Gingerly Made: Chevron Apron Kid Craft

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Chevron Apron Kid Craft

Last Christmas my mom bought me this plain canvas apron to customize. It has taken me almost an entire year to finally get around to doing something with it. I just couldn't decide how I wanted to decorate it. Finally I had an idea to paint it chevron and add ruffles all around the edges. It looked great in my mind.

I used painter's tape to mark off the chevron stripes.

Then my 3 year old daughter asked me what I was doing. "I'm getting ready to paint this apron." Of course she wants to help me. So I let her. I'm still not sure if that was a brilliant idea or a purely stupid one.

She did fairly good. There were of course some painting outside the lines, but really, who cares.

Ok, so I actually like that Caitlin loves to paint and help me with my craft projects. But it also means that the things she helps me with just aren't going to turn out perfectly the way I had planned in my mind. We did an ok job painting. I decided not to add the ruffles. Maybe I'll save that for an apron from scratch.

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  1. i want to make my 2yr old an art apron for christmas:) what a fun idea! i'm definitely doing this:)

  2. Oh! My daughter would LOVE this!! I started a new saturday linky and would love to have you come by to share some of your great ideas!


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