Add a touch of luck to your St. Patrick’s Day dinner table with my easy DIY napkin rings! Whether you’re hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party or just celebrating the Irish with an authentic family dinner, my rainbow-themed decor using Astrobrights papers will help make your St. Patrick’s Day even more colorful.
Easy DIY St. Patrick’s Day decor for your dinner table
Let’s celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a vivid rainbow of colors! Astrobrights asked me to design an easy St. Patrick’s Day decor project for you. Thanks so much to Astrobrights for sponsoring this post! You all know how much I love Astrobrights paper, and their bright rainbow colors just scream St. Patrick’s Day.
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My horseshoe and rainbow DIY napkin rings take about 10-15 minutes to make. Just print my free napkin rings template, cut out the pieces, glue together the mini-rainbows and wrap around cloth napkins, and add the horseshoes. With Astrobrights paper and my free printable napkin rings templates, you can create easy St. Patrick’s Day decorations for your table.
Create a whimsical St. Patrick’s Day tablescape ☘️
These St. Patrick’s Day napkin rings are just one of the many simple paper crafts that I made this year for my St. Patrick’s Day tablescape. Rainbows symbolize hope, happiness, and good luck. My easy St. Patrick’s Day decor project includes three simple paper crafts that use all the colors of the rainbow. You’ll be making lucky horseshoe napkin rings, lucky rainbow garland, and lucky placemats for your table.
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Craft supplies for making my DIY lucky horseshoe napkin rings for St. Patrick’s Day:
- Kathy’s printable napkin rings template at Astrobrights.com
- Astrobrights Prism paper pack and Astrobrights Bright cardstock pack
- Good paper scissors
- Glue stick and optional glue dots
- Cloth napkins
We’ll be using Re-Entry Red™, Fireball Fuschia™, Cosmic Orange™, Solar Yellow™, Martian Green™, Lunar Blue™, Celestial Blue™, Gravity Grape™. Rainbow colors of paper!! 🌈
How to make DIY lucky horseshoe napkin rings for St. Patrick’s Day
Step 1: Cut out my free printable horseshoe template
Print my horseshoe templates onto Astrobrights Solar Yellow cardstock paper, cut out, and set aside. Astrobrights makes both paper and cardstock weights; it works best to print the horseshoes on cardstock weight, although the regular paper weight will work, too.
Pro tip: Cut some extra horseshoes to sprinkle on your tablescape.
Step 2: Make paper rainbow napkin rings
Print my napkin rings template onto Astrobrights paper, cut out, and glue together to make small rainbows. My rainbows were Re-Entry Red + Fireball Fuschia + Cosmic Orange and Lunar Blue + Celestial Blue + Gravity Grape. You’ll want to use regular paper weight for the rainbows, not the heavier cardstock.
Step 3: Cut two slits in your paper rainbow napkin rings
You’re going to cut two slits in the napkin ring on opposite sides. Start by cutting a slit 1/2 way through the right side of the napkin ring, about 1/2 inch from the far right side. Use good paper scissors to get through all the layers of the rainbow. Remember – you’re just cutting through HALF of the napkin ring. Check out my Instagram video tutorial to see this step live.
Step 4: Wrap cloth napkin rings with paper napkin rings
This step is kinda like magic. Wrap the paper napkin ring around a rolled cloth napkin and secure by sliding the slits together. Voila! No need to tape the napkin rings shut.
Step 5: Add lucky horseshoes to your St. Patrick’s Day napkin rings
Be sure to pin my St. Patrick’s Day DIY napkin rings for your dinner table
And check out more of my easy St. Patrick’s Day craft projects and St. Patrick’s Day recipes like my Green Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups recipe, Easy Leprechaun Trap idea, and DIY Irish Necklaces using Shrinky Dinks.
Copyright stuff: You’re more than welcome to use my free project, printable templates, and tutorials for personal use. Contact me for commercial use and Etsy sales. Momma’s gotta pay the bills.