Who Isn’t Irish Today?

Whether your family tree sprouts from the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland — or it's merely wishful thinking on this most Irish of days — there's a bit of the blarney in all of us.

Did you wear a shamrock today? Or tacky green beads? Or a green shirt? If you did, there were millions of people keeping you company today.

Along with my 100%-genuine-sold-only-in-Ireland shamrock (really!), I sported a distinctly Irish package of TicTacs.Shamrock1

This was made with Stampin' Up! punches and a bit of ribbon. Aye, tis too much fun!

Punches used:
1 3/8 inch circle, 1/2 inch circle, 3/4 inch circle, scallop punch (the orange hair), word window punch (for the hat brim and the ears), 5-petal flower (used two of the petals for the moustache), key tag (hat), 1/4 inch square (retired) and 1/4 inch circle (retired).

The eyes were highlighted with Stampin' Up!'s white gel pen – which is the only gel pen that has never gotten "plugged up" on me! I used 1/4 inch grosgrain ribbon on the hat.

The Irish gent is attached to the wrapper with dimensionals. Here's my wee lad undressed, as it were…

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You can find these wonderful punches on page 184 and 185 of the Spring/Summer catalog. Pick out a few for your collection – click here to go to my website to order now.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

KathleenSignature2

Comments

  1. OhMYGOODness… he’s a cutie!!
    I have to make a few of these!!
    How aDORable!

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