7 Cheap + Easy St. Patrick's Day Crafts You Can Make With Card Stock

You'll be ready to show your festive side with these easy and budget-friendly crafts.

Green beer — check. Your favorite green shirt — check. Shamrock everything — check. You may be ready for St. Patrick's Day, but if you haven't gotten your crafting fix quite yet, we're here to help. 

Card stock crafts are a great go-to if you want to get the kids involved, are on a budget or if you aren't an expert crafter. Try our favorite St. Patrick's Day crafts below to celebrate this festive holiday in style.

Don't Get Pinched

Add an impressive accessory to your St. Paddy's attire with a lephrechaun hat made entirely of card stock. This is a fun addition to photo booth props, too. 

Welcome Guests

Show guests where the party is before they walk in the door with a rainbow wreath. Your kids will have a blast curling card stock strips.

Dress Up Dessert

You don't need fancy dessert to spruce up your tablescape. This paper bunting cake topper allows even the simplest store-bought cake to stand out.

Print Your Decor

Banner with Kids

Banner with Kids

You only need our free banner pattern and a few household supplies to display this festive banner.

Craft an Easy Centerpiece

Decorate your tablescape with a simple centerpiece that you can display year round. 

Display Festive Prints

Framed Shamrocks

Framed Shamrocks

Frame or send our free pattern as a greeting card to your closest friends.

Hand Out Party Favors

Surprise your guests with these paper clovers filled with chocolate coins. Attach rainbow-colored ribbon for a more festive look.

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