Creations, Painted Halloween Bucket Fun

“Why are you making funny looking pumpkins, Gigi?” asked Super Boy [7] “Yeah Gigi, why are you painting punkins and cannee corns?” echoed Big E [3] “I’m making these for the beach house,”  I said “Ohhhhhh” And off they went, in search of a popsicle… The good news is that they knew they were pumpkins! … Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day! Somethin’s Fishy!

The men in my life are crazy for all things outdoors You can’t keep them inside And  they all are CRAZY about fishing You don’t see many recipes for seafood on my blog because I, cough, don’t like fish…  shhh….I know right? But I love to see others enjoy it and the guys do grill … Continue reading

Home Decor, Welcome Spring!

Welcome Spring! Silver and gold were great for the dreary winter months But it’s time for some bunnies and eggs, green grass and forsythia! The fireplace caught spring fever too “Via del Giardino”  that brightened up gray days got replaced by a fresh “painting” There are bunnies and blooms in the kitchen Mugs, plates and … Continue reading

Creations, Painting Inspirations

It has been an AMAZING couple of weeks around the Painted Apron, inspirations have been coming and going and growing and flowing everywhere~ First of all, I was overwhelmed with all the responses to my Special Day and a Giveaway post.  I was truly astounded by everyone’s kindness and heartfelt comments.  I never dreamed that … Continue reading

Creations, Shrimp Bucket

Blogging has been such a great source of inspiration and creativity for me,  so today I want to give back a little and share some easy and fun ideas using galvanized buckets,  and show you how to paint them~ I am crazy about buckets, big, small, short, tall, they are so versatile.  And I have … Continue reading

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