Saint Patrick’s Day is a catholic holiday, held on March 17 – the day of Saint Patrick’s death, who is considered as the patron saint of Ireland. The day celebrates the culture and heritage of the Irish, as well as the arrival of christianity in Ireland. The celebrations usually include parades, festivals and the wearing of green clothes covered with shamrocks. The holiday is celebrated in many different countries, where there is an Irish diaspora. It is especially popular in the UK, USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, New Zealand and Australia. So, today we are going to focus on the special decor for this special holiday. In this article you can find 70 St Patrick’s Day decorations, as well as 10 easy and simple DIY tutorials.
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Balloon shamrock backdrop DIY tutorial
- balloons in different shades of green
- fishing line
- lo-temp glue gun
- green butcher paper
- artificial greenery
- Trace a shamrock shape on a piece of cardboard and cut it out.
- Trace the same shape on the butcher paper, cut it out and glue it to the cardboard.
- Blow up the balloons in different shapes – bigger and smaller ones.
- Start attaching the biggest ones with tape to the cardboard and make sure you keep them inside the lines, so as not to spoil the shamrock shape.
- Once filled, use the lo-temp glue gun to layer the smaller balloons on top.
- Stuff the greenery into the balloons by securing it with wire by weaving through holes made in the cardboard.
- Finally, attach fishing line to the back of the cardboard to hang the shamrock.
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DIY clothespins St Patrick’s day wreath
- embroidery hoop
- acrylic paints
- green spray paint
- washi tape
- green gold card stock
Make sure you have enough clothespins
- Paint the hoop and the clothespins green. Let dry.
- Apply washi tape on some of the clothespins and trim it so it fits.
- Start attaching them to the embroidery hoop evenly.
- Cut shamrocks out of the green card stock and arrange them together. Attach them with a green thread to the hoop.
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DIY horseshoe garland
- wood or card board horseshoe cutouts
- green and lime green glitter
- green craft paint
- foam brushes
- mod podge
- hole punch
- green, yellow and white ribbon
- green and yellow baker’s twine
- Paint the front surface with green paint. Let dry.
- Apply a layer of Mod Podge on top and cover with glitter, shake off the excess and let dry. You can repeat twice just to make sure everything is covered.
- Once dry, punch holes through both sides of the horseshoe.
- Thread the twine through the holes with space between the horseshoes.
- Finally, tie ribbons around the twine.
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DIY shamrock mason jars
- mason jars
- gold metallic spray paint
- green acrylic paint
- paint brush
- Start by spray painting the jars in gold. Let dry.
- Paint the shamrocks by creating three overlapping dots next to each other with green paint. Then, use the toothpick to create a stem. Let dry.
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DIY moss place mats
- roll of moss
- green round place mats
- glue gun
- Glue the placemat to the moss.
- Cut out the excess edges of the moss around the place mat.
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Split pea kiss me sign DIY tutorial
- wooden frame
- split peas
- Cover the wooden frame with glue and place the peas on top. Let dry.
- Print out the printable and place inside the frame.
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St Paddy’s Day decor
Shamrock string art
- piece of plywood
- green twine
- Cut three hearts out of paper.
- Place them on the plywood so they form a shamrock and start hammering the nails around them as shown in the photo. Remove the paper.
- Using the twine start at the center and work your way towards the outside. There are many different ways to do that, so you can try a few different ones and choose the one you like the most.
- Add the stem and repeat the steps with the twine.
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DIY St Patrick’s Day wreath
- wire wreath frame
- St. Patrick’s Day scarves
- St. Patrick’s Day headband
- green ribbon
- Fold the scarf in half two times, lay it under the wire frame while it is facing down. The open end of the scarf should be facing the middle of the wreath.
- Weave the open end through the wire frame as shown in the photo.
- Flip the frame and separate the two sections of the scarf.
- Place your hand inside the middle sections of the scarf.
- Bring the section of the scarf, which is closed through the middle section.
- Separate the open section in two pieces and pull one trough the section you just pulled through.
- Tie the two pieces together.
- Tuck the tied piece inside and pull it so it is over the knot.
- Repeat the steps for the other scarfs until the wire is fully covered.
- Attach the headband to the wire where the last and the first scarves meet.
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Even the simplest decorations for this festive holiday are super cute