Easy St. Patrick's Day Crafts for Adults

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St. Patrick's Day isn't just for the little leprechauns! Embrace your inner creative spirit this St. Paddy's Day with some fun and easy crafts designed just for adults.

Whether you're hosting a festive gathering or simply want to add a touch of Irish charm to your home décor, these crafts are sure to bring a bit of luck and whimsy to your celebrations.

St. Patrick's Day Craft Supplies:

1. Leprechaun Wood Ornaments

Always start your wood crafts by sanding, sanding, sanding! Then, using Scorch Marker add your designs! You can also personalize the ornament with festive messages like "Luck of the Irish" or "Happy St. Patrick's Day."

Once you're satisfied with your design, add a coat of wood oil or Maker's Magic to protect the wood and give it a polished finish. Finally, attach a loop of green ribbon or twine to the top of the ornament for hanging!

2. Luck of the Irish Wreath

Start your door wreath by selecting a sturdy wooden wreath base or crafting one from wooden sticks or twigs for a rustic touch. You can create your wreath in any way you want BUT if you want to make the one see above, see how we made our St. Patrick's Day Door Wreath here.

Add to the aesthetic by incorporating greenery, ribbon, and even faux gold coins for added flair.

3. Loads of Luck Coasters or Ornaments

You can always free-hand designs onto your wood rounds to express whatever holiday sayings you want! Bring in some decoupage skills by using napkins, confetti, and whatever other seasonal items you can find!

Make sure to seal your projects with Maker's Magic to ensure it holds on tight!

4. Irish Wood Signs

Need any St. Patrick's Day home decor? Make your own!  Begin by selecting a wooden board or plaque as your canvas; reclaimed wood can add a rustic touch to your design.

Then, unleash your creativity by painting or wood-burning traditional Irish phrases, blessings, or symbols onto the surface. Popular choices like "Sláinte" (meaning cheers or good health), "Céad Míle Fáilte" (meaning a hundred thousand welcomes), or  Celtic knotwork. You can also personalize your sign with your family name or a favorite Irish quote! 

5. Shamrock Paper Mache Pots

Adding shamrocks to paper mache pots for spring gardening is a delightful way to bring a touch of Irish luck and charm to your green space. You can make these two different ways, woodburning or decoupage!

If you plan on trying decoupage you can use pretty much anything on your pots and adhere to the paper mache pots with Maker's Magic. If you go wo the wood burning route you can use the Scorch Marker or Scorch Paint!

With these easy St. Patrick's Day crafts for adults, you'll be able to add a touch of Irish charm to your home décor in no time. Whether you're hosting a St. Paddy's Day party or simply want to celebrate the holiday in style, these crafts are sure to impress.

So gather your supplies and get ready to unleash your creativity – after all, everyone's a little bit Irish on St. Patrick's Day! 

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