We all know that March the 17th is a crucial day, especially for the Christians. It was the day Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland, died. People celebrate the luck of Irish through parades and festivals, also by wearing shamrocks or green attire. If you’re planning on throwing a celebration, then you might like to make these St Patrick’s Day DIY decorations for your house.
On St Patrick’s Day, you will get to see shamrocks and green accessories everywhere. The shamrock, a green three-leaved plant, is said to be used by Saint Patrick to explain the Holy Trinity to Irish pagans. Other than that, the Lenten restrictions on alcohol consumption is lifted for the day, and hence drinking alcohol—whiskey and beer in particular—becoming part of the celebrations.
Since shamrocks and green attires are customary on the day, the idea for the decorations will be no far from that. Let’s check them out!
St Patrick’s Day DIY Decorations
Firstly, try making these easy shamrock straw toppers! Print or draw a pattern of shamrock and trace it on your color paper. Stack a pile of papers before cutting them out so you can get several shamrocks at once. Lastly, cut two symmetrical lines on its center part for the straw to slip in.
Also, you can do this to decorate some pencils for your children to share with their friends. If you worry about the shamrock slipping down, then use double-sided tape to stick so that it will stay still.
Next, you can try make these shamrock paper fans. Use several shades of green so it won’t be monotonous. Ask the kids to make this project with you as you explain the day to them, sure it will be fun and educational activity.
Since photo props have been so popular, why not making a St Patrick’s Day themed ones? Just cut out some colorful papers and attach them to some sticks.
Similarly, you can also do that to make pretty garland. Your child would possibly love to do this cut-and-stick project with you.
Besides, you can make other paper projects for decorations such as giant paper shamrocks, and 3D clover pop art.
Another material which is useful and fun to work with is felt fabric. You will get to decorate your burlap banner, cushion case, and also wreath. And here are other decorations you might like.
Have fun with these St Patrick’s Day DIY projects!