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St Patrick's Day

How did you spend your St Patrick's Day?  
We opted out on going to the big parade in Dallas, and on a whim decided to go to a flea market instead. We did see a lot   of "Irish" fare on the folks walking around, so it was almost like a parade.

We also saw some pretty things that inspired us! 
 I thought I'd share a few of them with you, along with our stash.  
We actually spent a  little bit of the Green today.

Springtime Inspiration
I fell in love with this whole display ... 
love, love, love!
Then there's "Door Knob Bob" one of our favorite vendors. 
In fact, "Door Knob Bob" had these old license plates that Buzz is going to use to decorate his "Man Shed"
(I encouraged him) 
Buzz's other BIG purchase was a small 
jar of local "Clover Honey" ... yum!
(notice, Buzz isn't wearing Green...  He got a pinch!)

My stash included 
a dozen embroidery squares, 
a couple of old letters 
and six pewter style chargers. 
(Buzz encouraged me)
I hope you've had a day filled with 
Irish Blessings!
Now it's time to start planning for 
Spring and another special day!
Some clever person was selling these today...
we were able to resist (for now anyway)
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  1. Looks like your day was well spent. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

  2. Well I did EXACTLY the same, no downtown St Louis parade for me, I met a friend at the flea market and we had a ball...forgot my camera!

  3. Great way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day ... doing something you both enjoy! I love old embroidery. Fun time!

  4. I loved the display with the tub and the pots!!! The other day I bought some outdoor decor for our front landing (which has to be replaced)which was inspired by the outdoor display at the front of your home!!

  5. I've been embroidering (trying to) some towels for our granddaughter's play kitchen, so now I know how much time goes into those pieces of art you just bought. Lots!! Great finds!

  6. It looks like you had a fun St. Patrick's Day!

  7. The clay pots and claw foot tub are fabulous. What a wonderful vignette.

  8. I love that display of the tub, flowers and pots. What a beautiful vignette. Just bought some embroidery squares and was going to make a pillow cover out of them. Glad you enjoyed your St. Pat's day. Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration at Sunday's Best.

  9. Looks like you had a fun day. Great Inspiration.
    I'm a new follower and hope you'll stop by and follow back.
    Mary Alice


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