Every year on March 17 we all become Irish for a day and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for more than 1,000 years. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and wearing a whole lot of green.
We want to make sure your home is outfitted in the perfect amount of green and shamrocks for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration, so we’ve collected a few of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day DIYs to help you get started.
1. Start your St. Patrick’s Day decorating with the front entrance.
This DIY yarn wreath adds tons of charm and curb appeal to your front door, which will certainly make your neighbors “green” with envy.
This wreath is also super easy to make. Here’s what you need:
- foam balls of varying sizes
- yarn in different shades of green
- green ribbon
- any embellishments you may want to add
- hot glue gun
2. Add some “Luck of the Irish” to your living room.
This DIY shamrock banner is perfect for adding a little Irish spirit to a window, mantle, or even a banister.
Here’s what you need to make this paper banner:
- green cardstock
- hot glue gun
- hole punch
- ribbon or tulle
3. This lucky shamrock picture frame is a great accessory for your mantel.
Here’s what you need to make this quick and easy St. Patrick’s Day frame:
- metallic green paint
- picture frame (which can be bought at any thrift store)
- photo template
4. Welcome family and friends with a festive window wreath.
Here’s what you need for your St. Patrick’s Day wreath:
- An inexpensive wreath in the size of your choice
- Burlap Ribbon
- Green burlap ribbon
- Green striped ribbon
- Wooden bunting pieces
- Gold letter stickers
5. Share your “Luck of the Irish” with friends.
Wish your friends a Happy St. Patrick’s Day with rainbow cupcakes. Because who doesn’t like cupcakes?
Here’s what you need to make this tasty treat:
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 cup milk
Want more DIY ideas for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration? Read our Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day Craft Ideas.