Got Green?

Going green this Saint Patrick’s Day? Practical Art is here to help. Come on by and grab these fantastic one-of-a-kind ‘green’ goods that will help you celebrate the spirit of the Irish!

To support your festivities, we have paired our green goods with some fun facts about St. Patrick’s Day:

Did you know…

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St. Patrick wasn’t Irish, he was British.

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Pencil pusher by Aaron Voigt

The color associated with St. Patrick, the patron Saint of Ireland, was blue, not green.

 

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AZ love t-shirt from Bunky Boutique

In the 18th century people began wearing shamrocks to symbolize their Christian heritage and honor St. Patrick– this grew into the tradition of wearing green!

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Mug by Lisa Harnish

According to legend, St. Patrick drove all of the snakes out of Ireland, but modern scientists say that there never were any snakes in Ireland. This was likely a metaphor…

Owl bee habitat by Greg Corman

The first St. Patrick’s Day parades were in held in America, and the first recorded in New York was in 1762. It is now one of the largest parades in the world!

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Skateboard earrings by Lisa & Devin Kelley

The first leprechauns to appear in Irish folklore did not have a pot of gold!

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Coasters by Marnie Brookins

Corned beef and cabbage was not an Irish meal, but an Irish-American meal. In Ireland the traditional dish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day would usually be broiled bacon.

Visit Practical Art today in preparation for wearing green, drinking a Guinness, and enjoying Saint Patrick’s Day tomorrow!

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