Party Panache, Spring Bird’s Nest Cake

  A little creative cake baking today     When I wasn’t able to get the chocolate eggs I wanted for this bird’s nest cake I had to put my thinking cap on…         A simple chocolate bundt cake         With salted caramel drizzle         😋 … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Beach Bunny Carrot Brunch

  Two weeks ago, after much debate about the current situation, my son, his boys, and I packed up our cars and headed to the beach house Originally they planned to stay a week, but as things escalated and kept changing, 1 week turned into 2…         Yesterday, our governor issued Stay … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Easter Peeps!

  Welcome to Easter Tablescape hop hosted by Celebrate and Decorate This is sure to provide you distraction, happy thoughts, and smiles!         A little over 2 weeks ago, when the world was a normal place, I went to Trader Joe’s to get spring flowers to use on my table I was … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Happy Dots Glassware

    Let’s paint some happy polka dots today         These glasses were inspired by a recent purchase from MacKenzie-Childs         The minute I saw this Dotty Cake Plate I was in love… I decided to paint some glasses inspired by the colorful polka dots on the cake stand … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Leprechan Love

  We have been celebrating St. Patrick’s Day all week Let’s top it off with painting and drawing shamrocks and leprechauns         You can draw this little lucky guy on paper or paint him on glass         I used this free clip art leprechaun for my model     … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Lucky Leprechaun Snack Mix

  My family loves Chex based snacks When I spotted Peanut Butter Chex I had to try it I decided to make a St. Patrick’s Day version         I grabbed some “Irish” potato sticks GOLDfish, and “treasure coins” aka peanut M & Ms         Combine the Chex, Goldfish, and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring Shamrocks

  Take-out Tuesday will  be back next week because instead of cooking, today is all about setting Spring tables!       Welcome to the annual Celebrate and Decorate Spring tablescape hop!         And Happy March! ☘️🌷         I’m feeling lucky because our winter has been mild Lots of … Continue reading

Home Decor, St. Patrick’s Day Centerpiece & March Ideas

  With March 1st just a few days away, I think we are all thinking Spring and Green!           St. Patrick’s day is a favorite holiday around here, it’s CC’s birthday!         I got out my stash of St. Patrick’s Day things and a long white box with … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Table and Easy King Cake

    Come on in and join the Mardi Gras celebration We always celebrate when there’s an occasion!         There’s also a festive wreath on the inside of the door~ Why have just one wreath when you can have more!         The table is set with festive glasses and … Continue reading

Creations, Mardi Gras Mesh Wreath

  I love Valentines Day and all the fun Valentine decor, but in the deep South February also means Mardi Gras!         This year Fat Tuesday, the height of Mardi Gras celebrating, falls on February 25 a mere 10 days after Valentines Day… Time to hurry up and decorate!       … Continue reading

  • Follow The Painted Apron on WordPress.com