With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, you may be planning to go to the store and stock up on green decorations. But by making them yourself, you save money and get to spend quality time making crafts with your kids. From fun wearable props to table decorations, your home will look positively perfect for the Feast of St. Patrick.
- Paper Leprechaun Hat
These leprechaun hats are adorable and festive—not to mention easy to make. Stock up on green card stock and some plastic headbands to make some silly mini hats for your guests.
- Balloon Shamrock Backdrop
This stunning shamrock backdrop is made from different colored green balloons and cardboard. Create the green backdrop and use a lo-temp glue gun to easily glue various sized balloons onto it. This project would look incredible in your Instagram pictures.
- T-shirt Patterns
Create your own Irish slogan t-shirts for free! Stock up on some plain t-shirts (white or light green), and print out these patterns on iron-on transfer paper. Cut out the pattern, place it on a t-shirt, and iron it on! It’s that easy, and your guests will love these mementos.
- Rainbow Centerpiece
This lovely rainbow centerpiece will look fabulous on your dinner table.
Get some 6 clay pots and paint them red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. Fill them with soil and wheatgrass, or fake shrubs if you prefer.
- Shamrock Paper Garland
This 3D shamrock paper garland is easy to make, and it looks incredible. Use green card stock or construction paper to make the shamrocks, then string them together with some ribbon or twine. You can make the garland as long as you want! Hang it over the mantel or above the threshold.
- Rainbow Paper Bunting
This rainbow cake bunting is so cute and adds some Paddy’s festivity to your dessert. The mini rainbow banner is held up with decorative straws or colored lollipop sticks, depending on your preference.
- Shamrock Balloons
Buy some clear balloons and some foam shamrock stickers to create festive shamrock balloons in no time! For even more design, fill the balloons with shredded metallic paper or confetti.