St. Patrick's Day Party Decor Inspiration

Are you ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a splash of green and a pot of fun? Whether you're planning a big bash or a cozy gathering, these St. Patrick’s Day ideas are a great way to get everyone in the festive spirit. But where do you start? Don't worry, your lucky leprechauns are here to help!

This guide is packed with easy-to-follow ideas for Saint Patrick's Day decorations, perfect for kids and grown-ups alike. We'll answer all your green-thumb questions, like:

  • What colors and symbols scream St. Patrick's Day? (Hint: it's not just green!)
  • When should you start decorating? (Earlier than you think!)
  • What are some fun themes to explore? (From rainbows to leprechauns, we've got you covered!)

So, grab your green hat, gather your little helpers, and let's transform your home into a lucky wonderland!

St. Patrick's Day Table Runner

Get Ready for the Green Wave: When to Decorate

This green-filled holiday falls on March 17th, but you can start your St. Patrick's Day decors a week or two before to build up the excitement. Imagine waking up to a sprinkle of green magic every morning!

Green Galore: Colors and Symbols of the Season

Green is the star of the show, symbolizing Ireland's lush landscapes and fresh spring vibes. Decorate with emerald green tablecloths, kelly green decor, or even emerald green napkins. Don't forget the shamrock, the three-leafed clover that's St. Patrick's symbol. You can find shamrock decorations everywhere, or make your own with green paper or fabric.

Soft Tulle Fabric Roll 54" x 40 yds - Kelly Green
Velvet 120" Round Tablecloth - Emerald Green
Leaf Petal Taffeta Round 120" Tablecloth - Emerald Green

Beyond Green: Explore Fun Themes

  • Rainbow Magic: Rainbows are another iconic symbol of Ireland, representing hope and good luck. Hang rainbow decorations, use colorful tableware, or even create a DIY rainbow photo booth.
  • Leprechaun Land: Fill your home with leprechaun hats, gold coins (chocolate ones, of course!), and a pot of gold decoration. You can even hide some leprechaun footprints around the house for a fun treasure hunt!
  • Fairy Feast: Fairies are said to be plentiful in Irish folklore. Decorate with fairy lights, flowers, and butterfly accents. Create a magical centerpiece with a miniature fairy garden.

20 Easy St. Patrick's Day Decorations

1. Traditional Shamrock

traditional shamrock

We all know them and love them; shamrocks are a go-to for St. Patrick’s Day table decorations. Get this look with any of our Kelly Green, Clover (or Emerald) green tablecloths and napkins 

2. Small Details

St. Patrick's Day Decor Ideas

If you want to celebrate the holiday without overdoing the theme, try going for minimalism! Adding small details to your tablescape such as a buckle napkin wrap, a leprechaun top hat, green tablecloths, or a 4-leaf clover napkin fold may just be the simple details you are looking for. Luckily getting the color right is the only essential as it does define the holiday

3. Glam Touches of Green

Glam Touches of Green Decor

Photo Credit: Ruffle Wedding Blog

This gorgeous tablescape courtesy of Ruffled Wedding Blog is stunning! It is a perfect combination of style, elegance, and a pop of color. If you love gold and want a simple way to dress up your table as it is, this may be your go-to. We just love this design!

4. Monochromatic

Glitz Sequins 120" Round Tablecloth - Emerald Green

We chose this tablescape because it is a perfect example of utilizing the “St. Patrick’s Day” all-green color scheme without any of the traditional symbols of the holiday such as pots of gold, shamrocks, coins, or leprechauns. Swoon-worthy simplicity!

5. Sparkle and Shine

Glitz Sequin Mesh Net 10ft H x 52" W Drape/Backdrop panel - Emerald Green

Adding some sparkle with accessories is a great way to give your tablescape shine and color! 

6. Shamrock Garland

Cheesecloth Table Runner 25" x 16ft - Hunter Green

String together paper shamrocks or cut them out of green fabric. Hang them across doorways, windows, or the mantelpiece.

7. Pot of Gold Piñata

pots of gold and cloverleaf

Fill a gold-painted cardboard box with treats and candies. Let the kids have a blast trying to break it open!

8. Green Party Streamers

Spandex Stretch Banquet Chair Cover - Emerald Green

Drape green streamers from the ceiling, chairs, or banister for an instant festive touch.

9. Lucky Banner

st patrick's day banner

Make a DIY banner with the words "Happy St. Patrick's Day" or "Top o' the Mornin' to Ya!" Use green, white, and orange construction paper or fabric.

10. Leprechaun Hat

 Man Wearing a Leprechaun Hat

Buy some green party hats or make your own with construction paper and pipe cleaners. Everyone gets to be a leprechaun for the day!

11. Green Glitter Mason Jars

colorful fairy lights

Fill mason jars with green glitter, shamrock confetti, or gold coins. Add candles or fairy lights for a magical touch.

12. Shamrock Cookies

shamrock cookies

Bake some delicious shamrock-shaped cookies. Decorate them with green icing and sprinkles.

13. Green Table Runner

Satin Table Runner - Emerald Green

Add a pop of green to your table with a shamrock table runner or any green fabric.

14. Gold Coin Place Cards

Write your guests' names on gold cardboard circles and scatter them around the table like scattered treasure.

15. Rainbow Fruit Platter

rainbow fruit platter

Arrange colorful fruits like strawberries, kiwi, oranges, grapes, and pineapple in a rainbow shape on a platter.

16. Green Balloons

Green 7" Latex Balloons | 50 pcs

Fill your room with green balloons for a festive atmosphere. Tie them to furniture, or doorknobs, or create a balloon archway.

17. Leprechaun Door Hanger

Make a leprechaun face out of construction paper and glitter. Hang it on your front door to welcome guests.

18. Green and White Paper Lanterns

Hang green and white paper lanterns together around the room for a festive atmosphere. They come in various sizes and shapes, adding a touch of whimsical charm to your decorations. You can even find lanterns with shamrock designs or gold accents for an extra St. Patrick's Day touch.

19. Shamrock Centerpiece

Silver Dollar Eucalyptus Artificial Greenery Garland 6ft Long
Faux Eucalyptus Short Greenery Bush Bundle

Fill a bowl with green moss or artificial greenery. Add shamrock cutouts, gold coins, and small leprechaun figures for a whimsical touch.

20. Green and Orange Paper Flowers

Large Foam Wedding Flower Wall Backdrop Decor 30 cm - Peach

Make simple paper flowers in green and orange, the colors of the Irish flag. Use them to decorate the table, walls, or windows.

Bonus Tip: Get your whole family involved in the decorating fun! This is a great way to create lasting memories and build excitement for the big day. Let your little ones help cut out shamrocks, string streamers, or make their leprechaun hats.

Make it Magical with Touches of Nature

Bring the outdoors in with natural elements like:

  • Green Branches: Place branches of greenery in vases or create a DIY wall hanging with boxwood backdrops.
  • Fresh Flowers: Decorate with green and white flowers like hydrangeas, lilies, or carnations.
  • Potted Plants: Add a touch of green with potted ferns, spider plants, or succulents.

Remember, the most important ingredient for a magical St. Patrick's Day is laughter and togetherness! So, crank up the Irish tunes, gather your loved ones, and celebrate with a potful of fun and green cheer.

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