Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Today everyone is an honorary Irishman (or woman). My husband bought some Guiness and Irish cream to help us celebrate properly.

We took an amazing trip to Ireland last year, and I’m reminiscing about all the beautiful places we visited. We did our own “Quiet Man” tour – visiting the locations in the movie. Here’s a photo of Kylemore Abbey and some friendly sheep we saw along the way. It was a beautiful, serene country and we can’t wait to go back. Erin Go Bragh!

I’ll leave with an Irish blessing:
May your neighbors respect you,
Troubles neglect you,
The angels protect you,
and Heaven accept you.

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Got Bling?

I had planned to get some charm bracelets posted this morning, but I waited too late to take photos yesterday and they didn’t turn out too great. So, I’ll have to redo them today.

Instead, here’s a peak at how I display some of my vintage rhinestone brooches.

I bought this old dress form at one of my favorite antique sales – Antique Alley in Cleburne, TX.

She looked “naked” so I dressed her in my rhinestone brooches and an antique embroidered petticoat. Right now, she has a temporary home in my dining room as we (slowly) work to redo our bedroom.

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Getting Ready for St. Patrick’s Day

Here’s wishing you all a festive St. Patrick’s Day. What plans do you have to celebrate your Irish-ness? I’m kicking off the site with a sneak peak at some of my creations. Here’s one of a series of St. Patrick’s Day ATCs that I created. Stayed tuned for more…
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Happy Birthday to Sheila Rob!

Happy Birthday to our Sheila Rob, off celebrating on Australia’s sunny beaches. We’ll miss you!
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