I’m lucky to know you: St. Patrick’s Day gift tags

Lucky to know you | St. Patrick's Day free printable | simplykierste.com

Let the people in your life know how lucky you feel to to know them!  We all have people we love and appreciate in our lives, and it's never the wrong time to let them know. With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, you can print this adorable tag to help you do that! I adore milk bottles and mason jars, so I use them the most often, but clear treat bags work really well too. I used Mint M&M's, which are not only perfectly green, but are perfectly minty and chocolate-y and delicious.  I wish they made them with milk chocolate, and not dark chocolate, but it's not enough to dissuade me from eating handfuls of them! Andes mints, green salt water taffy, green … [Read more...]


Kiss Me I'm Irish | Free Printable | simplykierste.com

  Looking for a fun St. Patrick's Day gift idea? I've got an easy one for you... a "Kiss Me, I'm Irish" St Patrick's Day FREE PRINTABLE gift tag that when paired with a bunch of green & silver Hershey Kisses, is simply adorable! This is perfect for friends, people you visit, teachers, neighbors...anyone!  It's super easy to put together, using the free printable I created.  I bought the Easter Hershey Kisses, and picked out all of the silver and green ones--which is actually most of the bag.  It's really nice of them to put out Easter candy in time for St. Patrick's Day, don't you think?  ☺ The pink and blue ones I can save for Easter.  If they make it that long.  ☺  You can put the … [Read more...]

{mint pretzel bites}

Mint Pretzel Bites | simplykierste.com

One of my favorite treats to make around the holidays is Rolo Pretzel Bites. They are just about the easiest things EVER to make--seriously 4 minutes, people!!!  I love to experiment with the same basic recipe, and I've tried quite a few different variations.  I first made them using Mint M&M's during the Christmas holiday, and I fell in {love} with them.  I knew then that they would be perfect for St. Patrick's Day!  Mint Pretzel Bites are my new favorite treat. :) The combination of sweet and salty is irresistible, and the chewy caramel with the crunch of the mint M&Ms is perfection.  You might want to make these when you're going to give some away, otherwise you will want to … [Read more...]

{over the rainbow} st. patrick’s day fun & free printable!

rainbow final title

Skittles are perfect for St. Patrick's Day...all those rainbow colors!  I paired them with one of my personal favorites, gold-wrapped Rolos for a super fun gift...for friends, neighbors, teachers, and more!  I also created a fun tag, and free printable, just for you!!! I save all of my Crystal Light containers, which I LOVE to re-use for all sorts of gifting and organizational purposes.  I love the lids, how easy the wrappers are to take off, their size & shape, and that they are see-through!  If you don't have any, or want something smaller, try a jelly jar, other small mason jar, or a baby food jar/container. I layered the candy starting with the Skittles first--in rainbow … [Read more...]

{shamrock glitter block} st. patrick’s day decor!

shamrock glitter block decor

With the current Silhouette promo going on right now, I was sent some double-sided adhesive to try. I haven't worked a lot with glitter, and I'd never used the double-side adhesive, so I was excited to use it. With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner, and Valentine's Day decor coming down soon, I decided something with a shamrock would be fun.  :) I've seen quite a few projects using the adhesive with paper, and other decor, such as candles, but since I love working with wood so much, I was curious to see how it would work.  I LOVE the end result! It was really easy to do, and FAST!  (which I always love...) {supplies} -2x8 wood block (mine was 12 inches wide) -spray … [Read more...]

{kiss me, i’m irish}

kiss me one copy

I wanted to do something fun for a few ladies that I visit each month, and when I saw the green Hershey kisses at the store, I knew I had found just the thing. I love having clear treat bags on hand. They are really inexpensive (you can get a pack of 20 for under $2 at Walmart), and are quite versatile. However, sometimes (like today) I find myself without any, so I always go to my backup--sandwich bags. Just cut the zipper part of the top, and you're set! Then I filled them with green Hershey kisses, and attached this cute tag: If you'd like to use it too, just right click on the image below, and save image as. Then open a blank Word file (or similar), and insert it as a … [Read more...]