Angelica Florio
March 16, 2018 10:30 am
NBC

The luck of the Irish is never stronger than it is on March 17th, aka St. Patrick’s Day. Sadly, the luck of the Irish can’t save you from drink spillage, so you might want to learn how to make a St. Patrick’s Day table runner for the big holiday event. Once you have your table covered, you won’t need to worry about guests spilling their dyed green cocktails on your table, and you can focus on having fun.

Even if your drink menu consists only of Guinness for the day, you still don’t want to have to deal with a mess to clean up after you finish your corned beef and cabbage dinner. Or maybe you’re eating Lucky Charms to celebrate. Either way, you might want to cover your table, and why not add some extra St. Patrick’s Day flair with a festive table runner?

With these DIY guides, you’ll be able to make your party extra sham-rockin, and you might want to do that because the Irish holiday occurs on a Saturday this year.

That’s right, St. Patrick’s Day 2018 is basically destined to be a day of gaiety and Gaelic, so you should probably put a little extra effort into your party preparation — starting with a St. Patrick’s Day table runner.

So you can have fun and celebrate like Lorelai Gilmore.

Shamrock Runner

You’ll need: decorative shamrocks and green ribbon. You can most likely find all you need for this St. Patrick’s Day table runner at a party supply store. Check out Ribbons and Glue for the full instructions.

Paper Runner

You’ll need: green paper and a hole punch. This St. Patrick’s Day table runner is so simple and makes for a festive accent. Check out the full how-to on Celebrating Everyday Life.

Crochet Shamrocks

You’ll need: green yarn. And crocheting skills, of course. You can find the pattern on SuziQ Creations, it will give your St. Patrick’s Day party a major upgrade.

Honeycomb Ball Table Runner

You’ll need: green tissue balls or just green tissue paper, and shamrock garland. If you don’t want to use shamrock garland, regular string will do. The full step-by-step guide for this St. Patrick’s Day table runner can be found on Fun365.

Burlap And Ribbon Runner

You’ll need: burlap and green ribbon. As you can tell, this one is easy to make and it will add a cute, rustic look to your table. Find the complete guide on the blog Domestically Speaking.

With each of these options, you should be set to have a mess-free and stress-free St. Patrick’s Day dinner. That’s exactly how it should be.

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