March 12th, 2014
With St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaching, Grand View Builders would like to share some creative party tips with you, to ensure all the rooms in your house are fully decked out in green for the holiday and your kitchen is filled with scrumptious St. Patty’s Day treats.
DIY St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
An acorn wreath will add a pop of color to the outside of your home and show your neighbors that you are in the holiday spirit. This pretty wreath is easy to make and buying the materials won’t break the bank either. Even better, this wreath can hang on your front door throughout the spring, too!
- Straw craft wreath
- Hot glue gun and glue sticks
- Acorns (from a tree in your yard or from your local craft store)
- Green spray paint
If you choose to use acorns from a tree, remember to rinse and dry them before you start the crafting fun. Begin hot gluing acorns to the straw wreath and do so until the entire wreath is covered. Once the glue has dried, spray paint the whole wreath your favorite shade of green. When the paint is completely dry, tie ribbon around the wreath and hang it on your front door for that perfect St. Patty’s Day accessory.
Decorative fabric balls will also add festive color to various rooms of your house.
- Festive green fabric
- Sewing pins
- Styrofoam balls
Simply cut strips of your favorite green fabrics and fasten them to your styrofoam balls until the whole ball is covered. For more detailed instructions, click here. We suggest placing these decorations in glass containers or baskets and using them as table centerpieces in your dining room or on your living room coffee table.
One of the best things about festive house parties is the delicious food. Below are some of our favorite snacks and treats to make this St. Patrick’s Day.
If you’re entertaining a big group, we recommend the shamrock sandwiches because each sandwich can be filled with different ingredients ensuring there is something for everyone.
Sweets are a must-have at every Grand View Builders party and there’s definitely no shortage of St. Patrick’s Day sweet treats. Try these Guinness brownies, key lime bars or mini grasshopper cheesecakes to incorporate some Irish-inspired desserts into your St. Patrick’s Day get together.
With good snacks and festive decorations, you’re sure to get your guests in the holiday spirit. From everyone at Grand View Builders, we wish you a happy St. Patrick’s Day and hope you’re Irish-themed party is a success! Don’t forget to wear green this Monday; we wouldn’t want anyone getting pinched.