14 St. Patrick's Day Family Crafts To Bring Your Home a Bit of Luck

by Jana Randall, Kristine Cannon
Mar 5, 2018 at 2:24 p.m. ET
Felt shamrock clover, green glitter hat and scissors
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It's almost St. Patrick's Day, and you know what that means: Your home is about to get the emerald-hued makeover you've always dreamed of. (Green and its many shades are a 2018 home decor trend, after all.) And what's the easiest — and most fun — way to revamp your home decor for the Emerald Isle holiday? By gathering the fam to put together some simple St. Patrick's Day crafts even kids will be able to help with. Instead of hitting up the dollar store, why not DIY?

These St. Patrick's Day crafts are kid-friendly (i.e., super-easy-to-make) — and they're so cute, you might even want to leave them up year-round. From a shamrock table runner to a very lucky penny sign to your very own pot of gold filled with Rolos (yep), it's time to get crafty. Here are some of our favorite DIYs for St. Paddy's Day this year.

A version of this article was originally published in February 2016.

1 /13: Lucky in Love

1/13 :Lucky in Love

Show off your luck of the Irish with a charming DIY sign

2 /13: Table Runner

2/13 :Table Runner

You'll only need a few bucks to make a charming St. Patrick's Day table runner

3 /13: Shamrock Wreath

3/13 :Shamrock Wreath

With shamrocks, bunting and festive sparkles, this wreath has it all.

4 /13: Crochet Clover

4/13 :Crochet Clover

Don't bother searching for a four-leaf clover when you can crochet your very own.

5 /13: Shamrock & Gold Coins Garland

5/13 :Shamrock & Gold Coins Garland

Fun prints, gold coins — this shamrock garland has it all.

6 /13: Pot of Gold

6/13 :Pot of Gold

Don't fret about finding the end of the rainbow. You can make your own pot of gold this holiday. 

7 /13: Shamrock Mason Jars

7/13 :Shamrock Mason Jars

These green-and-gold Mason jars are so adorable, you'll wish it was St. Patrick's Day every day. 

8 /13: Lucky Penny Letters

8/13 :Lucky Penny Letters

If one penny is lucky, just imagine all the luck you'll have if you DIY this shiny sign

9 /13: Horseshoe Garland

9/13 :Horseshoe Garland

Craft up some good fortune with a horseshoe banner made with paper, ribbons and a dash of luck. 

10 /13: Shamrock String Art

10/13 :Shamrock String Art

Glam up your decor with shamrock string art and a fancy gold background. 

11 /13: Pom-Poms & Burlap Banner

11/13 :Pom-Poms & Burlap Banner

Is your St. Paddy's Day mantel even complete without pom-poms and burlap?

12 /13: Leprechaun Hat

12/13 :Leprechaun Hat

Little leprechauns will surely love seeing these handmade hats around the house on St. Patrick's Day. 

13 /13: Felt Magnets

13/13 :Felt Magnets

Super-simple is the name of the game with these St. Patrick's Day magnets.