5 Fun Tips to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Home this Year

Are you looking for some fun ways to Shamrock this St.Patrick’s day? Check out these 5 fun tips to celebrate at home this year!

While the celebrations may have moved indoors and become more intimate due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no reason for the fun and gaiety to be scaled down at all! With parades getting cancelled and social distancing norms in place, this year is all about thinking out of the box and unleashing your creative side in celebrating this much-loved holiday this year. We give you 5 great ways to max out this year’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations at home and make it a memorable holiday for all.

 

    1. Make some green + rainbow food

      Start your day off and Serve up a fun filled St Patrick’s day breakfast, You can't go wrong with rainbow pancakes topped with some lucky charms and cool whip, the kids will love it!

      You can also choose to add green food colouring to each meal to stick to the theme and serve snacks topped with green frosting.For lunch make a spread of rainbow colored vegetables and dip or use a shamrock cookie cutter and cut out sandwiches In the shapes of shamrocks. Make some Irish potato bites, Irish Guinness stew and spinach and artichoke dip for dinner, but do remember to make some shamrock shakes to complement the festive spread and end with some desserts. Some of our favorites are  mint ice-cream, lucky charm marshmallow krispies, a decadent rainbow cake, or leprechaun bark.

       

       

        2. Celebrate in home with your loved ones

          Kick-off this year’s festivities in your home by hosting a St Patrick’s Day-themed party with close friends and family (local social distancing rules permitting). To add to the festive fervor you can decorate your home with St Patrick’s Day Tassels and Shamrock garland and rainbow balloons from the St Patrick’s Day collection from Glitter Paper Scissors. Remember to set up lunch around a tastefully done Shamrock-inspired table decoration, which is all the rage now. To keep the fun going, arrange a separate bar counter with green drinks to keep the good times rolling to the accompaniment of some Irish music or play the soundtracks of popular Irish bands.

           

            3. Wear green

              In keeping with the spirit.Tradition has it that you can risk being pinched if you’re not wearing green, so ensure that you soak up the holiday spirit in green attire.

              So raid your wardrobe and bring out your goofiest green clothes, wear a clover printed dress, or better yet, paint a clover on your face.Don’t forget to pinch those who turn up without wearing green!

               

                4. Decorate your home with Green decor

                  Bring the party home this year by getting crafty and making paper Shamrocks, leprechaun traps, figure puppets, and painting rainbows around the house. Pinterest is full of all kinds of fun crafts.Get the kids involved to set up for the party by asking them to fill the house with all things green, gold and rainbow. You can also rev up the festivities into high gear with one of our St Patrick’s Party Package that includes 12 shamrock cupcake toppers, shamrock and horseshoe garlands, tableware, balloons and photo booth props. Gather all the essential St Patrick’s Day party supplies from Glitter Paper Scissors and decor up with cake toppers, garlands,tableware photo booth props, and much more!

                   

                    5. Fun & games

                      It’s a great holiday to organize fun and games for both kids and adults. Pinterest is full of ideas, everything from creating leprechaun traps, to organizing a scavenger hunt for kids with Clover stickers as clues leading to a treasure chest full of Shamrock cookies or maps to little hidden treasures around the house – let your imagination let loose.


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