Thursday, March 14, 2013

Green, green Ireland


When I think of Ireland, I think of the color green, potatoes, Irish whiskey, the color green, smiling redheads, green shamrocks and Irish step-dancing. 
I also throw in a few leprechauns! (in green clothes of course)

What do you think of?

Dolls of the World, Ireland Barbie, 2012

ribbon and coin necklace,

Saint Patrick's Day, for me, is a fun holiday. Yes, it is meant to commemorate the life of Saint Patrick- who brought Christianity to Ireland, but it also has turned into a celebration of all things Irish!

c.1911, vintage song sheet cover
courtesy of Indiana Music Libraries

Saint Patrick by Honate
c. 1400

(I love the shamrock woven into his staff!)
clover watercolor

Italian painter Giovanni Battista Carpanetto
1863 - 1928

"If you're lucky enough to be Irish,
then you're lucky enough."

- Irish Proverb

vintage postcard found at


vintage enamel shamrock pin

5th century Irish costume
by Liana, see address to right of my blog

Sylvia paper doll by Liana.
She will fit all the left facing costumes.

Wizard of Oz green fairy costume by Liana.

"Irish Alzheimer's -
You forget everything
except the grudges."

- Judy Collins

Irish shamrock clover


Celtic Shamrock Charm

Are you feeling green yet?

Are you feeling the Irish Love yet?!!

vintage card

styled from The House of Mirth, Mrs. Richard Bennett Lloyd
Liana's paperdoll blog

shamrock Celtic pool decal

For each petal on the shamrock
This brings a wish your way,
Good health, good luck, and happiness
For today and every day.

- Irish blessing

'til next time!

and on pinterest - kkloberdans

1940's vintage St. Patrick's Day card

1 comment:

  1. love what you put out there for easter. thank you. you have such good ideals. glenda