Cute Ideas for Your St. Patrick’s Day Party

st-patricks-day-irelandHey Ya’ll,

St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday (March 17, 2013), so today I’m highlighting a few cute ideas I’ve come across for food, favors, decorations and drinks, sure to liven up your St. Patty’s Day celebrations.

48832bb7426a269d58179da4c03af438This cute DIY wreath by Sugar Bee Crafts is a great way to great your guests and get the party started! Click HERE for the full tutorial.

09abf750c19445d0a5eb17c5ee4b23f2Another great DIY decor item is this fantastic shamrock garland, made simply by folding two different shades of green streamers and tracing a shamrock stencil on top. Next, you cut that shape out of each streamer. Click HERE for the full tutorial from Studio DIY.
Once they’re unfolded, affix the garlands to your walls or hang from your lighting fixtures or over your mantle to add the perfect pop of green to your party space.

53e1887b7adc28790e8e2e3f1802690eNext, focus on adding fun pops of green to your party food–but try not to over do it with the green food coloring. Not everything looks appetizing in green! Here are some cute ideas to get you started:

278a47ee42ed4b53a741ef86094a1b9851001ba2c4d58ad84b6c1ac5e3b22883534435d2e62c3b1bcb12c03f46da1144da625b4b414b787752ecc7c661e4ff6d75ff40fa57c5218495a62a6c65a7b776Don’t forget, you can always add in some rainbow and pot-o-gold inspired foods too:

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bc09f40f87e76d19ae141f30fad36d2beddb4651b08a3f03380d20e650da0729For drinks, stick to Guinness, green beer (add a few drops of green food-coloring) or apple martinis…

967edb45872be1dc4a3ff06e6e92394e51f6696b891511e957e41594dac79a75Use green sugar or sprinkles on the rim of your glasses for a nice finishing touch!

Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Let me know what your plans are in the comment section below. If you have any great St. Patty’s Day party tips or recipes, feel free to share them there as well.
-Brian

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