With St. Patrick’s Day next week, I am daydreaming about Ireland. I enjoyed attending the late 29th Knight of Glin, Desmond FitzGerald’s lecture stateside about Irish Furniture. He was a respected scholar of Irish decorative arts.
The gardens at the Glin Castle are simply breathtaking.
Let’s travel virtually together and view more photos here. Enjoy!
Light up the night in your garden with these simple DIY solar fence lights!
You will need: 1 Solar landscape light Snips Gloves (for protection) 1/2″ Flange 1/2″ Elbow Clear rubber glue 1″ Screws
Directions: Step 1: Remove solar light from post Step 2: Carefully cut 2″ off of the post Step 3: Coat inside of elbow with glue Step 4: Coat end of post with glue and insert into elbow Step 5: Seal opening with rubber glue and allow to dry for 24 hours Step 6: Spray the post, elbow, and flange with rust preventative paint Step 7: Secure elbow to flange Step 8: Use a pen to mark screw holes Step 9: Remove elbow and secure to fence post Step 10: Secure elbow and insert light
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With this adorable gift wrap that you can make yourself, your family won’t even care what’s inside the box! With some potatoes, craft paper (or up-cycled paper shopping bags), and a little paint, you can make your own custom wrapping paper that’s sure to be the talk of the holiday party.
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