It’s often said that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Why? Because people around the world attend parades, go to pubs, and simply enjoy the spirit of the holiday. But if you’re having family and friends over for corned beef sandwiches or a corned beef and cabbage dinner (don’t forget the soda bread), dress up your dining room or kitchen table with a homemade candle centerpiece. After all, green is keen! At Improvements, we have an easy St. Patrick’s Day craft that you’ll finish in time for this lucky holiday.
St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Do-It-Yourself Centerpiece
Light up your St. Patrick’s Day with a hurricane candle centerpiece. Follow the steps below, and you’ll have a homemade holiday decoration that you could use year round. Let’s get started!
St. Patrick’s Day Centerpiece Supplies
- Bag of dried split peas
- Hurricane Vases
- Lighter or matches
St. Patrick’s Day Centerpiece Directions
- Place a candle in a hurricane vase.
- Fill space around the candle with dried split peas, about a quarter of the way up the candle (ours took 2 bags).
- Light the candle.
Get Crafty and Brighten Up Your St. Patrick’s Day
Decorating for St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t have to be costly or time-consuming. You can create something simple like a DIY centerpiece. After all, there’s no better way to enjoy your St. Patrick’s Day dinner than by candlelight. And if your roots extend all the way to Ireland, share stories about your family’s heritage, tell folktales and sing traditional Irish songs. Make St. Patrick’s Day a holiday that you, your family, and friends won’t ever forget.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!