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35 Easy St. Patrick's Day Decorations to Make With Leprechauns of All Ages

Save a bit of *gold* by making cute crafts! ✨

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Everyone knows that St. Patrick's Day is one of the biggest parties of the year, full of traditional Irish food like soda bread as well as corned beef and cabbage, the sharing of thoughtful Irish blessings, and rich, legend-inspired history. There are so many festive traditions to enjoy around the holiday, including the St. Patrick's Day decorations and crafts!

Full of bright gold and green hues, all of these crafty ideas are worth including in your celebration on March 17. Looking for a green paper garland to hang on the mantel? You'll find it here, along with other easy St. Patrick's Day craft projects like cute cork drink coasters to pair with your St. Patrick's Day drinks and even a jolly paper shamrock man that doubles as an activity for your kids. Some of these decorations come with printable templates of St. Patrick's Day quotes, so they're even easier to pull together. And if you want to really get your DIY on, check out the other goodies, including "leprechaun bait" that doubles as a party favor for any guests. There's even a shamrock wreath that'll spread cheer with your neighbors and any passerby. Just be sure to wear green while you work on these easy St. Patrick's Day décor ideas, so you don't get pinched by one of those mischievous leprechauns! 😉

st patricks day decorations leprechaun traps
Kid Friendly Things To Do
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Leprechaun Traps

Guests or children will love discovering little leprechaun traps around your home! They're incredibly easy to customize, but chocolate gold is, of course, the best lure.

Get the tutorial at Kid Friendly Things To Do.


st patricks day decorations confetti poppers
Studio DIY
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Lucky Confetti Poppers

Shower your home in lucky confetti that even leprechauns would envy. These poppers double as a great place setting decoration.

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.

st patricks day decorations gold print glassware
Sarah Hearts
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Gold Print Glassware

Don't want to drop big bucks on festive glassware? This blogger didn't either! Instead, you can use these simple printable templates to add a bit of gold to your table.

Get the tutorial at Sarah Hearts.

paper shamrock wreath with shamrocks in different shades of green
Chica and Jo
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Paper Clover Wreath

Simple cutout paper hearts are used to create shamrocks, but add a fourth heart to each and you'll have a wreath that's as lucky as it lovely.

Get the tutorial at Chica and Jo.

framed printable with a white shamrock outlined by green dots with lucky in gold written across it
Organized Dream
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Lucky Framed Print

The creative use of negative space makes this printable look almost like a painting. Find a cute floating frame, and your home turns into a St. Paddy's art gallery!

Get the printable at Organized Dream.


two green paper honeycomb shamrocks hanging above a white cake decorated with a green clover topper
Studio DIY
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Shamrock Honeycombs

Honeycomb balls are the symbol of a festive party. They're especially lucky if they're shaped like shamrocks!

Get the tutorial at Studio Studio DIY.

st patricks day decor paper shamrock wreath
The Craft Patch
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Paper Shamrock Wreath

What do you call a leprechaun who collects used cans, newspapers, and plastic bottles? A wee-cycler! This shamrock wreath is made entirely from scrap paper, so you can be cute and eco-friendly!

Get the tutorial at The Craft Patch.

a chain of green ticking stuffed shamrock shapes, joined by twine
A Wonderful Thought
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Farmhouse Shamrock Garland

St. Paddy's Day décor doesn't always have to be flashy. Use green ticking fabric in this project and you'll have pretty decorations up in no time.

Get the tutorial at A Wonderful Thought.

st patricks day decor diy favor box
Crafting Nook
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Lucky Hat Favor Box

There are two ways to make this St. Patricks day favor box—simply print, cut, and assemble. Or you can go the extra mile and print the cutting file to use on your favorite card stock. Who's up for the challenge?

Get the tutorial at Crafting Nook.

st patricks day decor paper drink clover garlands
Bit Square Blog
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Mini Paper Clove Garlands

If you're inviting friends over for some St. Patty's day brews, outfit your glasses with miniature clove garlands. They're absolutely brew-tiful!

Get the tutorial at Bit Square Blog.


st patricks day decor leprechaun bait
The Inspiration Board
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Leprechaun Bait

Leprechaun bait makes the cutest decorated party favor. Feel free to fill your tubes with any white, green, or gold ingredients that fit your fancy and use them as place settings.

Get the tutorial at The Inspiration Board.

shamrock made out of moss in a distressed white frame sitting on a shelf
Stow and Tell U
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Framed Moss Shamrock on Glass

Up the wow factor this St. Patricks day with a chic, framed moss shamrock. The blogger's step-by-step instructions make this project a snap!

Get the tutorial at Stow and Tell U.

st patricks day decor painted cork coasters
Sarah Hearts
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Painted Cork Coasters

Set your drinks down on some beautiful hand-painted cork coasters. Pro-tip: Since cork is very porous, make sure to do two coats of paint.

Get the tutorial at Sarah Hearts.

half circle fiber doormat painted with rainbow stripes there are shoes with rainbow stripes sitting on it
Trisha Zemp
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Rainbow Welcome Mat

Roll out the Irish welcome with this fiber doormat painted to look like a rainbow.

Get the tutorial at The House that Lars Built.

wreath made out of glittery gold burlap with green felt shamrocks at the bottom and a little felt rainbow at the top
Flamingo Toes
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Lucky Shamrock Wreath

You'll love the clever references to all things Irish on this sweet wreath, including the rainbow pennant, gold beads, and felt shamrocks.

Get the tutorial at Flamingo Toes.


framed print reading kiss me with a shamrock
Bombshell Bling
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Kiss Me Printable

There's little St. Paddy's décor that's easier to DIY than framing this super cute (and cheeky) free printable.

Get the printable at Bombshell Bling.

girl holding up a st patrick's day burlap banner that reads "lucky" with a shamrock on either end
Dirty Dishes Messy Kisses
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Lucky Banner

Show you've got the luck of the Irish with this banner you can create yourself out of burlap.

Get the tutorial at Dirty Dishes Messy Kisses.

rainbow made out of ribbon hanging on a door with a pot of gold made out of yellow and brown felt at the end
Chica and Jo
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Door Rainbow and Pot of Gold

Start with simple satin ribbon, and before you know it, you'll have a pot of gold at the end of your rainbow.

Get the tutorial at Chica and Jo.

plants in small clay pots painted white, one with a gold shamrock painted on it, one with gold coins painted on it
The Merrythought
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Clay Pot Planters

These clay pots painted with iconic Paddy's Day symbols make delightful little gifts—especially when planted with shamrocks!

Get the tutorial at The Merrythought.

strands of garland shaped like coins, or shamrocks or colorful pieces of paper representing rainbows hanging on a wall over a table with balloons on it
Trisha Zemp
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St. Patrick's Day Garland Ideas

You might want to break out the Cricut for those shamrocks, but most of these shapes are simple enough you can cut them by hand.

Get the tutorial at The House that Lars Built.


artificial green moss wreath with layered paper shamrocks hanging in the center
Made in a Day
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Minimal Shamrock Wreath

Just because it's minimalistic doesn't mean it doesn't have maximum wit and style. This wreath is especially cute with its fun pom-pom trim hanger.

Get the tutorial at Made in a Day.

a shamrock made out of wood shims framed and sitting on a shelf with a green bottle
A Wonderful Thought
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Wood Shim Shamrock

This shabby chic shamrock may look difficult to create, but anyone with some carpentry skills and a packet of shims should do just fine.

Get the tutorial at A Wonderful Thought.

small gnome with long, wispy orange hair hiding his face except for his nose, wearing a tall green hat, sitting next to gold coins
Ruffles and Rain Boots
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Leprechaun Gnome

This no-sew sock gnome is almost as easy to make as is it adorable.

Get the tutorial at Ruffles and Rain Boots.

grapevine wreath with glittery shamrocks overlaid on it
An Extraordinary Day
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Simple Shamrock Wreath

Décor from the dollar store gets turned into something special here, thanks to the addition of a grapevine wreath.

Get the tutorial at An Extraordinary Day.

cut out of gold glitter shamrock on imitation moss in a white frame
OH MY! Creative
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Glitter Shamrock Moss Art

Sometimes all that glitters really is gold—or at least gold glitter—as this stylish DIY art piece made with imitation moss proves.

Get the tutorial at OH MY! Creative.


chalk art framed irish blessing sitting on a table beside a vase of hydrangeas
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Irish Blessing Chalk Art Printable

Combine a free printable with a St. Paddy's Day blessing and sure and "begorrah," you've got nifty decor the whole family will love.

Get the printable at Made in a Day.

two large shamrock streamers, one in dark green and one in light green
Studio DIY
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Giant Shamrock Streamers

Get the party started with these festive streamers that you can DIY almost as quickly as you can buy.

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.

plaque hand painted white with the number 17 in green there are scrabble tiles spelling out irish below
Salvage Sister & Mister
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Thrift Store Sign

It's always a joy to find a way to repurpose old things into cool new decorations, as was the case with this thrift store plaque. But if you don't have one on hand, no worries—they can be purchased too.

Get the tutorial at Salvage Sister & Mister.

white pillow with lucky painted and stitched across it sitting on a coach
Say Yes
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Lucky Pillow

Share the St. Pat's love with this snazzy pillow you can make by hand with paint and a bit of embroidery thread.

Get the tutorial at Say Yes.

wood block overlaid with green card stock including a shamrock, tied with a light green ribbon
Ginger Snap Crafts
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Easy Shamrock Block

Get your green on this St. Patrick's Day with this decorative block, perfect for a mantel or tablescape.

Get the tutorial at Ginger Snap Crafts.


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