37 Outstanding St. Patrick's Day Craft Ideas
I find that St. Patrick's Day crafts are popular even for those of us who aren't able to claim Irish ancestry. I was able to find quite a few outstanding St. Patrick's Day crafts in my search for crafts that also had instructions on how to make the project. Some of these craft projects are crafts for adults, but there are also quite a few that are crafts for kids.
In this article, you will see pictures of the crafts and the name of the site and the address which will take you directly to the crafts patterns or directions. I've heard it said that everyone is a little bit Irish on St. Pat's Day. So if you see me wearing green from now until St. Patrick's Day, that's my excuse, and I'm sticking to it.
Get directions to make the cute shamrock napkin holders, seen above, by going to scrumdillydo.
1. St. Pat's Votive Candle Holder
Here is a project to make for St. Pat's day that is quick and easy. The kids will have fun making this candle holder also. The instructions for making the votive candle holder can be found at mess for less.
2. Vintage Charms
Free download of the images and shrink plastic are the two main supplies in this outstanding project. Go to Vintage Image Craft.com for the instructions.
3. Shamrock Suncatcher
Have the little ones make this shamrock sun catcher for St. Patrick's Day and see how proud they'll be for everyone to see it. Follow the instructions at HANDS ON as we grow to see how easy this project is.
4. Shamrock Wreath
So simple and yet so pretty. This one is made with foam shamrocks, but the kids could also make it with construction paper. For the instructions, go to We-Made-That.com.
5. Vintage Pendants
I love thse beautiful vintage pendants. If you want to make them, go to the Vintage Image Craft.com site.
6. St. Patrick's Ribbon Wreath
How can such simplicity look so beautiful? I love the elegant look of this wreath. You'll find the directions for this project at FAMILY CORNER.com.
7. Styrofoam Leprechaun Hats
Look what cute little leprechaun hats can be made using paper cups. You'll find all the directions for this cute St. Patrick's Day decoration at FAMILYCORNER.com.
8. Irish Snake
Have lots of fun making these chenille strip snakes for pencils. Find the instructions at WHAT TO EXPECT.
9. Wee Shamrock Men
Go to sweet and lovely crafts for the directions to make these wee, little shamrock men. So easy to make with just fun foam, google eyes and strips of colored paper.
10. Green Popcorn
I couldn't resist adding this, after all it is green and I love popcorn. Find the recipe for this great St. Patrick's Day treat at Skip to my Lou. Make a batch or two of this to take to the office or school and see how many Irish friends you have.
11. Shamrock with Buttons
I noticed on this project that paper mache hearts were used, but if you can't find them I think this craft could be made with green felt covered cardboard. The instructions are at CRAFTS BY Amanda.
12. Four Leaf Clover Barrette
You'll find the directions for this shamrock barrette at PAPER and ink, but I can think of a lot more uses for this shamrock and I'm sure you can too.
13. Paper Plate Leprechaun
Even the littlest of kids will enjoy making this leprechaun. Let them draw in the facial expressions and enjoy the results. You'll find the directions at All Kids.
14. Rainbow's Pot of Gold
I can see this as a nice gift to give to a teacher, boss or anyone else that you'd like to remember on St. Patrick's Day. You'll find out how to make it by going to make and takes.
15. Shamrock Key Chain
What true Irishman wouldn't love to receive this as a gift? Make one for an Irishman that you know by using the directions at Holiday Crafts.
16. Rainbow Tissue Mobile
A cute craft made using colored tissue paper. For the directions on how to do this project, go to Craftideas.info.
17. Felt Shamrock
Look at the cute face on this little felt shamrock and then make some of them using the instructions given at the Craft Elf site.
18. Green Bells Necklace
Simple and easy enough to let the kids make one for themselves and for their friends. Go to CRAFTS FOR ALL SEASONS for the directions.
19. St. Patrick's Day Swag
I think it would be easy to think of a number of places to display this swag. Go to A Little Tipsy for the directions for this project.
20. Shamrock Shake
Mint chocolate chip ice cream makes this an easy and tasty shake to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Find the recipe for this shamrock shake at IT’S OVERFLOWING. This has got to be one of the best ways to celebrate St. Pat's!!
21. Shamrock Necklace
You'll find directions for making this cute St. Patrick's Day shamrock necklace at The Kid’s Fun Review.
22. Hat Favors
Snack sized bowls are the basis of these cute little leprechaun hats. For the directions, go to Canadian Living
23. St. Pat's Day Shoes
Show your Irish spirit by making an wearing these cute shamrock shoes. Paint Me Plaid has the instructions.
24. Beaded Shamrock
You're sure to think up some great ways to use this beaded shamrock. Possible as a lapel pin or on a headband. It was also make a beautiful hanging ornament. Find the instructions for this beaded shamrock at Purple Hues and Me.
25. St. Patrick's Day Banner
Show off your Irish ancestry by making and displaying this nice banner. You'll find the directions at Holiday Crafts AND CREATIONS.
26. Pillow Boxes
These would make nice favors holding small candies. Go to inner child fun for the instructions.
27. Pot of Gold Centerpiece
Little eyes will get big when they see this pot of gold. You can find the instructions for making one like it at things to do.
28. Knitted Shawl
This beautiful shawl looks like one that Princess Kate wears. For the directions, go to the favecrafts site.
29. Lucky Bobby Pins
Now every young lady can be dressed for St. Patrick's day by just making and wearing these lucky bobby pins. They are really very attractive and will look great in any colored or length hair. Find out how to make them by going to circusberry.
30. Shamrock Button Art
Make a beautiful shamrock button picture using the information that you'll find at Happy Clippings.
31. Faux Necktie
This is a great idea for all us non-Irish folk who like to celebrate anyway. Make one of these faux ties and wear it to the office or to school. Find the instructions for making this shamrock necktie at Sugar Bee Crafts.
32. Shamrock Banner
A very easy and attractive shamrock banner to hang in your home or at the office. Celebrate St. Pat's day in style with this beautiful banner. Find the tutorial for making the banner at SIMPLE AS THAT.
33. Shamrock Jewelry
Make shamrock jewelry to wear with your Irish greens by following the tutorial for making the jewelry at Home Confetti. Super easy using packaged foam shamrocks and drinking straws.
34. St. Pat's Day Deco Mesh Wreath
35. St. Pat's Mesh Topiary
Make this beautiful mesh ribbon topiary to decorate your home or office for St. Pat's Day. Whether you are Irish or not, you'll enjoy making this topiary following the tutorial that you'll find at Crafts ‘n Coffee.
36. Leprechaun Pants Treat Bags
How cute is this idea! Can you imagine how many compliments you'll receive when you use these leprechaun pants treat bags as favors at your St. Patrick's Day party? Find the tutorial for making them at Positively Splendid.
37. Shamrock Pin
You probably couldn't find an easier St. Pat's Day pin to make, than this one, and have it look like you've put a lot of work in it. See how easy it is to make by going to bobbity boo for the tutorial.
© 2012 Loraine Brummer