go to Positively Splendid for more information about this project.
8. DIY shamrock and gold coin vertical garland
Craft a vertical garland with 3D paper shamrocks and gold chocolate coins as part of your St. Patrick’s Day decorations. Use this vertical garland to add height to a window, cover an empty wall, or create a decorative backdrop in your home. For this project, you need 3D paper shamrocks, twine or ribbon, gold coins, and adhesive. For instance, use a tape runner for the shamrocks and glue dots for the coins. A hot glue gun is a good alternative but messier. Check out Hoosier Homemade for the full guide.
9. DIY giant shamrock streamers
Crafting streamers made from giant shamrocks is a fantastic way to make a statement with your St. Patrick’s Day decorations. It pairs well with a minimalist design. This DIY project is easy and asks for minimal supplies: crepe paper rolls, scissors, computer paper, and a pen. Head over to Studio DIY to learn how to correctly cut the shamrock shape without ruining the entire garland.
10. DIY shamrock paper banner
Decorate an empty wall with a shamrock paper banner on St. Patrick’s Day using a simple crafting project. You need green yarn, cardboard scraps, a pencil, a paper cutter, scissors, jute twine, white cardstock, and a shamrock-shaped cookie cutter. Visit Life Family Fun for step-by-step instructions.
11. DIY painted burlap banner
Paint a burlap banner in festive colors to finish your St. Patrick’s Day decorations. The burlap banner complements the rustic style well. Start this project using gold polka dot burlap, regular burlap, green craft paint, green yarn, painter’s tape, a sponge brush, and scissors. Head over to Landeelu for more info.
12. DIY ombre fringe shamrock wreath
An ombre fringe shamrock wreath is a lovely door decoration for St. Patrick’s Day that looks made by an artist. It’s an easy DIY project that requires a curring machine, a shamrock template, craft adhesive, green paints, foam paint brushes, jute rope, and D-ring picture hanging hardware. Visit Lydi Out Loud to get all the details. The tutorial uses the Cricut Explore Air 2 cutting machine and accessories.
13. DIY green tulle wreath
A green tulle wreath is a delicate piece of interior door decor for St. Patrick’s Day that looks majestic, almost as if it announces a wedding on March 17th. For this DIY project, you need a straw or styrofoam wreath, a spool of green ribbon, scissors, hunter green and lime green tulle, cardstock, glitter shamrock cutouts, twine, and glue. The shamrocks spell LUCK. Head over to A Night Owl for instructions.
14. DIY paper clover wreath
A paper clover wreath is a lovely St. Patrick’s Day decoration idea that cardstock to craft shamrocks. The shamrocks have different shades of green, which give depth to the wreath and make it seem pulled out of a fantasy book. In addition to cardstock in various green hues, you need a large heart paper punch, thin floral wire, and a glue gun. Head over to Chica and Jo to learn more about this project.
15. DIY shamrock tree
A tiny shamrock tree is a cute way to decorate a coffee table or windowsill on St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a styrofoam tree covered entirely in decorative shamrocks. The shamrocks are layered with three shades of green to give the tree depth. Besides the styrofoam tree and decorative shamrocks, you will need glitter felt stickers and a glass candlestick to elevate the tree. Head over to Lolly Jane for more details.
16. DIY white yarn and shamrock tree
A small tree made from white yarn and decorative shamrocks is a bit more elegant than the previous idea for St. Patrick’s Day since it throws white into the mix. In this tree variation, cover a styrofoam tree in white yarn and then stick decorative shamrocks. Consider crafting a small bundle of these trees to make a table centerpiece. Check out The Inspired Hive for more info.
17. DIY shamrock balloons
Balloons are essential for any party, so make them festive for St. Patrick’s Day by shaping them as shamrocks. The idea is simple: fill four heart-shaped balloons and attach them together to make a shamrock. Craft several shamrock balloons to create a backdrop for taking photos or serving food and drinks. Visit Oh Happy Day for more info.
18. DIY clear balloons with shamrock stickers
Clear balloons covered with shamrock stickers are another way to make your St. Patrick’s Day decor more playful. Fill clear balloons with metallic shred that looks like gold. Then cover them with lightweight foam shamrock stickers to better define the balloon shape. To make a real party out of these balloons, fill them with helium. And use a small bag of gold chocolate coins (pot of gold) to anchor the balloons. Check out Design Improvised for more info.
19. DIY pot of gold with candy
St. Patrick’s Day would be incomplete without treats, so decorate a pot of gold to fill with candy. For this project, you need a mini terracotta pot, black acrylic paint, a sponge brush, Mod Podge, gold glitter, a shamrock sticker or vinyl cut-out, and rolo candies for filling. Place the pot on the coffee table so guests can serve themselves hot Irish coffee. Or consider making several pots of gold with candy to create a table centerpiece. Check out Create Craft Love for more details about this project.
20. DIY pot of gold party favors
Pot of gold party favors takes the St. Patrick’s Day decor idea previously described and adapts it for guest keepsakes. The goal is to create a bundle of pots and fill them with candy to give them away to your guests when they leave your party. The necessary supplies are pretty similar to the candy pot of gold. The key difference is that this idea uses mini cauldrons instead of mini terracotta pots. And the design is completely different. Go to Artfully Alissa to learn more.
21. DIY felt rainbow magnet
A felt rainbow magnet is a cute way to decorate your fridge or another metallic surface on St. Patrick’s Day. It’s the type of craft that both adults and kids can enjoy while spending bonding time together.
Make a felt rainbow magnet using felt in rainbow colors, scissors, a felt glue gun or hot glue gun, a magnet, and a rainbow pattern. The trick is layering the felt pieces on top of each other to create a cool effect. Check out the tutorial at Crafts by Amanda. Consider designing several felt rainbow magnets as party favors or classroom gifts, especially for St. Patrick’s Day kid events. Check out St. Patrick’s Day crafts for kids for more inspiration.
22. DIY rainbow roving pillow
Sew a rainbow roving pillow to decorate your sofa, couch, or bed for St. Patrick’s Day. For this project, you need pastel roving, matching pastel embroidery thread, scissors, a needle, and a pillow cover with a white or light base. It’s best to design several pillows this way for a more playful effect. Check out A Beautiful Mess for the tutorial instructions.
23. DIY rainbow sand art terrariums
Have fun creating rainbow sand art terrariums as part of your St. Patrick’s Day decorations, and wow your guests. For this colorful project, you need scenic sand in rainbow colors, gold glitter, faux succulents, and clear glass vases. Add details such as shamrock floral picks, paper straws, or washi tape, depending on what you have.
Making a bunch of rainbow sand art terrariums is an excellent way to create a table centerpiece and a conversation starter for your friends. Visit Average Inspired to get the complete instructions for this St. Patrick’s Day decor project.
24. DIY green and gold coasters
Craft festive coasters in green and gold to complete your table decorations for St. Patrick’s Day. Start this project using cork coasters, acrylic craft paint, a paintbrush, and shamrock cutouts. Once the paint dries, seal it with Mod Podge to prevent the coasters from deteriorating. Check out Sarah Hearts for more details about this project.
25. DIY potted origami shamrocks
Crafting potted origami shamrocks is an awesome St. Patrick’s Day idea for decorating a windowsill or mantel. Begin this project by gathering the necessary supplies: origami paper, scissors, floral wire, floral foam, wirecutters, masking tape, multi-surface paints in various colors, wood planters, and foam brushes. Get the instructions from Design Improvised.
26. DIY boxwood topiary trees
Create a nature-inspired theme for St. Patrick’s Day by decorating your mantel with boxwood topiary trees. For this project, you need boxwood topiary balls, galvanized tall pots, jute twine, foam discs, decorative rocks, and wood dowels. Make several topiary trees for a dramatic effect. Head to Made in a Day to learn more about this DIY design.
27. DIY rainbow glitter vase
A rainbow glitter vase is a delightful, functional decor for St. Patrick’s Day since you can use it for flowers or candy. The colorful design is sure to catch everyone’s attention, particularly kids. Start working on this project using glitter in rainbow colors, a glass vase, spray adhesive, poly spray, and painter’s tape. Get the full guide from Honeybear Lane.
28. DIY leprechaun hat vase
A leprechaun hat vase is a stunning piece of decor for displaying flowers on St. Patrick’s Day. It’s an upside-down terracotta pot decorated to look like a leprechaun, complete with a black belt and gold buckle. This crafting project calls for a terracotta pot and saucer, a floral foam block, silk greenery, a small, gold-colored picture frame, green and black acrylic craft paint, moss, and a hot glue gun with glue sticks. The vase works on its own in creating an elaborate table centerpiece, so you don’t have to make several of these pieces for your home. Visit The Gardening Cook to learn more about this project.
29. DIY gold mason jars with tiny shamrocks
Decorating mason jars by painting them gold and adding tiny shamrocks is a simple way to create a beautiful centerpiece for St. Patrick’s Day. To start working on this project, you need pint-size and quart-size regular mouth mason jars, gold metallic spray paint, green acrylic paint, toothpicks, and a medium-tip paintbrush. Visit Mason Jar Crafts Love for all the details.
30. DIY Irish flag mason jars
Show your Irish colors for St. Patrick’s Day by decorating mason jars with Ireland’s flag. It’s a simple paint job that requires two coats of primer, painter’s tape, dark and orange paint, and a regular and thin paintbrush. Visit Mason Jar Crafts Love for more info.
31. DIY shamrock-filled mantel
A shamrock-filled mantel is a fantastic way to spruce up your St. Patrick’s Day decor. Feel free to include as many decorations as possible where the shamrock is the star. For example, add a garland, framed art, and potted paper shamrocks. Check out Design Improvised for more inspiration.
32. DIY Irish coffee bar
An Irish coffee bar is indispensable for decorating an adult St. Patrick’s Day party. Designate an area in a room for setting up a table with food and drinks. Add green and white flowers, glittery shamrocks, chocolate gold coins, and a green backdrop. Then head over to Artfully Alissa to learn how to make traditional Irish coffee and Lucky Charm treats.
33. DIY party dessert table
The dessert table is the center of attention at any St. Patrick’s Day party, so decorate it accordingly. Use a balloon arch, shamrocks, small black cauldrons frilled with glittery treats, green and white cupcakes, cake, dessert kabobs, or Oreos dipped in white frosting with green and gold glitter. Check out Jordan’s Easy Entertaining for more inspiration.
34. DIY rainbow welcome mat
A rainbow welcome mat is a great outdoor decoration for St. Patrick’s Day that lets your guests know what to expect as soon as they set foot in your home. To start working on this DIY project, you will need a plain rug, spray paint, kraft paper, wrapping paper, weights, and a drop cloth. Visit The House That Lars Built for more information.
35. DIY shamrock honeycombs
Turn honeycomb balls into shamrocks to complete your St. Patrick’s Day decorations. Hang them on an empty wall or use them to create an intricate backdrop. Start working on this project using honeycomb balls, a shamrock template, and scissors. It’s a super-easy craft since you must download and print the shamrock template, then use it to cut the honeycomb balls. Head over to Studio DIY to download the shamrock template for free.
36. DIY shamrock plant poke
Craft shamrock plant pokes to decorate your potted flowers for St. Patrick’s Day. To work on this DIY project, you need wood hearts, a wood disc, a wooden dowel, an orange button, green sheer ribbon, a hot glue gun, white craft glue, green felt scrap, gold flitter, multi-purpose sealer, and an acrylic spray sealer. Get the step-by-step instructions from Crafts by Amanda.
37. DIY fabric lucky clover specimen art
Create fabric lucky clover specimen art for St. Patrick’s Day to make it look like an artist visited your house. For this DIY project, you need a shadow box, background fabric, shamrock fabric, contrasting thread, batting, and posterboard or chipboard. Check out Flamingo Toes for more details.
38. DIY framed moss shamrock on glass
Craft a framed moss shamrock on glass to add an artistic feel to your St. Patrick’s Day decorations. To start working on this project, you need an old frame with intact glass, a natural moss sheet, clear craft glue such as E6000, scissors, toothpicks, and a shamrock template. Go to Stow and Tell U for the full tutorial.
39. DIY paper shamrock shadow box
Fill a shadow box with numerous paper green shamrocks to create an eye-catching piece of decor for St. Patrick’s Day. Keep the background white and write Feelin’ Lucky in black. Check out Oh My Creative to get the complete details about this cool project, including how to build a shadow box using polystyrene sheets instead of glass and attach the Feelin’ Lucky stencil.
40. DIY no-sew shamrock table runner
Decorate your dining room table with a shamrock table runner for St. Patrick’s Day without having to sew anything. The idea for this DIY project belongs to Ribbons and Glue. It’s just a matter of tying together shamrock placements with green ribbon.
41. DIY shamrock pinwheels
Making shamrock pinwheels is a simple and adorable way to decorate vases or bottles for St. Patrick’s Day. Visit Love the Day to download the pinwheel and shamrock templates for free, make the cuts as detailed in the guide, glue the corners, and add shamrock hearts on top of the pinwheels.
42. DIY leprechaun wine bottles
Transform old wine bottles into adorable leprechauns to add to your St. Patrick’s Day decorations. Paint wine bottles green and attach leprechaun belts, buckles, and hats. In addition to old wine bottles, you need a drop cloth, green spray paint, painter’s tape, black and gold paint, a foam brush, champagne corks, wood circles or chips, buttons, rubber cement or a hot glue gun, gloves, a small paint brush, and a gold ribbon. Get the step-by-step instructions from Green with Decor.
43. DIY rainbow macrame wall hanging
A rainbow macrame wall hanging is a great way to spruce up your St. Patrick’s Day decor. It’s a lively project that spreads cheer, and it requires few supplies: yarn in rainbow colors, a wooden dowel, twine or string, and giant white paper flowers. Head over to The Craft Patch for the full tutorial. The website has a separate guide for making the giant paper flowers.
44. DIY lucky party poppers
Make lucky party poppers filled with confetti as part of your St. Patrick’s Day decorations to stun your guests. Use lucky clovers and bits of gold instead of classical confetti. For this DIY project, you need toilet paper tubes, tissue paper or lightweight crepe paper, confetti, four-leaf clovers, twine, double-stick tape, and scissors. Head over to Studio DIY for more info.
45. DIY rainbow taper candle holder
A rainbow taper candle holder is a charming way to jazz up your St. Patrick’s Day decorations and create a stunning centerpiece. To work on this design, you need colorful taper candles, an oak board, a drill, a spade bit set, and fine sandpaper. It doesn’t require advanced woodworking skills, so you can tackle this project even if you’re a rookie. Head over to Sugar and Cloth to get all the details.
46. DIY white candle and split pea candle holders
Candle holders with white candles and split peas on the bottom add elegance and charm to your St. Patrick’s Day decorations. The festive colors are subtle, so the project is ideal for those who prefer less dramatic decor pieces for March 17th. Decorating three candle holders this way is a simple way to create a table centerpiece. Besides the clear vases, candle sticks and split peas, you need toothpicks and E6000 glue. Visit Two Twenty One to learn more about this design.
47. DIY printable napkin wraps
These printable napkin wraps instantly add elegance to your table decorations for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s an easy craft project since it’s just a matter of printing the template on cardstock and cutting, folding, and gluing the paper. Visit The Craft Patch to get the free template and assembly instructions.
48. DIY rainbow disco ball
A rainbow disco ball is a super-fun idea for decorating a St. Patrick’s Day party, especially for teens. Make one using a regular disco ball, a metallic foil adhesive vinyl, scissors, and an X-ACTO knife. Hang this rainbow disco ball by the ceiling, turn off the lights, and stare in awe at the moving lights. Go to A Beautiful Mess for the complete instructions.
49. DIY leprechaun bait
Making leprechaun bait is a cute way to liven up your St. Patrick’s Day decorations and create small gifts. It also reminds people of the traditional Irish folklore of luring leprechauns to show themselves. For this project, you need mini tubes or small plastic bags, dehydrated marshmallows, green sprinkles, and green M&M’s. You could also use popcorn mix. Head to The Inspiration Board to download the free printable gift tag and follow the step-by-step instructions.
50. DIY plaid shamrock door hanging
Decorate an interior door with a wooden hanging plaid shamrock for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a great way to incorporate green buffalo checks into your festive decorations. Start this project using a wooden shamrock, frog tape, white chalk paint, paint brushes, and light green, medium green, deeper green, and white acrylic paint. Head over to Weekend Craft for the complete instructions.
51. DIY wood shim shamrock door hanging
Another way to decorate a door on St. Patrick’s Day is using wood shims to craft a shamrock. It’s an awesome design that pairs well with the modern farmhouse look. Start gathering your supplies for this DIY woodworking project: wood shims, acrylic paint, wood glue, a paintbrush, a foam brush, vinegar, steel wool, ribbon, and a jigsaw. It would help to have a router with a flush trim bit, a Dremel with a 561 multipurpose bit, and clamps. Visit A Wonderful Thought for the instructions.
52. DIY sticky shamrocks on a door
Stick a few paper shamrocks on an interior door to bring nature inside your home for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a super easy craft that even kids can pull off. Visit How About Orange, download the free heart template, and follow the instructions. Make a shamrock using three hearts and a stem. Stick everything with scotch tape for a hassle-free experience.
53. DIY rainbow door with a pot of gold
Make a door stand out on St. Patrick’s Day by decorating it with a rainbow from top to bottom, complete with a pot at the end of the rainbow. Craft a rainbow out of strips of multi-colored ribbon in bright hues – about 3 yards of each color. For the pot of gold, use black and yellow felt. Masking tape, thumbtacks, or command adhesive are great for attaching the decorations to the door without worrying about permanent modifications. Visit Chica and Jo to learn more about this cool DIY project.
54. DIY sock leprechaun centerpiece
Create a stunning leprechaun centerpiece from a sock and other common materials for your DIY St. Patrick’s Day decorations. This project calls for orange or red craft fur, a leprechaun hat, a black ankle sock, beans and stuffing or poly beads, a pom-pom or bead for the nose, and pipe cleaner and black felt for the legs and feet. Attach all components with a glue gun and glue sticks. You also need a razor or a straight blade to cut the fur. Get the complete details from Ruffles and Rain Boots.
55. DIY ombre shamrocks on canvas
Make your own artwork to decorate an empty wall for St. Patrick’s day using shamrocks in three green shades to produce an ombre effect. This wall art idea is awesome for modern-minimal interior design. Start this project with scrapbook paper, a four-leave clover punch or a die-cut machine, glue dots, and a canvas or frame. Go to A Pumpkin and a Princess for further instructions.
56. DIY shamrock clothesline art on canvas
Another way to create artwork on canvas for St. Patrick’s Day wall decorations is by sticking shamrocks to a clothesline. You need paper shamrocks, gold glitter paint or gold glitter and Mod Podge, tape or glue, a string or twine, clothespins, and a canvas.
Artsy Fartsy Mama has a tutorial for creating clothesline art with green hearts. We suggest shamrocks since they are more festive for St. Patrick’s Day decorations, but you can go either way. It’s best to use sturdy cardstock when making the shamrock cutouts so they won’t fall off the clothespins.
57. DIY leprechaun belt cups
DIY leprechaun belt cups are functional St. Patrick’s Day decorations since guests will use them for green beer, apple juice, and other festive drinks. For this project, you need green paper cups, red or black ribbons, gold rhinestone stickers, and glue. Head over to Cutefetti for more details.
58. DIY LUCKY shamrock throw pillow
Create a festive throw pillow for your St. Patrick’s Day decorations by writing LUCKY and sewing shamrocks. For this DIY project, you need green fabric scraps, denim or other fabric for lettering, iron-on adhesive and iron-on adhesive sheets, shamrock die cuts, a template with the word LUCKY, natural canvas, green print, a zipper, and a pillow form. Visit Jedi Craft Girl to download the free printable template and follow the step-by-step instructions.
59. DIY LUCKY penny letters
Craft a giant LUCKY sign covered in pennies to create a dramatic St. Patrick’s Day decoration that will steal the show. For this DIY project, you need paper mache or wood LUCKY letters, copper acrylic paint, a foam brush, glue, and a lot of pennies (about $3 worth). Use old with various pennies for a vintage look, or coat them with glossy Mod Podge for a modern design. Check out Made by Marzipan for further details.
60. DIY shamrock string art
Shamrock string art is a fairly simple project that doubles as a St. Patrick’s Day decoration since you can hang it or lean it against a wall. For this DIY project, you need a hammer, a nail, a wooden board, masking tape, a pencil or a ruler, green yarn or embroidery floss, and scissors. Using only green yarn or embroidery floss is merely a suggestion; feel free to switch colors halfway through, to add visual interest and dimensionality to your art piece. For example, use rainbow colors to stick to the March 17th theme. The trickiest part is hammering the nails straight down into the board and evenly spaced, or the shamrock design will turn out crooked. Use a clothespin to hold the nail and hammer it perpendicular to the wood board while keeping your fingers safe. Visit The Kim Six Fix for more details about this DIY project.
Discover more useful information about each St. Patrick’s Day decoration.
How should I decorate for a St. Patrick’s Day party?
Consider using green and gold balloons, streamers, and tablecloths to create a festive atmosphere. Hang up shamrock cutouts or use them as table centerpieces.
Are there any traditional Irish decorations I should include?
Yes. Incorporating Celtic knots or Irish flags into your decor is a great way to pay homage to the holiday’s roots.
When should I take down my St. Patrick’s Day decorations?
It’s up to you. Some people keep their decor up through the entire month of March, while others take it down right after the holiday festivities have ended.
Can I decorate my workplace for St. Patrick’s Day?
It depends on your company’s policies and culture. If it’s allowed, consider decorating the break room or common areas to boost morale during the holiday season.
St. Patrick’s Day decorations are a fantastic way to honor the holiday with a festive spirit, infuse your decor with a personalized touch, and bring luck into your home. With a bit of creativity and just a few materials, create unique handcrafted items and spend quality time with your family by having everyone pitch in.
Learn how to throw a St. Patrick’s Day party at home to show off your glorious decorations.