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Have you been paying attention to your calendar? If so, you may have noticed a quickly approaching holiday. St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that often gets overshadowed by Easter (perhaps because of the association with alcohol?). A day of fun and green, not too many people deck their halls with shamrocks or pots of gold. Well what’s a person to do who wants to celebrate the holiday without going all out? Thankfully, there are a few tricks.
|Shamrock Boutonnieres, Martha Stewart|
Handmade Crafts & Décor – If you have the time, craft up some fun décor for St. Patrick’s Day. Martha Stewart has a wide variety of craft ideas that provide memorable touches to commemorate the holiday. Here are some cute ideas.
|Shamrock Cupcake Cups & Picks, Party City|
Bake! – Who says culinary edibles can’t be good décor? Show off your baking talents with St. Patrick’s Day-inspired cupcakes and cookies. Party City is a widely accessible location for affordable pick-ups to evoke the holiday spirit. Be sure to stock up on Shamrock Cupcake Cups & Picks along with Shamrock Icing Decorations. For a more mature topper, try out the Beer Mug Icing Decorations. Place these fabulous edibles near the front door for your guests or serve them at a St. Patty’s party.
Other noteworthy baking accessories
|Irish-St. Patrick’s Day Banner, Little Pumpkin Papers Etsy|
Noticeable Decorations – Surprise your family with a St. Patrick’s Day styled living room. Banners, pendants and other hanging wall décor are real attention grabbers that you can easily remove (and store) when finished. By using small and temporary decorations, you are not committing to major home décor pieces. Etsy is a grand resource for amazing finds. Take a look at some St. Patrick’s Day decorations that may look awesome in your home.