Printable St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Pages and Book

March is a great time to teach children about Ireland. Coloring pages are a great way to show children the symbols, landscape, and even mythical stories of Ireland. I’ve created coloring pages that include: castle thatch cottage sheep donkey shamrocks the Irish flag map of Ireland the claddagh harp leprechaun with his pot of goldContinue reading “Printable St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Pages and Book”

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

It amazes me how different the weather in NY can be on St. Patrick’s Day. One St. Patrick’s Day years ago, before kids, it was a warm, blue sky, beautiful day in New York City. I said to myself, “I will never work on St. Patrick’s Day again. I should be at the parade.” TheContinue reading “Happy St. Patrick’s Day!”

Many Versions…

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been creating illustrations for St. Patrick’s Day and posting to Instagram. For each idea I have, I draw/paint multiple versions to see which one I like the best. It dawned on me, the it isn’t just hand-lettering that takes “Practice, practice, practice.” I have to draw several “takes” before I createContinue reading “Many Versions…”

Happy March! Time to pull out your green!

I’m planning another Instagram art series and I’d like you to join in the fun! The theme is St. Patrick’s Day. Include #mcrstpatricksday in your Instagram post. Join me for a day or all 17 days (March 1 – 17th).  It will be fun! I had a great time last month posting Valentine’s Day art forContinue reading “Happy March! Time to pull out your green!”

St. Patrick’s Day Mantle

Ah it’s March. Spring will be here soon, and warm weather I hope! St. Patrick’s Day is also around the corner. I love decorating the mantle in my family room for the season/holiday. This year, I added to my mantle a couple of homemade projects. You may remember my Irish Blessing sign, created using aContinue reading “St. Patrick’s Day Mantle”