Metallic Polka Dot Vase

Metallic Polka Dot Vase

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Chalky Finish Paint for Glass~   Have you noticed my latest love for mixing metallics? I’m not sure where it came from…but it’s there. Using a mix of metals creates a dazzling and elegant look. I’ve mixed them in several […]

Decoupaged Fabric Lined Tray

Decoupaged Fabric Lined Tray

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Upcycle a Wooden Tray with Fabric~   You know that saying, “if I knew then, what I know now?” We all do. It’s called making a mistake and learning from it. Today, I’m sharing my most recent flub up… Do […]

DIY Throw Pillows with Velcro Closure

Master Bedroom Throw Pillow Cover

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Throw Pillows for the Master Bedroom~   If you remember from last week, I shared my inspiration board for my master bedroom makeover. I wanted to add some orange to coordinate with my existing curtains. Since then, I’ve been searching […]

DIY Decorative Sphere from Hula Hoops

DIY Decorative Sphere via houseontheway.com

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Gold Decorative Sphere~   This project has been in the works since before Christmas. Yeah…can’t believe it, can you? It’s not because the project was hard. In fact, this is a very easy DIY! It’s just one of those “I […]

DIY Fabric Covered Pin Board Wall

DIY Fabric Covered Pin Board Wall

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post.  Subscribe by email. ~Pin It!~   I’m so excited to finally be sharing one of my favorite DIYs that I’ve completed for my Craft Room/Home Office. Working on this space has been slow-going, mainly because I really wanted to get in the room and get […]

Chalkboard Wall in the Home Office/Craft Room

craft room

~Make it Visual with a Chalkboard Wall~   I’m a very visual person. I like to see things right in front of me, spelled out so that I can grasp the entire picture. Creating a chalkboard wall in the home office/craft room was a logical step for me. With this giant wall, I can make lists, […]

DIY Flower Petal Art Knock-off

flower art

~Love a Great Knock-off!~   I’m sharing a DIY Flower Petal Art Knock-off project. It took me two days to finish. Not all day, on those two days, but it still took me awhile. But I’m so happy with how it turned out, I’ve decided not to complain! This past Saturday I received an Arhaus catalog […]

Etched Glass Mother’s Day Vase

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

~Mother’s Day Etched Glass Gift~   As a mother, I love to receive gifts that are made from the heart and that remind me how special it is to be a mother. Sometimes it’s hard to create a gift that mom can not only use but keep and cherish forever. Martha Stewart crafts makes that […]

Monogram a Pillow

Monogram Pillow Cover shot

~Identify Yourself~   I have to admit it…I love monograms. In fact, my children (who have long since outgrown personalized clothing) laugh about how they had their name on every article of clothing they ever wore when they were small. I not only dressed them in matching outfits, but they did usually have their name […]

DIY Beach Theme Throw Pillows

Beach House Sofa

~”Sew” Amazing Pillows~   Today I’m sharing my DIY throw pillows that I made for my sectional at my beach house. I knew I wanted beach appropriate pillows for my sectional, but I didn’t want to go overboard with the tropical theme. I wanted a touch of the tropics and I wanted colorful and fun! […]

Coral Colored Coffee Table

blog year in review

~Color, Color, Color~   I love color! It adds fun and vibrance to a space. It always brightens the room. It puts a smile on my face. When I found this great bamboo and glass top coffee table at a second-hand store in Florida, I fell in love. When I saw it was only $40, I […]

HGTV Home Decor Fabric

hgtv home decor fabric

~Fabulous Fabric~   I am so excited to be sharing my latest creations using some new HGTV Home Decor fabric found exclusively at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores! When I found out that I was getting the opportunity to review their new fabric from HGTV, I was ecstatic. Mainly because I have a love of […]

Sea Fan Wall at the Beach

Beach House Sea Fan Wall

~DIY Sea Life Wall Decor~   I think we all have a favorite space in our homes. It’s a room of our home that when we walk by it, we smile. It makes us happy. Maybe it’s the colors, maybe it’s the furniture, maybe it’s the accessories. Whatever it is that makes us happy, we […]

Create a Sign of Spring

blog year in review

~DIY Hand-painted Wood Sign~   I think snow has been around for a lot of us lately, but I am definitely ready for spring! So much so that I decided to create my own “sign of spring!” Pun intended… I always gauge spring by the buds that begin to bloom. It’s my favorite time of […]

DIY Faux Bamboo Shade from Placemats

Bamboo Shade Banner

~Bamboo Shade~   I have loved the look of bamboo shades for a while now. A beautiful bamboo shade paired with gorgeous curtains is a look to long for! Here a few examples of the look: via BHG via Traditional Home ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sometimes…It’s Okay to be Fake When I began my home office makeover I […]

Top 100 Art Blogs to Follow in 2013

infographic

 ~What an Honor!~ #47 in the Top 100 Art Blogs   I’m excited to share that House on the Way was named #47 in the Top 100 Art Blogs to follow in 2013 by Couponaudit.com. Take a look at the chosen blogs and have fun finding some new blogs to follow.   An infographic by […]

Valentine’s Day Heart Wreath From Pages Of A Book

Book pages heart wreath

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post.  Subscribe by email. ~Treasure of the Heart~   I have fallen in love with the beautiful crafts created right from the pages of a book! Have you seen the wreaths, butterflies and other goodies? All you need to do is hop to Pinterest for inspiration […]

Tissue Paper Valentine Crafts

Valentine Crafts

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post.  Subscribe by email. Lots of Love Valentine Crafts   Valentine’s Day is starting to creep into our minds. Our thoughts are turning to Valentine’s parties and decorations. Our mouths are watering over thoughts of chocolates and candy hearts. Today, I’ve steered my thoughts toward two […]

New Mantel

Mantel Decor

New Year…New Mantel Decor   Is everyone else as glad as I am to have the Christmas decorations down?!?! After a couple of days, I have FINALLY gotten the Christmas decorations down and packed away! Now, I’m on to putting the house back together again. Usually after the holidays, I try to jazz things up […]

Christmas Front Door Decor

Christmas Front Door Decor

Christmas Wreath and Front Porch Decor   Today I’m sharing my Christmas Front Porch Decor. It consists of my wreath, garland and a lit topiary on each side of the door. The wreath on my front door has a large red ribbon with a bow made from my favorite black and red check layered on […]

Custom Family Rules Artwork Builder

Beach House Rules Burlap Pillow

Custom Family Rules Artwork Builder Signs By Andrea   I am so excited to tell you about a great product by Andrea at Signs by Andrea. It’s called a “Custom Family Rules Artwork Builder” and it lets you instantly build your own custom set of family rules, choose from several artwork design styles and pick […]

Christmas Mantel

Christmas mantel

Ho Ho Ho   Santa carries some weight around here… I was always the child that wanted to believe. If I were in the movie Polar Express, I would be the only adult that could hear the bell! That’s one reason I love my Santa’s Belt theme Christmas decorations… …that and I just think it’s too […]

Top That Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Decorations

Santa’s Belt Christmas Tree Topper   Christmas tree toppers are fun and easy to design! Use your imagination and create a topper to remember! A great tree topper starts with ribbon and a great bow! Here I have used red glitter ribbon and layered it with red and black check ribbon. Wired ribbon is a […]

Alternative to Christmas Garland

Christmas Staircase decor

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post.  Subscribe by email. ~DIY Christmas Staircase Decor~   This Christmas I decided to try something new! Every year I string garland along my staircase. It’s always beautiful and I’ve always loved it, but this year I found this great idea on Pinterest and decided to […]

Christmas Advent Calendar Idea

Advent Calendar collage

Take-Out Box Christmas Advent Calendar From childhood, I have always loved a Christmas advent calendar. I remember my mother getting the boxed calendars with the little punch-out doors. I saw one at Michael’s yesterday. It brought back fond memories. I always loved opening the little door to find the chocolate surprise! When my children were […]