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Cute Kiss Me (I’m Irish) Spelled With Shamrock Clovers - great for St. Patrick's Day! #stpatricksday

I designed some Kiss Me (I’m Irish) t-shirts for St. Patrick’s Day and added them my Zazzle store. The simple and classy design spells “Kiss Me” using both three-leaf shamrocks and lucky four-leaf clovers. Sláinte!

All t-shirts are 50% off today at my Zazzle store until 7PM PST tonight! Use promo code EARLYTEEDEAL.

Cute Kiss Me (I’m Irish) Spelled With Shamrock Clovers - great for St. Patrick's Day! #stpatricksday

Here’s a close up of the letters because the Zazzle photos are kind of fuzzy. Not to worry – t-Shirt orders will be printed with these crisp edges.

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How to Make a Headboard Slipcover with No-Sew Piping - super easy and temporary bedroom change!

Whether you want to hide a dated headboard or just freshen your bedroom, making a DIY headboard slipcover transforms your bedroom without the commitment and cost.

I made this ‘how to make a headboard slipcover’ tutorial for DIY Network. I wanted to make a plaid flannel headboard slipcover to temporarily make our city bedroom feel like a cozy winter cabin retreat. These last two winters in Chicago have been brutal!

How to Make a Headboard Slipcover with No-Sew Piping - super easy and temporary bedroom change!

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Sewing Machines for Beginner Sewers@merrimentdesign

I’ve gotten a couple emails lately asking me about my sewing machine and what sewing machine I recommend, so here’s some advice for beginning sewers.

The quick answer? You don’t have to spend a lot, and honestly you really shouldn’t!
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Kid-Friendly Pork Carnitas Tacos - Copycat Antique Taco recipe @merrimentdesign

Here’s a pork carnitas taco recipe that’s not only kid-friendly but also foodie-friendly.

Our Chicago home is within walking distance to Antique Taco, the home of amazing tacos and salads set in a throwback antique restaurant. I just love this place so much.

We’ve eaten at Antique Taco so often that I thought I could try to pull off some tacos at home during the week when there’s not enough time to go out. There’s nothing like the real thing, of course, but this is a pretty great substitute.

Kid-Friendly Pork Carnitas Tacos - Copycat Antique Taco recipe @merrimentdesign

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