I have been collecting decorations throughout the years since high school. Between the clearance stuff I manage to grab each year and the holiday themed gifts my Mom always gives me, I had quite a collection. Imagine my disappointment when among my 25+ boxes of decorations, I realized that I had only a few dish towels for St. Patrick’s Day. Seriously?!?
On top of that, since Easter falls in the same month, there is almost NO selection of decorations. I had to get creative, fast. Thanks to Pinterest and Michaels, I was able to put together a nice arrangement for our dinning room.
I picked up the vase from a thrift store for $1.29. The dollies were a steal from Michael’s for only $1.50/each. The dishes and coins were in Michael’s St. Patrick’s section for 40% off.
I got the rainbow in a jar idea from Pinterest originally posted by Brooke Mclay on Babble.com. I wanted to continue using the awesome glass bottle I found at IKEA. I wasn’t originally planning to use marshmallows but after using two bags of Skittles, I still had space to fill up.
Since there are two holidays in March, I had to share the prime decoration spaces. I decided St. Patrick’s Day would be in the dinning room and Easter in the living room on the mantel. I got the vases from out local thrift store, the green candle from Target, the dollies and flowers from Michale’s and the glass jars from IKEA.