Looking for an inexpensive way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? These simple DIY St. Patrick’s Day Decorations are an easy and frugal ways to decorate the home and to help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. They would also be an inexpensive way to theme your St Patrick’s Day Party for kids. Here are 15 of our favourite DIY decorations you can make to add a little luck to your home.
15 DIY St Patrick’s Day Decorations
St Patrick’s Day Decorations to little treats
Although these St Patrick’s Day Hats from I love 2 cut paper are meant to be favour boxes they would be perfect filled with treats, a glass jar with flowers or just as decorations for the home.
If you love mason jars then these Shamrock mason jars from Mason Jar Crafts are golden and quick to make the longest bit waiting for the paint to dry!
Synonymous with St Patrick’s Day are rainbows and these DIY Pots of gold from Create Craft Love look good, provide a handy place to store some gold coins and you could dot them around the house to get some sneaky little treats when you pass by. Of course, you could also fill them with some flowers or a plant to decorate the home as well.
Apothecary Jars make great decorations for the home you can fill them with various things and they can also be decorated these Apothecary Jars for St Patrick’s Day from Uncommon Designs are filled with the perfect little rainbow!
St Patrick’s Day Garlands and Banners
Each season we swap out our banner at home and put up a new one. This St Patrick’s Day Banner from Ella Claire is printable to download and make but check out how she create the sparkles because of course every St Patrick’s Day creation needs a little bit of gold to make it sparkle.
Getting the kids involved in making this DIY St Patrick’s Day Garland from The Jenny Evolution would be a great family activity and they don’t come much easier than this to make.
How about these 3D Shamrock and Gold garlands from Hoosier Homemade, wouldn’t they look great hanging from a shelf or up at a window – as long as there wasn’t any direct sunlight or too much heat!
St Patrick’s Day Wall Art
We love making pictures for the wall with artist canvases and this Lucky Four Leaf Clover Thumbtack Canvas from Atta Girl Says would be great to swap out one of the other canvases we have on the wall just for St Patrick’s Day.
Not just 1 but 3 DIY Wood Shim Pallet Art Works from My Crafty Spot to hang on the wall and as we all know things always look best in odd numbers on walls and they could be arranged however you want vertically, horizontal or diagonal. My favourite the embroidery floss one – string art is one of my favourites.
I love swapping out a frame with a seasonal image or quote on my console table and this Lucky Us Printable from LandeeLu is probably the quickest and easiest way to decorate your home for St Patrick’s Day this year.
St Patrick’s Day Decor for the home
Greet your visitors with a St Patrick’s Day Wreath on your front door or even decorate a door in your house or above the mantle with this simple to make one from Remodelando la Casa.
Keep your eye out for some Shamrock placemats or felt shapes and use them to create this simple DIY Shamrock Table runner from Ribbons and Glue. This would be perfect for spur of the moment decorating or why not make your own shapes from felt and follow the instructions to create a fully unique table runner.
Rainbow skittle decorations from The Jenny Evolution look so good you could literally eat them up but don’t try with this fun DIY that she says take around an hour to do.
Swap out your sofa cushions with this simple Ombre Dyed Shamrock Cushion from Occasionally Crafty. This is one of my plans for the new house seasonal cushion covers to theme our house and these may be the perfect ones to get started with.
If you are having guests, hosting a St Patrick’s Day breakfast or just want to wake up on the day to your coffee with some St Patrick’s day theming then these DIY St Patrick’s Day Mugs from It All Started with Paint are easy to make and look great.
Get crafty for St Patrick’s Day with these bits and bobs
Make your own cards, invites and toppers for cupcakes with these pre-cut Shamrocks perfect for some St Patrick’s day DIY.
As a crafter I can never have too much ribbon and I have boxes and boxes of it this St Patrick’s Day ribbon has been added to my collection this year as it will be perfect for tying some favour bags for party treats and hanging our homemade bunting.
Like ribbon, I can never have enough twine. I love this Irish themed twine that I can think of thousands of things I could use it for.
These flat backed Pot of gold buttons would be perfect for adding to a hair band or clip for a little girl. All you would need would be a glue gun and maybe some ribbon to create a pretty bow.
Stop running to the scrapbooking shop for your papers and start printing your own this pack of 12 digital St Patrick’s Day papers is an instant download and then you could quickly create your own banners, backgrounds for cards or one of my kids favourites your own St Patrick’s Day Paper Chains.
More Ideas for St Patrick’s Day for The Family
If you have kids then you need to check out these ideas to celebrate with them as well.
- St Patrick’s Day Books
- Rainbow Recipes to Cook together
- St Patrick’s Day Activities to learn, play and make
Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.