Since St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, you’ve probably got all your green accessories and green cocktails ready to go. But if you’re in need of a few DIYs to make the photo booth and dessert table really pop, we’re here to save the green-and-gold-filled day. From rainbow sweets to DIY shamrock balloons and magnets for favors, below you’ll find the 33 best party ideas to help you get that pot of gold. Scroll on for inspo before the leprechauns come to steal your glory.


1. DIY Clover Patch Cake Topper: Sprinkle your cake with a whole lot of luck. These little clovers are adorable atop a white cake but could be used for any desserts or food. (via Studio DIY)


2. Lucky Rainbow Jello: Guests can literally taste the rainbow in these little cups of layered jello. Add some booze to the recipe to make it more grown-up, or keep it non-alcoholic and top with a gold coin for the kiddos. (via Glorious Treats)


3. St. Patrick’s Day DIY Shamrock Streamers: These shamrocks make festive garlands, chair decorations, and photo booth backdrops. Or, take it to the wall and hang strands from the ceiling behind your dessert table. (via Studio DIY)


4. DIY Rainbow Statement Earrings: Rainbows + the current statement earrings trend = a match made in heaven! Make your own rainbow statement earrings that you’ll be able to wear all through the spring and summer. (via Brit + Co)


5. Rainbow Rock Candy Cake Topper: This idea couldn’t be easier. Buy colorful rock candy, then stick them into the top of your dessert. Talk about a piece of cake! (via Studio DIY)


6. DIY Conversation Shamrock Magnets: Deck out your fridge with an adorable twist on classic conversation hearts. Make an extra batch of magnets to gift to your guests. (via Squirrelly Minds)


7. St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Donuts: These rainbow donuts with coconut flake clouds are a must. When you plate them, don’t forget the gold coins! (via Brit + Co)


8. Printable St. Patrick’s Day Irish Bottle Labels: Irish you were beer! Print out a few labels to dress up your beer (and soda) bottles. Simply print and trim, then stick them on using double-sided tape. (via Elegance and Enchantment)


9. Lucky Clover Balloon: If you can’t find an actual shamrock balloon, just take three heart balloons and fasten them together with gold streamers. Even the leprechauns won’t be able to tell the difference. (via Love. Luck. Kisses & Cake)


10. DIY Lucky Charms Bracelet: Whether or not they’re lucky, these charms are *seriously* cute. (via Brit + Co)


11. DIY Lucky and Shamrock Pinwheel Cupcake Toppers: These festive cake toppers take cupcakes to the next level. Follow the tutorial for a game-changing dessert table. (via Basic Grey)


12. Balloon Shamrock Backdrop: Every party needs decor that doubles as a good photo backdrop. Find a bunch of various shades of green to create a shamrock balloon statement piece. (via The House That Lars Built)


13. St. Patrick’s Day Garland DIYs: Craft your own streamers of clovers, gold coins, and rainbows to decorate your space in the St. Patrick’s spirit. Hang it up in the entryway to make sure no one can miss it. (via The House That Lars Built)


14. DIY Mini Rainbow Bundt Cakes: These festive little treats pack in quite a bit of color and can be stacked all over your dessert table. There’s also a free printable St. Patrick’s Day cake banner that you can print and download if you want to get extra crafty. (via Brite & Bubbly)


15. St. Patrick’s Day Green Juice Fresh Breath Dog Treats Recipe: If you have a couple of pups attending your party, whip up a recipe for dog-friendly treats. The green is made using mint and parsley, which makes the treats totally safe. (via Downtown Native)


16. Shamrock Floats: This minty green drink has just two ingredients: lime sherbet and Sprite! Add some gold hearts with tape to create shamrocks for all the glassware. (via Oleander + Palm)


17. DIY Gold Foiled Champagne Bucket: Turn a simple and cheap ice bucket into a luxe statement piece by adding some gold foil. (via Oriental Trading)


18. St. Patrick’s Day Clover Crown: This year, treat yourself to an extra dose of luck using your glue gun and a bunch of felt. As hostess, you’ll be a serious queen of the green rocking this clover crown. (via Brit + Co)


19. St. Paddy’s Day T-Shirts: If you’re unsure what to wear, get clover with it with a free set of printables! Print them out and iron on punny phrases to any basic tee for an instant holiday-appropriate outfit. (via Brit + Co)


20. DIY Shamrock Straw Toppers: Straw toppers are the perfect addition to your lineup of beverages, whether you’re serving up shamrock floats, green beer, or cocktails. (via The Sweetest Occasion)


21. Five-Ingredient Lucky Charms White Russians: Now here’s a drink that’s magically delicious. Just when you thought White Russians couldn’t get any better, they did. (via Brit + Co)


22. DIY Tassel Garland: Spruce up your walls with St. Paddy’s Day green with this easy garland. You can also opt for some ROYGBIV colors to create a rainbow version. (via The Merry Thought)


23. St. Patrick’s Day Mini Paper Clover Garland: Attaching three hearts together creates instant shamrocks. Use this easy-to-make garland to decorate glassware or hang on the walls, or use it as a napkin holder. (via Bit Square)


24. Clover Rice Krispie Treats: You can never have too many shamrocks at your St. Paddy’s bash. Just use a cookie cutter and a little bit of dye and you’ve got a delicious green treat. (via I Heart Naptime)

25. DIY Marbleized Party Hats: We can’t get enough of this technique, and it looks just as good on green hats. The tissue paper fringe and shamrock pom-pom make these a surefire crowd-pleaser. (via The House That Lars Built)

26. DIY Horseshoe Garland: Snag yourself a little good luck with these glittery horseshoes, and string ’em up for some #extra decor. (via Darice)

27. DIY Mini Shamrock Piñatas: Forget the end of the rainbow — this mini piñata is the perfect place for gold coins. (via The Centsible Life)

28. DIY Wood Rainbow Stackers: Colorful rainbows are what your cheese tray display needs. (via Handmade Charlotte)

29. DIY Pots of Gold: These adorable pots of gold are right on the money for your St. Patrick’s Day tablescape. (via Birds Party)

30. DIY St. Patrick’s Day Wreath: Want to show your St. Paddy’s Day spirit to world? This fab, festive wreath will do the trick. (via Design Improvised)

31. DIY St. Patrick’s Day Top Hat: How cute will you and your squad look wearing these teeny-tiny top hats at your party? Or on your pub crawl? (Bonus: You’ll always be able to find each other.) (via Squirrelly Minds)

32. DIY Rainbow Cake Topper: This cheery rainbow will brighten any plain Jane cake. (via Tell Love and Party)

33. Kiss Me I’m Irish Cake: This no-so-subtle and oh-so-fun cake design is the yummiest play on “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” we’ve seen yet. Pucker up! (via Studio DIY)

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(Additional reporting by Ariel Garneau)