Ghostbusters or Ghost Crafts

Ghost Craft

Who Ya Gonna Call?   Tomorrow is October 1st, which means Halloween is thirty days away! Time to get our craft on! Let’s start with ghost crafts. I think this ghost centerpiece from BHG is so cute! It’s easy too, which is always a plus. It’s literally a stack of books with two ghosts cut out […]

The Office…without Steve Carell


Makeover in Progress!   Wild hair has arrived! I’ve decided that I need an office. I need someplace to call my own…do my thing…someplace to blog…to sew…to DIY. So, I got a wild hair and am transforming my space. This is the LITTLE room that has been designated as mine. I could use the guest […]

Halloween Has to Have a Spooky Tree!

Halloween Decor

Easy Halloween Decor We love spooky around our house…at Halloween! Any other time of the year…no. Halloween…yes! Whenever I see an old, dead tree, I say to my kids, “That tree looks spooky!!” So, I decided to bring a little “spooky tree” into my Halloween decor this year. Unfortunately, I have a young, dead tree […]

Ruffle Some Feathers

Wood Swan Sign

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Stunning Swan~   For about a year, I have kept a picture in my phone of a wooden sign with a painted swan. I found it at Coastal Living magazine’s website and  have been intending to make my own version […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #7

Twirl & Take a Bow Party

  Party All The Time! It’s party time again! We had a great Twirl & Take a Bow party last week. The posts that were linked up were great! Great ideas, tutorials, recipes…great inspirations. Check out the featured posts for this week: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You know the small space that most toliets occupy? Caitlin from Desert […]

Harvest Tour of Homes 2012

Fall Decor

Fall Decor Galore! I am proud to be participating in Stringtownhome’s Harvest Tour of Homes 2012!  Visit Heather at Stringtownhome and not only take a glimpse at her gorgeous Fall decor, but she the list of other participants in the tour of homes that will all provide you with excellent Fall decor ideas! Here are […]

What’s the Deal? It’s a Gender Reveal!

Gender Reveal Party

A What Kind Of Party???? I’m venturing a little off course today because I attended a very exciting party yesterday. Who doesn’t love a party, right?! But this was a new one for me…it was a gender reveal party. Apparently it’s the latest thing for soon-to-be parents. When I gave birth, many moons ago, you […]

Halloween Party Pizzazz

Halloween Party

Who Doesn’t Love a Party?!?!?!?   For me, there isn’t anything better than a great Halloween party! I love it! I love dressing up…I love the candy…I love the games…I love Halloween! Decorating for a Halloween party is so much fun and EASY! Your theme is taken care of…all you have to do is decide […]

Make Mine a Monogram!


Monogram Mania Currently, I am totally in love with monograms! It is complete Monogram Mania at my house right now! For some reason, I want to put a monogram on just about everything…not literally…but please, make mine a monogram! Monograms give something identity. They add interest and flair. They are elegant and classic. They never […]

Fall Front Porch Beauty

Fall Front Porch

Loving My Fall Front Porch In the quest for a beautiful Fall front porch, I decided it was time to make my annual trek in search of the perfect pumpkins. In years past, our family would all venture to the local pumpkin patch and each child would choose their pumpkin. Sadly, this year no one […]

Window Shopping Wednesday ~ Candles


Gold Canyon Candles Today’s Window Shopping Wednesday takes place right in my living room…and yours…online! I have recently been introduced to Gold Canyon candles. It is a party-plan candle business that offers scented candles, room sprays and sachets, candle holders, natural cleaning products and much more. Gold Canyon candles smell great and have good burn times. […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #6

Party Features

Twirl & Take a Bow Party It’s that time again! Party time…This week’s Twirl & Take a Bow had more link ups than ever! The projects, DIYs, recipes, decor ideas, etc were great! It was hard to pick a few to highlight, but  here are the featured posts this week… I think Angie’s “frame wreath” […]

Fall in Love with Your Tabletop

Fall Tablescape

Tabletops to “Fall” in Love With When I say fall in love with your table, I don’t mean fall in LOVE with your table. I mean FALL in love with your table, as in Fall Decor! Make your Fall tabletops beautiful! Last week, I showed you my “Leaf Wreath,” in which I had moved my […]

For the Love of Burlap

Burlap Projects

Burlap Projects Are Everywhere… You only need to take a quick look around the blogosphere or Pinterest to see that there is a current love of Burlap taking place. It is a woven fabric that is usually made from the skin of a jute plant or sisal fibers. It has a coarse texture, which rules […]

Trick or Treat with a Twist

Trick or Treat Tub

 Trick or Treat…Bats go…eek! I have had a plain orange metal tub for years. I’m sure you all have something very similiar. I think I got it at Walmart many moons ago. We’ve used it for everything from holding our trick or treat candy to bobbing for apples. It’s a great size and it’s orange, […]

Fall Leaf Wreath

Fall Decor

What’s a Fall Leaf Wreath, you ask? (It’s definitely a mouth full!) Yesterday, I showed you some changes that I made in my corner cabinet in my dining room. I brought in some greens and earth tones to compliment my white dishes, to give a subtle fall look. If you missed it, you can check […]

Fall Decor In Its Simplicity

Burlap Fall Decor

Fall Decor does not have to be extravagant and bold. It can be understated and simple. Let me show you some of my Fall decor in its simplicity. You all know that I like to “shop my house” and find things that I can use in other ways. It shakes things up a little bit […]

Window Shopping Wednesday ~ Lighting From Above…

Tiffany style pendant light

As you all know, one of my favorite stomping grounds is Lowe’s. I know that I’ve done a WSW at Lowe’s before, but sorry…here we go again. This time around the focus is lighting, specifically ceiling lighting. *My pics were done with my iPhone, so they’re not great! While strolling the lighting section at Lowe’s, […]

Twirl & Take a Bow ~ #5 and 10,000 Views Giveaway!


Today I’m so excited because not only is it Twirl & Take a Bow Tuesday, but it’s also celebration time! On Sunday, House on the Way reached 10,000 views! Which I think is good considering it’s only been up and running since the end of July! I have you all to thank! So…thank you, thank […]

Decorating With Baskets

Slider Photo

Baskets   There are many styles and types of baskets. I like to have a mixture of baskets in my home. If I like look of a basket, I’ll get it! I tend to like the older baskets that have the warm patina to them as well as any basket that has an interesting weave. […]

Burlap Bombshells

Slider Burlap

  Have you ever had those moments, when you finish a DIY or project and you say, “YES! That’s awesome!” I had one last night! I’ve been contemplating my Fall decor for my front porch for several days. At the end of July, I did a makeover on my wicker settee, seen here. I knew […]

You Light Up My Life


Do you love lighting as much as I do? Is the lighting one of the first things you notice when you walk in a room? I think lighting is such an important part of our home and yet it’s often what we give the least amount of thought when decorating. Sometimes it’s as if it’s […]

Window Shopping Wednesday ~ Pumpkins With A Twist

Hancock Fall

It’s a brand new day and another Window Shopping Wednesday! Yesterday, I actually went out shopping for fabric. I’ve gotten a wild hair and decided to make some changes to my bedroom. Anyways…no luck with the fabric…but I did find my inspiration for WSW! As you know, Hancock Fabrics has all your sewing needs plus […]

Twirl & Take a Bow ~ #4


Wow! What a great collection of ideas and projects from some awesome bloggers! Thanks to everyone who linked up and shared with us all! My features this week are three amazing furniture transformations! In fact, I sort of have a “dresser” theme going on today. Keeping looking and admire the creativity and talent of these […]

Who’s The Winner With Oneida…


Last week was my giveaway for a set of 6 Oneida Barware Coasters. The winner is announced at the end of the post… ~~~~~~~~~~ Oneida Have you shopped with Oneida lately? Take a peek at Oneida’s website for all your tableware needs. Oneida is having their Labor Day Special with 20% off your entire order […]