Even though this blog looks like my old one, Debbie-Dabble, "Debbie-Dabble Blog" is my new Blog that I created on June 23, 2016, after my old one was hacked through my Debbie-Dabble Face Book Page which I have now deleted!!

I am a Victorian Soul, live in a small townhouse that was built in the middle 70's, not a huge Mega Mansion, with my Hubby Joe. I worked night shift as an RN on a Hospital based Rehabilitation( Physical Medicine) Unit for 37 years before it closed in November of 2018 and have been a nurse for almost 41 years, with most of that time being full time!!! I recently had my knee replacement surgery done after putting it off for 6 years... I am NOW officially retired!!!!!


George Eliot
George Eliot was actually a pen name for a woman named Mary Anne Evans......


Tuesday, March 6, 2018

St Patrick's Day Decorations, Part 1, 2018


I recently said that I would not be posting unless I felt I had something interesting to share......

This is a photo of the Tree in the Den that I decorated for St. Patrick's Day for the past few years......
 This year, I decided that I would not be decorating this Tree for St. Patrick's Day any more so what was I going to do with all the ornaments that I used to decorate this Tree????????

I decided to re-purpose them as other decorations and to use them to decorate a smaller Tree for St. Patrick's Day.......
 I will be sharing the smaller tree in my next post.......

I thought you would like to see what exactly I did with those decorations used to decorate the larger Tree.........

In this post, the first of 2 parts, I will be sharing the inside and outside of the China Cupboard in the Den.......
First, let me say that NEPA has a very rich Irish history and St. Patrick's Day is pretty much celebrated with parades and events for the ENTIRE month of March!!!

I kid you not!!!

So I had to have at least something decorated for St. Patrick's Day in the house.......
Let's take a look inside the china cupboard.......
Like previous years, I have used my green Olde Curiosity Shop dishes and a few pieces of green depression glass to decorate the inside of the China Cupboard......

Hanging from the top of the cupboard are 3 ornaments........
I have used more of the ornaments in side the cupboard too......

The top shelf......
Leprechaun hats on each side of the top shelf.......
And tea pot ornaments with a shamrock design.........

I taped green paper foil shamrock doilies to the back of the cupboard.......
Ball ornaments sit inside of 2 white mugs, one that says Coffee and the other says Tea.....
And Pots of Gold .......
The middle shelf........
Vintage styled St. Patrick's plaques that were once used as ornaments......
 A Sugar and Creamer that match the mugs......
 A green depression glass bowl with 2 Leprechaun ornaments on each side of it.........
Another vintage styled plaque which was bought at Michael's several years ago......
The bottom shelf......
In the center is the tea pot that matches the white mugs and sugar and creamer......
Again, ball ornaments rest inside of cups......
Shamrock pipes.......
A sweet Irish angel........

You can see that I also hung some decorations on each side of the China Cupboard.......

After I took the initial photos for this post, I decided to add some of the flowers and shamrock picks that I have used in decorating the larger Tree to the wreath that I made a few years ago and the shamrock that I bought at a church flea market....

I bought this Shamrock made from 3 lacy hearts for $1.00........
I added green and white carnations to each clover.......
Along with shamrock picks and more carnations to the center......

Hanging on the door that I leave open, over on the other side..........
Is a wreath that I made a few years ago.........
I made it a bit fuller by adding more carnations and shamrock picks to it......

Hanging below the wreath is a vintage styled plaque that was bought a few years ago at Dollar Tree.......
Hanging from the lace scarf that is draped over the door are 2 more ornaments.......

So you can see that I made good use out of some of the ornaments once used to decorate the larger Tree......
 In my next post, I will be sharing how I decorated beneath the China Cupboard........
And the smaller Tree.........
So I hope you will be back to visit again soon.......

And thanks to those who took the time out of their busy day to spend a little bit of time with me!!

If you do not have a blog, PLEASE  give me some way to reply to your comment, maybe by including your email in your comment.  If I can not find a way to reach you, I will reply on the post where you commented so please check back......
  I am linking up to these parties:

Friends Sharing Tea Party

Ducks in a Row Wonderful Wednesdays Blog Hop
Wow Us Wednesday
Sizzle into Summer Party
Talk of the Town Party
Party in Your PJ's
Dream Create Inspire Link
 Dagmar's Home Linky Party 
 Waste Not Wednesday
Style Showcase

Home and Garden Party Thursday
 Share Your Cup Thursday
Share Your Style Thursday Link Up Party
Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 
  Inspired Creations Linky Party
Vintage Charm
 Grace at Home Party
Create and Celebrate Blog Party

Friday Features Linky Party
 Funtastic Friday
 Friday Favorites
 Feathered Nest Friday
 Home Matters Linky Party
 What To Do Weekends
  Flaunt It Fridays
 Sweet Inspirations Link Party
    Awesome Life Friday
 Pink Saturday-Anything Goes!!
Best of the Weekend Party
 Simple Saturdays Blog Hop
 Saturday Sparks
Share It One More Time Inspiration Party

Snickerdoodle Sunday
Bouquet of Talent Linky Party
 Sundays at Home
 Silver Pennies Sunday
 Happiness is Homemade Linky Party
Nifty Thrifty Sunday
The Fabulous Party

Inspire Me Monday
Inspiration Mondays
 Dishing It and Digging It Link Party
Busy Monday
What'd You Do This Weekend?
Cooking and Crafting with J & J
Metamorphosis Monday
 Lou Lou Girl's Linky Party
Make It Pretty Monday

Show and Share Party
 Tuesdays At Our Home
Inspire Me Tuesdays
Reader Tip Tuesday Party
Keep in Touch Party

Please take some time to visit these terrific hosts and all those joining in on the fun!


  1. It is fun to pop in here, Debbie, and see what you have for each holiday. Love St Pat's Day and love your decorations! Have a great night- xo Diana

  2. Debbie, I adore your Saint Patty's decor. I will not be putting anything out for St. Patty's day as I am in the midst of doing a makeover in the kitchen. Yesterday I had to talk myself out of setting my table with my pretty greens and white's as I usually do. Too much going on this season at my house right now. But, I can look at all of your pretties and be satisfied. Happy Wednesday. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  3. Debbie all those green ornaments are so pretty. I don't decorate for St. Patrick's because I don't have any decorations and right now I am in the middle of getting settled into our home but if I did this would definitely be the way to go!

  4. You really know how to go all out for St. Paddy's Day, Debbie!! Your decorations are amazing! Looking forward to seeing what's new for this year! I've never decorated for that day since my son was born on March 17th, at 26 weeks and at the time, we didn't know if he would make it or not. So that day has always been devoted to him - Adam's Day!!!

  5. OMG ..You’re really wearing the green .... I love seasonal celebrations .. and you’ve inspired me....We’re celebrating our Mar.16th,17th and 18th B'days this week-end .. of course hubby who’s birthday is St. Patricks Day always get the green hat... I really enjoyed seeing your beautiful decorations..What Jolly Good FUN..Thanks for sharing

  6. Hi Deb, you have outdone yourself again. Love all the St. P decorations. I have the Olde Curiosity Shop dishes, but mine are just of one pattern. You have a wonderful variety..Happy St. P's Day to you my friend..Judy

  7. Your green and white displays are so festive for St.Patrick's Day! Thank you for sharing at Vintage Charm!

  8. Beautiful post!Love that gorgeous shamrocks teapot and the pretty vintage cards!Hugs!

  9. Wow Debbie, so much lucky Irish green all over the place. Those vintage St. Patrick's plaques are gorgeous and I love the way you draped the lace scarf over the door. It makes for such an interesting backdrop. I saw on your facebook page that you're still getting a whole bunch of snow. Hope the weather improves soon so you can enjoy your lovely garden again

  10. Debbie, I love your dishes and how beautifully decorated your cupboard is! Your wreath is spectacular too! Thanks so much for sharing with us each and every week! I hope both you and Joe are doing well and staying warm!

  11. Love and love Your green decors.The cupboard looks fabulous

  12. These decorations look wonderful! My mom has those same green dishes like yours and she puts them out every St.Patrick's Day! Thank you for sharing at Merry Monday!

  13. Oh wow Debbie, you have a beautiful display of St.Patrick Day things. Have a great week. Thanks for sharing at #CreativeMondays, hope to see you on Wednesday for our next blog hop :)

  14. WOW!!! You certainly have a lot of St. Paddy's Day decorations and some really sweet things, too.

    Hugs, Carol

  15. I love your Curiosity Shop pieces. So fun. It all looks fabulous in the cupboard. What a cute collection of St. Patrick's Day stuff. Thanks for linking to Keep In Touch.

  16. Great decoration for St. Patrick's Day!Love seeing this post again!Hugs!


I always love to read your comments and opinions!!
I will try to respond to your comment as quickly as I can either on your Blog, through an email address or here on the posts where you commented if I cannot find any other way to contact you!!
If you are a vendor and insist upon leaving a comment with a link back to a website, it will be deleted immediately as I check my comment several times a day!!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...