Beautiful St Patrick’s Day Home Decor that You Can Do Quickly

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Find beautiful and modern ideas for St Patrick’s Day Home decor with simple DIYs and decorating tips plus inspiration from 17 bloggers.

Hi, there friend!  Seventeen of us bloggers have tons of green decor to share with you in honor of St Patrick’s Day. Scroll down to find the schedule of home tours and decor throughout the week.  A big thank you to our hostess Meg from Green with Decor!

St Patrick’s Day Home Decor Ideas

“Less is more” is usually my decorating philosophy during the holidays especially now that we are living overseas and were only allowed a limited amount of household goods.

We are a military family stationed in beautiful Okinawa, Japan, and live off base in a two-story bright home right off the Pacific ocean.

As I mentioned, we could only bring a small number of household items so I’ve been on the hunt for second-hand furniture and inexpensive decor which is different in Japan as the furniture sizes are smaller. Luckily I’ve found a lot of items from other military families and the base gift shops.

I enjoy shopping the house for decor in appropriate colors (green, gold, and black and white) which usually give me ideas for quick DIYs to add something new.

St Patrick’s Day Mantel Decor

St patrick's Day mantel decor with a faux white mantel surround, green books, sea glass case, gold clover art, and black and gold art.
St Patty’s Day Home Decor

The first little vignette I created for this home tour is on the foyer faux fireplace.  A few stacked books in green hues, DIY gold leaf shamrock art, and DIY black and gold art was an effortless way to add a little pop of green for the upcoming holiday.  The white fireplace surround came from a base gift shop for $100. A bit of a splurge but I love having it.

I had an empty gold frame so I simply used gold decorative tape on black card stock and found an unused mat for a seamless fit.

The rest of my green decor is spread around the living room to keep the eye moving.  There’s not a whole lot of green in my house so I knew putting all of it in one room would make a bigger impact.  

St Patricks Day Living Room Decor

I did find a fantastic floral pillow at Home Goods while I was in Texas and snagged two more pillow covers at a local Japanese store last weekend for the matching pair of barrel back club chairs.    

The chairs were actually from a Japanese thrift store but I have a feeling they were brought there from another American family since they are a “normal” size for us.

I brought our mattresses and sofa from the states along with smaller decor items and I’m so glad I did! I was able to quickly sell items we couldn’t use like our American drapes and huge vacuum to families living on-base housing.

Anywho, back to our St Patrick‘s Day home decor. Along with the different shades of green, are pops of purple and pink.  It’s really refreshing after having mostly neutral winter decor

St Patricks Day home decor in a modern living room with a grey leather sofa, grey and white coffee table and lots of natural light.  Pops of floral and green in throw pillows and coffee table decor are perfect for a modern St Patrick's day.
Spring Living Room Ready for St Patrick’s Day
A beautiful floral home goods pillow with a green swirl pillow and black and white striped throw blanket on a grey leather sofa are perfect for Spring and St Patrick's Day.
Floral, Green, and a Pop of Black and White

A shamrock shape cut out from gold tape is an easy way to add St Patrick’s Day decor quickly.  Just put it on a pot or vase.

I found a whole bunch of “dollar store” succulents and plants and have been collecting as many different types as I can. They are so cute and look real!

Adding black and white, black, and pops of copper have been this year’s theme for the season.

An easy idea for st patrick's day clover decor is to cut out a gold clover out of tape and add it to a vase or little planter like this cute succulent on a stack of black books with a copper lamp.
Mini Planter with Gold Shamrock

The sofa table even showcases green, black, and white with a throw blanket and decorative books. The large Moravian star is left over from Christmas decor but I love how it looks like a table lamp. It has the prettiest glow in the evening.

Eclectic and colorful sofa table decor close up of a lucite prism, a pair of white tall taper candles, sliver planter with palm, white Moravian star light, and shells in a Moroccan vase.  Everything is neatly displayed on small stacks of coffee table books.
Styled Sofa Table

Bright flowers, aqua candlesticks, and other pops of green and black and white keep the color palette moving to the coffee table. 

Can you believe those beautiful orchids are from the grocery store just up the street and were under $5? It’s such a neat experience to live on a sub-tropical island.

Cute St Patricks Day coffee table decor on two large white acrylic trays include a pair of mint green candle sticks, green vase with purple orchids, a green glass bottle with a gold horseshoe, and green felt coasters on a stack of books.
Coffee Table with Purple Orchids
Beautiful Okinawa purple orchids in a small green bottle with green pillar candles sit on a white tray.
Flowers and Candles

Easy decor tip:  Don’t let taper candle holders hold you back from using pillar candles or tea lights!

A cute DIY gold horseshoe out of polymer clay is styled on a black and white book with green felt coasters and a green bottle, wood scalloped pencil box, and a black candle snuffer all corralled on a white tray.
Gold Horseshoe and Green Decor for St Patrick’s Day

Another DIY I created for this year’s St Patrick’s Day is a DIY clay gold horseshoe.  A super fun way to add a bit of luck!  It’s super easy to do with polymer clay but I bet a homemade dough recipe would work too.

A bright and airy living room in an American rental home in Okinawa, Japan showing a pair of camel toned barrel chairs on a grey and white trellis run with a sky blue garden stool and grey coffee table with two white trays on top with Spring and St Patrick's' day decor.
Spring Living Room with Pops of Green

I recently found an awesome large candle lantern and finally put it to use as a plant terrarium decorated with a butterfly fan.  I mixed faux and real plants to make an easy arrangement.

A plant terrarium from a large candle lantern holds an asian floral fan and three plants.
Plant Terrarium

Another quick update was to wrap white candles with black electrical tape to create black and white stripes. It was super easy and they look like I bought them that way. I grouped them with a peach buddha head on a green plate. I love creating layers no matter how weird it is. It’s good to have weird decor!

DIY black and stripe candles made with washi tape on battery operated candles and tall white wooden candle holders.  They sit on a stack of books with a buddha head in a pretty peach with gold flecks finish.
Black and White Striped Candles

This is the most green decor I’ve had in a while and I’m looking forward to transitioning it to summer decor! I’m thrilled to have had the chance to share with some amazing friends. Please visit their tours listed below for more awesome ideas!

Join me on Instagram for behind-the-scenes, DIYs, decorating tips, room tours, and home inspiration. I’ll see you over there!

A bright and colorful living room featuring a pair of thrifted barrel chairs with green floral pillows and a grey sofa and coffee table and rug.  White sheers with lots of natural light make a pretty backdrop.
Bright and Colorful Living Room

Find more green inspiration below with these fantastic home tours!

Monday, March 7
Green With Decor
Rain on a Tin Roof
Design Asylum
3 Little Greenwoods
Up to Date Interiors

Tuesday, March 8
Migonis Home
2 Bees in a Pod
Elizabeth Joan Designs
Seeking Lavender Lane
The Deans List

Wednesday, March 9
Live the Fancy Life
Iris Nacole
Karen’s Up on the Hill

Thursday, March 10

The Honeycomb Home

Friday, March 11
My Creative Days
The Twin Cedars
Casa Watkins

Make sure to check out the best decorating ideas and DIYs for Spring and Easter! You’ll find loads of information with free checklists and cheatsheets.

kathy

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25 Comments

  1. your home looks so lovely- i love how it’s all your style and it’s in japan. it’s easy to forget when i see your photos. and i love the little gold leaf clover!

    1. Thank you Cassie! I’ve really enjoyed decorating this house. I keep hoping I’ll get invited to a traditional Japanese home so I can see how people decorate here!

  2. I’m in love with everything!!! I wish I had a handle on color and pattern like you do. I’m always too timid to commit since I change my mind so often, but your home is inspiring me to open up and take some chances. We will see! Haha! BTW..love the quality of photos! 🙂

    1. Thanks Iris! I change my mind all of the time too, hence all of the colors and patterns. lol I’m so glad you like the photos. I’m trying to capture more in my shots with my fixed lens which is really tricky in small rooms.

    1. Thank you Tiffany! I’ve had so much fun decorating that mantel since we got it around Christmas. Still trying to figure out what to put under it…

    1. Thank you Ashley!! I’m always looking for ways to use my gold leaf sheets. I’ve had the packet for years! How many things can I gild? lol

    1. Thanks so much for putting the tour together! You did such a great job. I’m glad you enjoyed my touches of green! You inspired me to add more!

  3. Such a pretty tour Kathy! I’m definitely checking out at that gold leaf shamrock. So fun sharing the tour with you:). Take care, Tara

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