Get festive with these St. Patricks day crafts that are perfect for your St. Patricks Day party. Not only are there ideas for party decorations and invitations but there are ways to decorate your home as well. Even if you’re not that big into bright kelly green decor, there are other ways to decorate in a more subtle way.
This collection of crafts includes Irish plaques, signs, potted plants, cards, and a St. Patricks Day wreath. But that’s not all! There are several creative ideas that will definitely get you thinking outside the box. How about some leprechaun pants or a festive pot of gold?
Whatever you decide to make, there is something for all skill levels and tastes.You’ll be able to decorate your home and table in a way that will make your friends green with envy!
St. Patricks Day Crafts To Try
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1. DIY Irish Blessing Plaque
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You can easily create your own plaque on store bought unfinished wood. Whether you go with a simple square or a fun shape, the decorating is up to you. This clover shape was purchased unfinished and then painted. To get the words onto the wood, a tissue paper transfer method was used. You could also use freezer paper for transferring images.
2. St. Patricks Day Signs
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This St. Patricks Day printable references a great passage that is oh so true! James 1:17 says “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” Also, did you notice that it is verse 17?
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Here is a super cute lucky sign that is quick and easy to make. I love how the word “lucky” is highlighted. You could choose to highlight any word or message in this letter scramble. A Silhouette was used to make this sign. However, you there are other methods, like stamps or scrapbook letters, that could also work.
3. Potted Clove Idea
SOURCE: Pretty Handy Girl
Okay, so this really can’t be considered a craft, but it is an excellent idea for decorating on St. Patricks Day. If you have a green thumb, a planting project is perfect for you. The potted cloves are such a pretty and subtle decoration for the holiday. I like the plain white planters too but I suppose you could embellish them with a sharpie or some paint if you like a little more to it.
4. DIY Shamrock Mobile
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With a sheet or two of green felt, you can cut out some cute shamrocks to use in a variety of St. Patricks Day crafts. Making a mobile to hang is just one of the fun ideas. What I really love about this shamrock mobile is that the shamrocks are hung artistically from a simple rustic branch.
5. Irish Chalkboard Message
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When I talk about subtle, I am thinking about something more along these lines. This chalkboard message is a sweet way to display an Irish saying. Create your own sign using chalk markers and stencil letters. Or, try my easy method for writing with chalk. It’s a great way to cheat! Of course, if you are good at hand lettering, then this one is already a breeze for you.
6. DIY Pressed Clover Card
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If you want to send a friend a cheerful greeting, then this pressed clover card is a must to try. Who wouldn’t want to receive a message like this on St. Patricks Day? All you have to do is go out and search for some clovers. Maybe you will even find a four leaved clover!
7. Pot Of Gold Topiaries
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Sometimes it’s not all about the green. A collection of St. Patricks Day crafts has to include something with a pot of gold. These pot of gold topiaries are just the ticket to a festive holiday.
8. Split Pea Wreath
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It’s easy to add a little green to your home on St. Patricks Day with a leafy wreath. However, you can get even more creative by skipping the leaves. Using split peas is a very unique idea for adding some green to a wreath for the holiday. This split pea wreath is festive for St. Patricks Day and will carry you all the way through spring.
9. DIY Wood Clover Block
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This wooden cover block is super fun and festive. It is one of those St. Patricks Day crafts that is a little outside of the box! All of the fun elements together create a unique and decorative St. Patricks Day accessory.
10. Framed Clover St. Patricks Day Craft
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This is such a cute and fresh St. Patricks day frame! I especially love using natural elements in a craft project. The moss is a perfect way to bring in the green. It also adds some fun texture that you just want to reach out and touch.
11. St. Patricks Day Garland
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This burlap and clover banner can be made quick and easy and adds just a nice amount of festivity! Hang it on a fireplace mantel, doorway, or shelf for some added cheer to your space.
12. St. Patricks Day Pillow DIY
Throw pillows are a great decorating accessory that you change out with the seasons or holidays. In fact, it is one of my favorite ways to add in some holiday decor. This clover pillow is so cute and easy to make that you could also make some for your friends!
13. St. Patricks Day Paint Chip Printable
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Here is a clever idea for a last minute decorating idea. Just print off the paint chip printable of all the St. Patricks Day greens and frame it! The idea is both subtle and fun.
14. Colorful Banner
If you like a lot of color, then this banner craft is just the ticket. The colorful banner pieces are a fun backdrop for the simple clovers. This also would be perfect for celebrating that birthday that just happens to fall on St. Patricks Day.
15. St. Patricks Party Decor
SOURCE: Lemon Thistle
For an elegant and festive St. Patrick’s day party, these ideas can’t be beat. All of the fresh green will also having you looking forward to Spring!
16. St. Patricks Day Interchangeable Frame
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This cute clover display was made from a dollar store frame and is interchangeable for the different holidays. Just change out the ribbon and the hanging decor.
17. Felt Leprechaun Pants
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And finally, these leprechaun pant treat bags are just adorable and are easier to make then they look!