Saturday, March 17, 2012

Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

I can't believe St. Patrick's Day is here already! I had so many decorations I wanted to make and crafts to do with Ree. I managed to make 2 decorations. Ree & I haven't done any crafts! I had better start Easter crafting tomorrow!

I had pinned this simple shamrock banner from Simple as That awhile ago. Then I came across an adapted version of the banner at Lil' Luna's blog. I ended up using the neat maps of Ireland she posted as the background and her idea for the 3-d shamrocks. I backed the map with green cardstock; and strung it all on white ribbon. I like it on our mantle.

 I knew I wanted to make a St. Patrick's Day wreath for our front door. It took me almost all month to think of something to do. A few days ago I traced shamrocks onto watercolor paper then painted them with different shades of green watercolor. After they dried I cut them out. I then hot glued them to a wreath frame and voila! I like the way it looks on our front door. Simple but easy and I used everything I already had. All in all it probably took an hour to put together including the drying of the watercolor.


  1. Lovely decorations! Have a fun weekend!
    Sarah M

  2. I still have our heart garland hanging in our dining room. We're not Irish, so I don't "do" St. Patrick's Day, but I had meant to change the hearts over to something more seasonal in March, which, ahem, began 17 days ago. Both your decorations are great and isn't it nice to have everything already on hand?! Here's to crafting stash!


Thank you for taking the time to stop by & comment! I will try my best to respond to all comments here in the comment box!