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Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Becky

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Top o’the afternoon to you all and happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Today’s got me feeling very green. Not with envy, just happy with all things kelly, chartreuse, lime, apple and pine. Today’s a great day to give yourself a St. Patty’s break and enjoy some Irish eye candy.

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It’s also causing a craving to see the beautiful green hills of Ireland. Today on our Facebook page, we joked that you should not visit this sublime spot in County Kerry if you’ve been drinking green beer (do people in Ireland even do that, or is that just a crazy American thing?)

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And certainly stay away from the edge if you’re at the  Cliffs of Moher.

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The Hexagons are where thousands of basalt columns meet.  Again, a visit is recommended before you hit the pub.

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OK, OK, I promise to stop giving you vertigo after this one, it’s just too good. This is the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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Let’s have an Irish/Zen moment. This magically green-covered walkway at Birr Castle calms.

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Colorful buildings cheer the grayest of days in Country Cork.

Now, the break is over, but you’ve only got a few more hours to go until you can go celebrate. If you’re still in the mood for a few more minutes of distraction, shop our big sale!

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Monday, October 11th, 2010

Home Inspiration from a “House” in Ireland

Ali

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Travel suggestion: if you ever find yourself in Ireland book a couple of nights at the Bellinter House about a half hour outside of Dublin. I just came back from a jaunt in the land of the green/cable knit sweaters and this “house” (aka mansion) was incredible. Every room was styled with such an eye, color and detail. I’m ready to paint my walls fern green, my ceilings celadon and my bathroom midnight blue all while drinking a few pints of guinness. A few of our photos from our time there (oh, and make sure you eat lots of scones…also incredible!).


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