St. Patrick’s day celebration tablescape

Today I am sharing a pretty table set for the upcoming St. Patrick’s day celebration next week. The toile green table cloth and the Spode green transfer ware plates were the inspiration for this table. The shamrock plants and pillar candles as a centerpiece completed the picture and everything else fell into place.   IContinue reading “St. Patrick’s day celebration tablescape”

St. Patrick’s Day crafting vignette

The other night I was inspired to cobble together some St. Patrick’s day altered art from my craft supplies. I started scrapbooking years ago when the masterpiece kiddos where littles.  After a few years of fully embracing the hobby, I taught classes and acquired quite a bit of inventory.  I am sad to say IContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day crafting vignette”

simple & easy ways to decorate for St. Patrick’s Day

March has kicked off and I wanted to share some quick and easy ways to decorate for St. Patrick’s Day.  Just like the recent Valentine’s Day it’s not a big decorating holiday, but there are small touches you can add around your home. Of course just injecting green anything immediately starts you off in theContinue reading “simple & easy ways to decorate for St. Patrick’s Day”

st. patrick’s day vignette

It’s that time of year for shamrocks, green beer, leprechauns, St. Patrick’s day parades, cornbeef & cabbage, rainbows and pots of gold. I’m not quite sure how they all go together, originated or evolved but it tends to be a fun celebration.  I created this little vignette in our home to acknowledge it, because-why not?Continue reading “st. patrick’s day vignette”

stylish st. patrick’s day tablescape

Hello friends!  We are less than a week away from the fun St. Patrick’s Day celebration and I set a table in its honor.  I used some specific things as a nod to the Irish heritage behind this holiday. The obvious would be to use green, Green and more GREEN, but I tried to doContinue reading “stylish st. patrick’s day tablescape”

st. patrick’s day decor inspiration

Welcome March!  Along with March comes the widely celebrated St. Patrick’s Day holiday.  Although this is not a huge decorating holiday across the board and we do not have any Irish heritage that I know of, I still inject some touches here & there most years. I don’t use the type of decor that mightContinue reading “st. patrick’s day decor inspiration”

spring fling tablescape

It’s raining like crazy around here but it doesn’t prevent me from dreaming about spring.  And preparing for spring.  And bringing spring into the house. I am super ready to decorate for spring and bring some freshness into our home.  We’re less than a week away from the “official” spring season and about 2-1/2 weeksContinue reading “spring fling tablescape”

ode to the irish

I created a vignette in the foyer to honor the upcoming St. Patrick’s day holiday.  I know this is not a huge decorating holiday but I love bells of Ireland and these shamrock plants.get.me.every.year. So I love any excuse to bring these home from the store and both, together is just a bonus!  I coraledContinue reading “ode to the irish”

lucky banner for st. patrick’s day 2016

Happy Saint Patrick’s day. I was inspired by the holiday to create this lucky banner. As I shared here there’s no Irish in our family in any direction (that we are aware of anyway) but I still love to celebrate life! I created a little vignette on my mother’s secretary hutch to be in theContinue reading “lucky banner for st. patrick’s day 2016”

a rash of good luck

Happy St. Patrick’s day everyone! {image compliments of the graphics fairy} Our family is not Irish and we don’t particularly celebrate this holiday.  however Mr. M & I did indulge in a little bit of corn beef & cabbage for lunch today along with little Miss M, who rather liked it for her first try.Continue reading “a rash of good luck”