9 Last Minute St. Patrick’s Day Decorations Made With Things You Already Have

As much as we’d love to be the parent who always plans ahead, crafting and cooking well in advance of every major holiday … sometimes that’s just not in the cards.

Instead, why not be the parent who thinks on her or his feet. Here are some great little last minute St. Patrick’s Day table decorations made with things you probably already have in your home. A little touch of something special makes even a freshly delivered pizza seem on-theme and festive.

So skip the stress and free up some time, because what are holidays if not just a great excuse to spend a little time celebrating each other.

Shamrock napkin fold


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Green apple votives – no paint of food coloring necessary

green apple

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Rainbow centerpiece – Just a drop of food coloring in a cup of water…how easy is that?

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Shop your bookcase – the concept of “shopping your home” is useful for every holiday

green books

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Just add ribbon

green ribbon

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Washi tape clothespin wreath – clip the clothespin onto an embroidery hoop, and away you go!

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Wine bottle candle sticks – check the recycling bin for these emerald gems


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A touch of clover – it doesn’t have to have four-leaves!


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Fruit Loop necklace – instead of an elaborate dessert, just rummage through the cereal box for a DIY candy necklace


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