Luck of the DIY: Printable St. Patrick’s Day Cards To Color and Craft

Every month could use a little holiday magic and March is no different. For many of us, March is when the first inklings of spring begin to emerge—the snow melts, spring flowers start to sprout, and hints of green grass make an appearance. It’s time to celebrate!

Luckily, March 17 brings us the timely reason to get festive—St. Patrick’s Day. Traditionally a feast and religious holiday, St. Patrick’s Day has transformed into a celebration of Irish heritage and culture throughout many parts of the world and it is the perfect excuse to craft and send fun greeting cards to the loved ones in your life.

Share some luck of the Irish with these printable St. Patrick’s Day cards to color, print, or make:

Free Printable St. Patrick's Day Cards to Color

Enjoy some calming coloring time with these cute printable cards to color. If you’re struggling with what to write inside, keep reading to find our favorite sayings to write in blank cards.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock

This simple, straightforward shamrock from can be printed as a single sheet or shrunk down to fit on the front of a card.

Detailed Shamrock

If detailed mandala coloring sheets are more your style, try this intricate shamrock coloring printable from Balancing Home.

Leprechaun in a Pot of Gold

Who doesn’t love a leprechaun? Find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow with this easy printable card from

Printable St Patrick’s Day Cards (No Coloring Required)

If you’d like to skip the extra step of coloring in your cards, try this collection of cards with most of the work already done:

Lucky Chocolate Coin Printable

With this Lucky Coin Printable by The Crafting Chicks, all you need are some chocolate coins to turn these cards into sweet treats.

Irish Blessings

For a more serious salutation, try sending out these Irish Blessing Printables by Live Laugh Rowe.

Lucky Penny

If you have some old pennies kicking around, shine them up and get rid of them by making these cute Lucky Penny Printable cards by Pumpkin Petunia.

Kiss Me, I Might Be Irish

St. Patrick’s Day may be a celebration of Irish history and culture, but it isn’t just for the Irish! Whether you have Irish roots or not, spread some cheer with these St. Patrick’s Day Mini Cards by Domestifluff.

How is a Best Friend Like a Four Leaf Clover?

Find out the punchline to this cute little joke and learn a few more with these sweet St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Box Jokes by Artsy-Fartsy Mama.

St Patrick’s Day Cards to Make From Scratch

If you want to do more than print (or print and color), try out these craft-from-scratch St. Patrick’s Day Cards.

Pop-up Shamrocks

Build a pop-up surprise into your St. Patrick’s Day cards with this Pop-Up Shamrocks tutorial by Single Girl’s DIY.

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Shamrock Cutout

Do you have a Cricut or are you cri-curious? Check out these cute Shamrock Cut-out cards from The Bearded Housewife.

Pop-up Pot of Gold

Make their day with a pop-up pot of gold at the end of the rainbow—craft this card with this tutorial from Creative Ideas by Ritu.

Simple Shamrocks

An easy but effective way to decorate a card is to simply cut out a number of shamrocks and affix them to the card. If you need some inspiration, try these 10 Simple DIY St. Patrick’s Day Cards featuring simple shamrock cutouts by Rose Clearfield. Select an array of different greens to mix things up:

St Patrick’s Day Card Sayings to Write in Blank Cards

Does your mind go blank when you’re faced with a blank card? You’re not alone. If you’re stuck on what to write inside your cards, consider these classic Paddy’s Day phrases:

  • Wishing you all the luck of the Irish!
  • Wishing you a cracker St. Patrick’s Day!
  • You sham-rock my world
  • A good friend is like a four-leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have
  • You are my lucky charm
  • May pleasure walk with you; May luck smile upon you; and May joy be at home in your heart.
  • Sláinte chugat (Irish for “good health/health to you”)
  • Sláinte agus táinte (Irish for “health & wealth”)

Sending your St. Paddy’s Day cards in the mail? Shop our selection of green envelopes.

Wrapping Up

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with crafts! Create and share some love and luck with these free printable cards.

Looking for more creative projects? Check out 17 Sham-rockin’ St Patrick’s Day Paper Crafts & Decorations.

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