Looking Forward to Spring Weather

spring flowers

Spring Fever is High!   This week’s journal prompt from Folk Magazine’s Community Journal Challenge requires me to explore what I’m looking forward to the most. One word… Spring!   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I have it. My kids have it. A lot of us have it….Spring Fever! We are in need of some Spring weather. This Saturday is Groundhog’s Day and Punxsutawney Phil will emerge from his

Valentine’s Day Bowl Full of Cherries

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Don’t You Just Love Cherries?!   Ok, so it’s not really a bowl, but a vase and the saying is “Life is a bowl full of cherries” but for today, we’ll pretend that it’s “Love is a vase full of cherries.” It’s my version of a Valentine’s Day Bowl Full of Cherries! I found these great paper mache cherries at Michaels for $.25 each. I snagged them

Twirl & Take a Bow Party and Features ~ #25


It’s Party Time!   Today is the 25th Twirl & Take a Bow linky party! I can’t believe it! It’s so great to see all the great ideas and inspirations shared by such talented bloggers! Be sure to check out last week’s links. I’ve highlighted a few of my favorites, but there were so many more wonderful projects shared! Party Features ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Jill from Sew a

Baby Shower Ideas

Table Collage

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email. ~Elcie’s Baby Shower~   I’m so excited to share pictures of a baby shower that I hosted yesterday, for a very special little girl! The mommy-to-be is a young woman who I’ve known for too many years to count. In fact, I taught her in Sunday school and she babysat my

Fabulous Feature Walls

Fabulous Feature Wall

Some Feature Walls to Catch Your Eye   The last few days, I’ve been thinking about my office/craft room makeover. I’ve been thinking…colors…paint…fabric…and feature walls! I need a fabulous feature wall! Take a look at the guest room that I’m converting to my office and you’ll see the wall I’m referring to. It’s the first thing you see as you walk in the room and

My American Story

My american story

It’s My American Story and My Kentucky Story   As you know, I’m participating in Folk Magazine’s Journal/Blogging Challenge. This is the fourth journal entry and since Monday was Martin Luther King, Jr Day, the theme of this week’s writing prompt is:   Appreciating the authentic American story of another hinges on understanding your own authentic American Story. What is your story? How has Martin

Twirl & Take a Bow Linky Party ~ #24

linky party

It’s a Great Party!   I’ve got to say that I think last week’s linky party was one of our best! There were so many great links that I have a few more features than usual. I couldn’t narrow it down to only three or four. They were all great! Take a peek at some great stuff that was shared last week! Check out these

Priming Furniture Tips

Priming Furniture

Preparing and Priming Furniture Tips Making Life A Little Easier   In my last post I told you about my new project. I’m turning my guest room into my office and craft room. I have some furniture that I can use, but I’m going to have some spend some time priming and painting. While I’m still deciding on colors and what style desk I’d like

Bye, Bye Guest Room! Goodbye

Guest Room

Guest Room Conversion Let’s Make My Space   I have a guest room. It’s a nice guest room. It’s a comfortable guest room. It’s also a guest room that rarely sees a guest. Do you see where I’m going with this? I have a room that is used once or twice a year. So I decided…why have a room that’s used once a year, when

Colored Glass Bottles

colored glass bottles

Great Colored Glass Bottles ~ What a Deal!   Don’t you just love those days when you walk into a store and unexpectedly stumble across an amazing deal?! I do! And yesterday was the day.  I stopped by Michael’s craft store to check out some of their stencils. While I didn’t find what I was looking for in stencils, I scored as I walked by