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Potato Decorations for St. Patrick's Day

One of the easiest ways to decorate any celebration is with the food you're serving.

So much of a party or holiday is about the meal or food you serve, so theme party foods and even drinks will automatically add a festive flair to your set up.

Here, we took potatoes, a traditional Irish food that's also pretty inexpensive, and got creative to decorate our St. Patrick's Day celebration.


Where's the (Corned) Beef?

Probably the most popular meal to serve on St. Paddy's Day is corned beef and cabbage. Think outside the box (or pot in this case). Leave out the corned beef and create a unique centerpiece with the cabbage, potatoes, and fresh cut Bells of Ireland.

To create the "cabbage" vase simply remove a few outer leaves from a head of cabbage and place around a short beverage glass.


This Spuds for You!

Scoop out the center of a large baking potato and fill with 2-3 stems of green spider mums. Insert a nametag and place on each guest's dinner plate for an instantly green, St. Patrick's Day themed place card that'll add a natural decor to your table.


Remember what I always say, - "Just have fun with it" - and you can't go wrong! Erin Go Bragh!

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Jennifer Geddes
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Jennifer Kelly Geddes has hosted Christmas cookie swaps, New Year's open houses, Thanksgiving for 22, and all manner of dinner parties in her Manhattan and Ghent, NY homes.

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