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St. Patrick’s Day Wreath

by Jennifer Wieland
St. Patrick's Day Wreath

FTC DisclosureYesterday it was supposed to snow again here in Chicago. I was not feeling that and wanted to do something that would move my mind towards spring. I decided to work on a St. Patrick’s Day wreath for my front door. I figured if fun, festive St. Patrick’s Day couldn’t get me out of my winter blahs then nothing would.

It worked! By the time I finished, my table and I were both completely covered in glitter and honestly, glitter just makes me smile like a five-year old. In fact, my five-year old was playing in it. It was all kinds of fun! We were tossing it around calling it pixie dust and just like all things like this, it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. That’s right there was an injury. I took some glitter to the eye when I rubbed my eye with my glitter covered hands. Can I just say, that hurts!

Anyway, I really like the wreath! It is very much in keeping with the whole vibe of St. Patrick’s Day. You know, that means it’s got lots of green, gold, sparkle and shamrocks. So if you are looking for a quick project to get your home ready for St. Patrick’s Day then try this one. I had it done in under an hour.

St. Patrick's Day Wreath


3 6 yd. spools of 5″-6″ tulle (I used glitter tulle in green, light green and gold)
1 10″ styrofoam wreath
green ribbon
shamrock embellishments (I used Jolee’s Boutique)
hot glue gun and glue sticks


Cut the tulle into 10″ long pieces. Tie pieces evenly onto the wreath leaving the knots and excess on the outside of the wreath. Using the hot glue gun attach the ribbon to the back of the wreath to hang it and glue on the shamrocks.

This is a super easy project that anyone can make to get themselves into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit.

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Jennifer is a mom to 5 boys, 1 girl and 1 husband. Her kids range in age from 8-24 so things are always crazy with everything from school life, to autism and to college and beyond. She tries to bake, craft, travel and blog her way through all of the chaos and craziness that life, her kids and her husband throw her way.

40 Responses to “St. Patrick’s Day Wreath”

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    I love making wreaths! I’ve not made one for St. Patrick’s Day! Thanks for the inspiration!
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    Okay, confession: I’ve never made a wreath. :/ Maybe I will give this one a try!
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    Jenn says:

    This would make a cute Grinch wreath for Christmas too!
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    Very CUTE! and totally something *I* can do 🙂 Thanks for sharing!
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    Very cute- love ST. Paddy’s Day!
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    I love the colors and how simple this is. I bet you could grab other colors for Christmas or Easter and have an entire collection of really beautiful wreaths that are a cinch to make!
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    That’s so cute! I love the bright colors.
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    Super cute idea! We just did something similar with fabric. I love when you have things around that you made (or my kids make, lol) like this.
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    Wendy says:

    Ok, seriously LOVE that wreath, but I have to admit….GASP…I’m not a fan of glitter. It gets everywhere. But I do love this wreath!
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    Oh, what green, glittery, leprechauny fun! I love it!
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    Digna D. says:

    We always hang wreaths around the house. Thank you for this unique item. Will definitely give this a try.
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    trisha says:

    You did a really great job! I love making holiday wreaths!
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    This is so cute! My daughter would love to help me make this. recently posted…Finding more time to read with Kindle PaperwhiteMy Profile

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    OH my goodness, I could handle this! I could seriously make this craft!
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    Mellisa says:

    This is super cute. My birthday is St. Patrick’s Day so I love to get extra festive.
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    maria says:

    I still have my Mardi Gras Wreath up before I hand Easter. I will have to do something fun for St. Patty’s Day!

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    Melissa says:

    This is so cute. I love decorating for all the holidays. I’ll have to make this.
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    Michelle says:

    I am SO BAD at making wreaths! I just don’t know what it is! But this looks cute!
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    Jenny says:

    oh that’s cute 😀
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    Kim says:

    Love your wreath very cute and unique. I’m pinning it . Thanks for sharing on The MaMade Blog Hop.

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    This is so cute and something my boys would love to help make.
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    Tammy says:

    I love how fun and festive that is. I don’t decorate for St. Patrick’s day but am keeping the idea in mind to use red/green/white for Christmas! Or maybe pastels for Easter 🙂
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    Jennifer this wreath is gorgeous! I really need to venture into wreath making :). Just wanted to let you know that this is going to be one of this weeks Features at the MaMade Blog Hop!
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    Rachel says:

    Adorable. And it looks simple enough I could make it. That is a huge plus.
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    HilLesha says:

    How pretty! My oldest sister is really good at making wreaths, too, but I’m not so creative when it comes to this. 🙂
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    Anne says:

    Very pretty, I need to make something decorative for my door, it is bare and boring.
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    This is adorable and so festive!
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    I love this wreath. The colors are great. While I am not a “glitter makes everything better” kind of gal, I do really like it on your wreath. You used just the right amount – a bit of sparkle without being blinding (except when the glitter gets in your eye). 😉
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    Jennifer says:

    That is really impressive! I love it. I would probably make it in white, orange and green, so I could leave it up year round in celebration of my Irish heritage.
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