Using primer on your projects, here’s why you should not skip this valuable step.
It’s easy to cut corners when painting but I am a firm believer in using Primer and now so is my husband. You would think it would have been the opposite but no.
Using primer saves on paint, it does not take as many coats of paint to cover your project if you use primer. My hubby was painting some piece of furniture and I said, “You should use primer on that, it will help.” He didn’t. He was sorry. He said, “You were right, I’ll use primer next time.” OK this was grand he actually said I was right! How many husbands say that, mine few and far between. [Read more...]
Finally, my first post on Romancing the Home. You’ve seen my upcylced window in various stages while posting wreaths and garlands and now it is complete! YEAH.
OK, this was a free window from my gal pal in NH that we got a few years ago and it needed help. Replace glass, repaint, caulking, etc., the usual for a vintage free window. [Read more...]
It’s embarrassing how much pretty twine I have and needed a way to organize and store it all.
Mason jar storage is a great way to hold your craft supplies. You can use the metal tops the mason jars come with or you can use plastic ones. [Read more...]
Happy Valentine’s Day!
I’m happy the most romantic day of the year is upon us but with mixed feelings as making Valentine crafts has been so much fun and really is at the heart of me. These polka dot hearts were made with scrap wood and just painted with craft paint. The white dots were made with a dabber. [Read more...]
This is just a quickie post on a simple pink heart while my other hearts finish drying (that’s for tomorrow). [Read more...]
Here’s most of my Valentine’s post for this year all in once place. I’ve enjoyed making all my heart projects and am sure I will have at least one more Valentine’s Day post so keep an eye out for it. [Read more...]
These little heart spools are all dressed up for Valentine’s Day though they like to make appearances throughout the year this is their time to shine with glitter goodness. [Read more...]
Ah, I get to put my collection of cupcake liners to good use and it’s no calories! This sweet and cute cupcake garland is An Easy & Pretty Project. [Read more...]
My Valentine Buddy Debra, from It’s All Good sent me a most beautiful package! She covered this fake book storage piece with a beautiful photo of a vintage beauty and add the sparkly glitter, do you think she knew how much I love glitter? [Read more...]