St. Patrick’s Day crafting vignette

St patricks day crafting vignette

The other night I was inspired to cobble together some St. Patrick’s day altered art from my craft supplies.

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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 I have not indulged in the hobby in many years but I still own way too many supplies.

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My family asks me all the time to start memory keeping | scrapbooking again so I have been attempting to organize my crafting supplies.  Looking and sifting through all my supplies inspired me to start a project and with St. Patrick’s day fast approaching, I figured it was a relevant way to dip my toes back in the paper crafting pool.

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A seasonal vignette in the foyer showcases the little pieces I put together.   I created the playing card and bingo card the other night.  The “lucky” book I have had for years, which I created during my “scrapbooking” days and you can read more details here{a rash of good luck}.

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I don’t necessarily decorate for St. Patrick’s day but I usually decorate the Bombe chest in the foyer with seasonal decor.  It sets the tone when guests walk through he door.  

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Our home is one story and the front door & foyer sit in the center of our house, dividing the private section of the house {bedrooms} from the public areas {kitchen, family room, dining room, etc.}.  We walk through this center point many times per day and these seasonal vignettes are always a bright spot to walk past.

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The day after I set this vignette up my daughter came in the kitchen and said she loved how the front table looked.  🤩  

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To set the vignette I shopped my house and I grabbed a few things I thought would give some St. Patricks day vibes.  The oversized shamrock I found at Hobby Lobby a few weeks ago discounted 50% when I was shopping for another project.  I just grabbed it because the price was too good to pass up and I loved the mossy|woodsy feel of it.  I had no idea what I would use it for {maybe a wreath? – not sure} and it became the perfect backdrop for this vignette.

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Add some forced paper whites in ironstone, a vintage green plaid thermos, a brass bell, some vintage skeleton keys and moss rocks and viola the vignette is complete!

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It was fun to delve back into paper crafts and altered art mediums.

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 As far as the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. I also have a tablescape that I will share soon.  

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The foyer opens up to our dining room so here’s a little sneak peek to the St. Patricks day tablescape.  Come back and see it tomorrow.  

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“May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light.  May good luck pursue you each morning and night.”

~Irish Blessing~ 

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  1. What a great vignette! It’s too funny — our stories are so similar. I was an avid scrapbooker when the kids were little. I LOVED it! Creative Memories and all that. I amassed a TON of supplies (half the fun, right?)so I really hope to get back to it one of these days:) Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. xo Kathleen

  2. Yes! Me too. I was a creative memories rep for a few years. {I think that’s what it was called}. I am trying to get back into it….slowly. It’d be great to scrap together some day. 🙂. XO- MJ

  3. Naush Samama says:

    Maryjo, what a delightful St Patricks set up ! Your flask transported me into my childhood ! Such a rage in the retro years.
    Thank you for sharing your post with us at Meraki Link Party. Delighted you could join us. Looking forward to seeing you again.
    Much love

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