st. patrick's day :: t-shirt downloads

My BFF and I both share March birthdays...hers on St. Patrick's Day and mine 11 days later. We're making plans to get together, she lives near Nashville, in April. Sadly, it's been a year since we've seen each other, but happily she's been by my side since 8th grade {go Hilltoppers!} and she always has a plan, a smile and a laugh waiting for me!

Since there's not a drop of Irish in me, I put a new twist on an old phrase and flipped the image so that I could make an iron-on transfer out of it, using Avery 3271. What do you think?

I'll admit that this is one time Gordon willingly took a photo for me. Could have been when I said, "just take a photo of the words, not my face." Hmmmmm, what were you thinking Monika? And in true fashion, he took one shot. Me? I would have taken several shots from different angles. Mars and Venus, right?

Click here to get the flipped image to use as an iron-on transfer {prints 2 up on a sheet}

You could even use the iron-on on some nice cream-colored linen and frame that. Now, that would be sooooo cute! Or, how about wrappng the linen around an art canvas and have a custom, modern piece of St. Patty's Day art!

I listed a few new DIY mini-album/journal kits in the shop. 

I used one similar to this kit to craft a mini-journal to house all my favorite quotes. The great thing about this project is that I can always add more pages, as I add more quotes, since I used a book binder ring, rather than my Bind-it-All.

Here are a few pages I've already included. They took so little time and make me smile!

The first page I created will serve as my cover and uses a transparency, a small shipping tag and some chipboard letters. I used my 1/16" inch hole punch to punch holes to thread my floss through, much easier than trying to pierce it with the needle!

The second page uses some washi tape I purchased from this Etsy shop.

The third page uses this stamp and happens to be a phrase I say quite often.

The fourth page uses a die cut shape, the patterned paper and stamp are from Stampin' Up.

The fifth page uses a Post-It note for me to write my quote on.

And how about this cute mini-mini I made using glassine bags, it's fashioned after a matchbook cover. I might tweak it a little, but what a sweet way to gift the kids' school photos to the Nana's and Oma's out there!


  1. i love todays post! awesome mini!

  2. I love it all! :) Great Tee and mini!

  3. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [03 Mar 12:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

  4. funny t-shirt, very clever :)

  5. That shirt is so cute! I am part Irish though! LOL I have a March Birthday also on the 30th! Love the mini too! Thanks for sharing!

  6. That shirt is so cute! I am part Irish though! LOL I have a March Birthday also on the 30th! Love the mini too! Thanks for sharing!

  7. You're so clever! the tee-shirt looks GREAT!
    and the mini is fantastic as well...
    where do you find the time Monika?
    What is your secret!!!!!

    hugs ~

  8. Super cute! Just wanted to drop a line and let you know I shared your site and this project with my readers!

    I will be visiting your site often!

  9. Thank you so much for the free iron on printable! Will be using it for a shirt for myself.


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