pot of gold st. pattys day party

9 Pot of Gold Party Essentials

By now, everyone knows that the universal color for St. Patrick’s Day is green, and there’s nothing wrong with that tradition. But c’mon, that is starting to feel a little dated, right? Especially since you’ve probably exhausted your love for all things green when that was last year’s Pantone color of the year.

Well, we’re feeling the same, which is why we’ll be throwing a Pot of Gold Party. Here are the 9 essentials that will be adorning our space come St. Patrick’s Day that are so chic and cool that you might start pinching your guests if they don’t show up in something gold.


st. patty day gold chandelier Image Source: 100 Layer Cake


Don’t be intimidated by the chic splendor of this amazing chandelier. You too can make this in your home with just 4 easy steps. See the step-by-step instructions here.


metallica pot of gold party table runner Image Source: Making Lemonade Blog


Glam up your table with a metallic gold runner. To make your own, see the tutorial here.


pot of gold punch bowl Image Source: The Glitter Guide


A St. Patty’s Day Party isn’t complete without a beverage, and this nontraditional punch is still equal parts delicious and simple to make. Find out how to mix it here.


pot of gold appetizers Image Source: Heather Christo


Visually appealing appetizers never fail to impress, and Artichoke Pesto and Lemon Ricotta Crostini just look so good together. In 20 minutes you can whip up these sophisticated snacks. Here’s the recipe.


gold plated st patty's day forks

Image Source: Anthropologie  


An easy way to add another splash of gold is to have it for your utensils. The pictured set is from Anthropologie, but if you don’t want to splurge on a new set of flatware, picking up a set of gold plastic forks, knives, and spoons is a great alternative. Most party stores should have them available, or you can always order online at Amazon.


pretty gold balloons DIY

Having a few gold embellished balloons floating around the room will definitely help drive the point home that you are a. throwing at a party and b. that it is gilded with gold themed.

See how we made these in our previous balloon decoration ideas post.


st patty's day gold serving tray  Image Source: For Chic Sake 

Ok, I know that this image shows accessories on the tray, but just imagine it adorned with the Artichoke Pesto and Lemon Ricotta Crostini appetizers. P

retty appealing, huh? With only 3 materials needed, you can make this tray in a snap. Learn how to make it here.


pot of gold themed vase  Image Source: Miss Kris


Having a gold vase is pretty much mandatory at this point. A gold leaf version would look amazing with white roses, peonies, or daisies.

To make your own, follow these steps.


st patricks day gold and white party streamers Image Source: 100 Layer Cakelet


Are you a little worried that your red wall is going to feel out of place at the party? I feel ya, which is why I’m giving you this alternative: floor to ceiling gold and white garland.

Gorgeous and less expensive than painting a room, it will help block out any unwanted wall color. Get the steps to make this splendid wall covering over at Oh Happy Day.

More St. Patrick’s Day Fun

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Paulina Kay

Paulina Kay

is an artist, photographer, kitten lover and milkshake enthusiast who grew up in Michigan and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in fine art and sunbathing. She hopes to one day marry Trueblood's Alexander Skarsgard.

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