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11 Creative Ways to Make St. Patrick’s Day Special

If you ask me, St. Patrick’s Day is a very underrated holiday. Perhaps I have a bit of a bias because I consider it to be one of my favorite days of the year, and I am part Irish, but regardless of these facts, March 17th can be a fun day for everyone. Whether you are Irish or not, there are so many ways to make your St. Patrick’s Day special. Here are 11 creative ideas to make your St. Patrick’s Day a festive holiday to remember:

1) Rainbow Pancakes

Sure you could just drop a few drops of green food dye into pancake batter and call it a day, but to enhance your festivity, why not try this vibrant and colorful option, topped with whipped cream and lucky charms.

2) Shamrock Eggs

As weird as it may sound, there are people out there who don’t like sweets for breakfast. If this sounds like you, or you just are trying to eat healthy, do not fear. You can start off your St. Patrick’s Day festive with this protein packed shamrock egg recipe.

3) Shamrock Mug

This simple DIY idea is a simple way to start your holiday off by sipping your morning coffee or tea in a festive shamrock mug. Also, it is a great gift idea.

4) Bag of Gold

Speaking of gifts, this St. Patrick’s Day printable is an adorable way to make friends and loved ones feel special. Paste it on a bag or jar and fill it to brim with gold wrapped chocolate and candies.

5) Gold Scavenger Hunt

Whether you are a parent, a teacher, or just an individual looking for a festive St Patrick’s Day party game, searching for gold is a fun way to celebrate.

6) Painted Mason Jars

Mason jars are truly one of the most versatile containers out there, and once again, they prove that they are an easy and adorable way to decorate.  All you need is a little paint to bring out the St. Patrick’s Day holiday spirit.

7) Belted Party Cups

This cute cup craft is a great idea to pay nod to Irish folklore and to bring Leprechaun spirit in to your St. Patrick’s Day

8) Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Who says chocolate dipped strawberries are only for Valentine’s Day? With the help of some green sprinkles and green frosting, this delicious dessert can be made in to a festive St. Patrick’s Day treat.

9) Clover Crown

We all know flower crowns have been a fashion trend for quite some time, so why not twist this trend for the holiday and make your own clover crown?

10) Irish Themed Manicure

Let’s face it, green clothing isn’t flattering on everyone, but you know what is? These beautiful, sparkly green and gold St. Patrick’s Day nails!

11) Emerald Eye Shadow

Another way to ensure you don’t get pinched without having to compromise your style is rocking a creative green eye makeup look. St. Patrick’s Day is a great excuse to make use of those often untouched green shades in your eyeshadow palettes.

Whether St. Patrick’s Day has always been enjoyable for you or you’ve never paid much attention to it, I hope these ideas make your March 17th greener and more magical.

Which one of these creative ideas do you want to try first?

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