Holidays, Spooky Visit

Aaaarrrrrggghhh…     Ahoy mateys!     I’m here to give you a spoooooky welcome!     I’ve been having some BOOS to celebrate your arrival       Come on in, we’re ready for spooky fall fun     A haunted house, a pumpkin pile, along with other fluff     Makes for a … Continue reading

Holidays, Set the Scene, it’s almost time for Halloween!

Set the scene, it’s almost time for Halloween! Bottoms Up! I know a lot of people aren’t fans of Halloween, and I personally do NOT like the creepy, gory side I Want My Mummy   I like the cute side and just had to revisit favorite Halloween crafts, vignettes and tables       Halloween … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Ghosts of Pirates Past

  Aarrghhhhhh!   Ahoy Mateys!     Well, shiver me timbers and rattle me bones     Welcome me hearties, and make ye at home!     I’m entertaining  ghosts of me pirate friends past     Their Ghost Ship got lost in the fog,     But they’re here at long last     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Ghosts on the Coast

You might not be aware, but you’d better beware! There are ghosts on the coast! There’s a mansion they’re haunting It’s really quite daunting! It’s CREEPY….. it’s SCARY…. Be CAREFUL… be WARY… What’s on the menu, you might dare to ask~ A Potion of Earthworms and other Deadly Morsels…       What a sumptuous repast! You can … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Under a Spell

It’s awful!! It’s frightful!! The spooks have been spooked! It’s just much too scary It must be a fluke! A tornado on Spooky Street on a dark autumn night brought the house down on Broomhilda It’s a terrible sight!! The goblins are panicked, they don’t know what to do All you can hear is Boooooooo … Continue reading

Creations, Burlap Ghosts, Boo!

Super Boy and I had some Halloween fun the other day.  He asked, “Halloween? Gigi, why are you making stuff for Halloween?” “Why are you painting so many Frankenstein glasses?” “Why are the witches upside down?” Tough questions. Bottoms Up!  How do you explain metaphor to a 5 year old? How do I explain that … Continue reading

  • Follow The Painted Apron on WordPress.com