St. Patrick’s Day Candle Making Projects


St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday celebrated on March 17th and is a time to honor the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick. This holiday is known for its green decorations, parades, and festivities. If you’re looking to add some festive and fragrant elements to your St. Patrick’s Day celebration, consider making some of these St. Patrick’s Day candle making craft projects.

Green Candles: Green is the traditional color of St. Patrick’s Day, so consider making some green candles to celebrate the holiday. You can use green wax, dye, or paint to color your candles and add some festive fragrance with essential oils such as peppermint, rosemary, or clover.

Irish Coffee Candles: Irish coffee is a popular drink on St. Patrick’s Day, so why not make a candle that smells like this delicious beverage? You can use coffee-scented wax and add some cream-colored wax or dye to give your candle a creamy, frothy appearance.

Shamrock Candles: Shamrocks symbolize St. Patrick’s Day, so why not make a candle shaped like this lucky clover? You can use green wax and a shamrock-shaped mold to create your candle, and add some festive fragrance with essential oils such as peppermint or clover.

Rainbow Candles: The story of St. Patrick’s Day includes a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, so why not make a candle that is shaped like a rainbow? You can use different colored waxes or dyes to create a rainbow-colored candle and add some festive fragrance with essential oils such as peppermint or rosemary.

St. Patrick’s Day Pot Candles: Another nod to the pot of gold story, you can make a candle that is shaped like a pot! You can use gold-colored wax and a pot-shaped mold to create your candle, and add some festive fragrance with essential oils such as peppermint or clover.

These are just a few of the many St. Patrick’s Day candle making craft projects that you can make with your kids or family. Whether you make green, Irish coffee, shamrock, rainbow, or pot candles, candle making is a fun and fragrant way to celebrate this festive holiday. So gather your supplies, get creative, and have a happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Example Projects

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How to make Irish candles for St. Patrick’s Day using items from Dollar Tree and Walmart.

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They put together these cute little Shamrock Luminaries for their Formal Livingroom windows. Supplies Used:

(2) Glass Beer Mugs (Dollar Tree)

(2) battery-operated taper candles (Dollar Tree)

(2) battery-operated shamrock LED lights (Dollar Tree)

Gold Coins (Dollar Tree)

Gold Glitter Hot glue Foam shamrocks (Dollar Tree)

St. Paddy’s day door hanger (Dollar Tree)

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Kim Lazaroe

Hi, my name is Kim. I've always enjoyed making crafts for each holiday and season throughout the year. My fond memories are making crafts with my mom or helping my dad build something around the house. Now I get to create new crafting memories with my daughter and husband as well as share my knowledge and experience in crafting with the world. Hope you enjoy my site.

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