I'm not Irish. I've never decorated for St. Patrick's Day. I have however celebrated the day, big time! A friend of mine is from Ireland and every year she has a party. Yesterday I was marking her party on my calendar and decided I would make some decorations for my house, in her honor.
Since I was making a quick trip to Dollar Tree for a few potty training bribes, I picked up this:
The trusty glue gun and more of those cardboard trees from my basement stash came out. My assistant was more interested in playing today, so in about a half hour I had this:
I thought about trimming the feather one to be more symmetrical, but I kinda like the wildness. The little one in the front is the flowers from the lei. This one's my favorite:
I simply wrapped and glued a green clothes line around it! I have a few more supplies and that wreath form to do something with yet. I kept them solid green and they will be usable for my field of Christmas trees come December. I'm very excited to make some things that are usable for multiple holidays.