25 easy St Patrick's Day craft ideas
Embrace the luck of the Irish with these easy and super fun St Patrick's Day craft ideas. There's everything from St Patrick's day decor projects to St Patrick's day hats!
On the 17th of March, people all over the world will don their green wigs and shamrock badges to celebrate St Patricks Day. There's parades, parties, and lots of festivities to join in with but we'll be celebrating St Patrick's Day the only way we know how, through craft! We're here to provide you with a host of easy St Patricks Day craft ideas that will leave you feeling creative and just that little bit greener. We've collected St Patrick's Day decor ideas as well as a range of crafts for both adults and kids to enjoy.
Keep scrolling to discover all the best St Patrick's Day crafts and we wish you all the luck of the Irish for your crafting journey. Once the St Patrick's Day celebrations have died down head over to our Thanksgiving craft ideas and easy Diwali kids craft ideas for more holiday-themed projects.
25 fun St Patricks Day crafts to try
1. Shamrock bunting
This simple but effective shamrock bunting is by Blissful Domestication and makes perfect St Patrick's Day decor! All you need is some green and white paper, a stapler and scissors. Super quick but will look so cute hanging in your home.
2. St Patrick's day gnomes
Bring the luck of the Irish into your home with these funny little gnomes by Craft Box Girls. You can even hide treats and gold coins inside them.
3. Four-leaf clover wreath
The Keele Deal has a blog full of St Patricks Day crafts but we love this one because you can get the kids involved. Get them to cut, stick and decorate the four leaf clovers then attach them to your paper plate for a holiday wreath.
4. Paper St Patricks Day hat
Turn yourself and your little ones into leprechauns with Lia Griffith's DIY St Patricks Day hat. The hat template, SVG file, and instructions are all available to download and print for free.
5. Printable lucky penny St. Patrick’s Day cards
Spread luck and joy this St Patricks Day with See Vanessa Craft's free printable cards. Download, print, and attach a penny to the front for a fun celebratory card.
6. Four-leaf clover bunting
Gather up all your spare yarns (or hit the charity shops) and recreate Love Our Real Life's yarn-wrapped bunting. You can make these in one afternoon so they're great for some last-minute St Patrick's day decor!
7. St Patrick's Day mug upcycle
Upcycle your old mugs with It All Started with Paint's free tutorial. These cute designs are easy to recreate and we love them so much we will be using them all year round! Sip your Irish coffee from your new mug and celebrate St Patricks Day in style.
8. Free crochet leprechaun pattern
Use your crochet skills to whip up this funny little leprechaun! Hooked on Patterns has uploaded the pattern to her blog so you've got plenty of time to follow it along and crochet your own version. All he needs now is a mini pot of gold.
9. Paper four-leaf clover tutorial
DIY Inspired has created a handy four leaf clover tutorial to show you how to fold our own paper decorations. She has written instructions and a video to help you master the technique.
10. St Patrick's Day rainbow wreath
Follow the rainbow all the way to the pot of gold which, in this case, is The Crazy Craft Lady's blog! She shows you how to make this colourful wreath which makes perfect St Patrick's Day decor. You can take the pot of gold off after St Patrick's Day and you're left with a cute all-year-round rainbow.
11. Rainbow unicorn
St Patrick's Day is full of magic and what's more magical than a unicorn? Sign up for A Hook Amigurumi's newsletter and you'll receive the pattern for this cutie for free.
12. St Patrick's Day shamrock wands
Make This Mom's Confession's shamrock wands for your little leprechauns to play with. It's a great stashbuster project because you can gather all your green and gold materials and turn them into this St Patrick's day wand.
13. St Patrick's Day hat craft
It wouldn't be St Patrick's Day without some St Patrick's Day hat crafts! The Crafting Nook shows you how to make this sweet hat favour box which you can fill with treats.
14. St Patrick's Day pot of gold craft
15. St Patricks Day crochet can cozy
Keep your beers snug with Jo to the World's free can cozy pattern. You could fill these mini St Patricks Day hats with gold coins, four-leaf clovers, or even pens and pencils. Download her free pattern and crochet your own decorative can holders.
16. St Patrick's Day rock painting
You don't need fancy materials or expensive equipment to make your own with St Patrick's day crafts! Sustain My Craft Habit shows you how to turn plain pebbles and rocks into shamrock stones and golden nuggets. If you enjoy painting these St Patrick's Day pebbles then head over to our easy rock painting ideas which is full of fun, arty designs.
17. St Patrick's Day colouring in pages
Relax with these St Patrick's Day colouring in pages by Balancing Home. Download her shamrock design for free and colour your own St Patrick's Day decor.
18. Printable St Patrick's day bunting
Ella Clarie has designed three beautiful St Patrick's day bunting printables just for you. These three are the perfect quick decor items and are ideal for celebrations.
19. Free knitted shamrock pattern
Calling all knitters! Studio Knit's have a St Patricks Day pattern for you. Knit up your own shamrocks and turn them into St Patrick's Day decor.
20. Leprechaun gold necklaces
Wear your St Patrick's gold around your neck for extra luck and you might even attract a leprechaun! Healthy Recipe Collection shows you how to make these mini magic bottles.
21. St Patrick's Day felt doll
This cheeky little fella is the perfect St Patrick's Day companion. Follow Handmade Charlotte's free tutorial and sew your own felt friend.
22. St Patrick's Day planters
Grow your own shamrocks for St Patricks Day! Delineate your Dwelling shows you how to make these elegant plant holders which make subtle yet beautiful St Patrick's Day decor.
23. Leprechaun hat favours
24. St Patrick's day crochet shamrock
Use Simply Crochet's free St. Patrick’s Day shamrock pattern to whip up this simple brooch. It's a super versatile pattern so you turn your shamrock into bunting, accessories or home decor.
25. Shamrock toilet paper necklace
Save all your toilet paper rolls and turn them into shamrock necklaces for your kids. Rhythms of Play shows you how this simple household item can be turned into a cute St Patrick's Day accessory. Head over to our toilet roll crafts round-up for more creative ways to repurpose your toilet rolls.
We hope you've enjoyed our St Patrick's Day crafts! We have plenty of crafty round-up for every holiday so head over to our 4th July Crafts, Halloween crafts for toddlers, and our Christmas crafts for adults for more fun projects.
Looking for more craft ideas for kids? Check out our arts and crafts to do at home.
Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.