Thursday, February 21, 2013

Clearly.... I am not Irish

Well that'll be the last time I have a few Irish spirits and then head on up to the craft room to work on an Irish Craft....


Because clearly..... I am not Irish.


I mean come on, what was I thinking??? I guess listening to "Danny Boy" or "When Irish Eyes are Smiling" on my ipod does not count as membership into the Irish Hertiage Club. 
Perhaps if I were thinking, then my homage to the Irish tradition for St. Partick's Day would better resemble that of a feathery shamrock that I was going to hang on the front door, and not look like a confused fluffy, green shaped alien that may even scare the kids.
 But as luck would have it, and with a few of those chocolate coins, a simple snip with the scissors and magically a Shamrock began to appear, just as my non-Irish eyes had envisioned.
So I say to all you Irish men, woman and Leprechans around the globe that may or may not visit this non-Irish household this St.Pattys Day....





Top of the morning to you. And the rest of the day to yourself.
irish translation:Mora na maidine dhuit. Agus cuid eile an lae dhuit fein.
Look who's non-Irish eyes are smiling now!

Grateful for~
Gold coins made of chocolate that make everything better.



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14 comments:

  1. Such a fun way to make a shamrock. I love it. From your 100% Irish friend. ;)

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  2. What a great idea, Laura. I bet the pop of green looks great on your front door! What did you use for a base?

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  3. Your Shamrock looks great! I have changed my blog design. Visit and let me know what you think. Blessings, Diane www.recipesforourdailybread.com

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  4. Well, BeGod and Begorry- Bless your non-Irish little heart. I think it looks pretty Irish-y to me! I AM Irish and I would certainly hang that on MY front door! xo Diana

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  5. It turnd out great! I love it in all it's FLUFFINESS:):) XO, Pinky

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  6. Looks pretty Irish to me :)

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  7. I'm married in Irish (Kelly).. I'd say that gets the super fabulous thumbs up!

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  8. Well, I'm fairly Irish, and it looks good to me!

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  9. I'm part Irish and adore Irish Coffee! ;-) This looks great I think.

    Pat

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  10. Laura..that is too darn cute!!!....love it!...My father has an Irish heritage and my granddaughter was born on St. Patrick's Day...
    Irish eyes are smiling at your door...!

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  11. I'm Irish and I give say "post maith" Laura.
    It's a beauty :)

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  12. It's so cute, Laura! I love the boa and it's a PERFECT shamrock to me (although, I'm not Irish either lol)!!

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  13. What did you use for the base? Where can I find a tutorial?

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