Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Irish for {a few} Days!

I belong to a group of friends, a few of which come from Irish decent...and they LOVE to celebrate St. Patrick's Day - and I am talking from morning to well, the next morning.  I have been working on a few 'festive' {little} projects, one of which is for a friend I 'owe' a favour to.
A Tag
Irish Verse: {found on-line}
'May your blessings outnumber the Shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you wherever you go'
{detail shot}
This {little} tag will be attached to a batch of my homemade Peanut Butter&Bacon Donuts {um, yeah...yum! I strongly suggest trying these}. The tag is a normal Manila Tag from Staples, I covered it in Kraft Paper and added the St. Patty's Day hat cut from the Cricut.  The Clover is from my stash, I stamped it with Distressed Dots {Peeled Paint Distress Ink} and added a silk bow and {top} loop!
Peanut Butter&Bacon Donuts
{not the greatest of pictures...but, we sell these at my niece&nephew's HUGE Charity Lemonade Stand, the are the NUMBER ONE requested item...and we sell out constantly!}
I hope your days are Fantastic!

jazz

SIDENOTE: A few people have been commenting about my bows...here's the scoop! I go to my local fabric store {Fabricland} and ask them to cut the smallest amount possible...I think it comes out to 1/10th of a meter, I can probably get about 20 {small - same as above} bows from this! I LOVE using silk because of the rigidness of the material! ...It does turn out to be cheaper than buying strips of ribbon from my LSS, they sell 1 strip {I would say 1 meter or less} for $1!

6 comments:

  1. Such a great tag - your friend will surely enjoy it esp. with those donuts!!! YUM~! Now off to lunch - i am suddenly hungry! LOL!!

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  2. That tag is sure to be a hit with your friend....wish it was me.
    Those donuts look awesome.

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  3. cute tag! The bacon and PB combo sounds "interesting" but I'll take your word for it that they are actually awesome :P

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  4. So... you prolly told us, but where is the recipe?
    Oh- adorable tags. Did you know that Patrick wasn't Irish?

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...my apologies for the WORD VERIFICATION...I have been getting A LOT of SPAM lately...
Thank you for your sweet words...I love each and every one of them <3
-Jazz