DIY Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Make Mom Something Special~   I think we can all agree that mothers love to receive handmade, personal gifts for Mother’s Day. Moms love to be reminded of how much they mean to us and how special they are to […]

Mother’s Day Quote on Canvas

Mother's Day Quote on Canvas

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~DIY Mother’s Day Gift~   Getting ready for Mother’s Day is always a special time. As a mother, I love to receive gifts from my children that are personal, special and sentimental. I’d rather receive a piece of original artwork […]

Paint Splattered Easter Eggs

Plastic Paint Splattered Easter Eggs

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~A Fun Take on Easter Eggs~   As my kids get older, I begin to miss some of our family traditions that we engaged in when they were younger. One of those long-lost traditions is coloring eggs. My kids LOVED […]

Moss-Covered Box and an Easter Arrangement

Easter Arrangement with a Moss Covered Box via houseontheway.com

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Spring Crafting Inspiration~   The following post is part of the JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores® National Craft Month campaign. I received compensation for this review, but all opinions are my own. Yesterday was the first day of Spring and it was […]

Easter Bunny Burlap Runner

Easter Bunny Burlap Runner

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Here Comes Peter Cottontail~   Over the weekend, we celebrated a very special little girl’s first birthday. Her party theme was bunnies and burlap. I shared how I made some Tissue Paper Pom-Poms and added some fun Burlap Cord Covers […]

Washi Tape Easter Eggs

Washi Tape Easter Eggs

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Easy Easter Eggs~   I have had a box of plastic Easter eggs sitting in my basement for at least 3 years. I think I found them 75% after Easter and knew I would use them someday. Unfortunately, I forgot […]

Valentine’s Day Crafts Made With Markers

Valentine's Day Crafts made with markers

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Make your Mark on Valentine’s Day~   Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? Have you made your special plans? Perhaps you’ve made your reservations for the hot new restaurant in town or maybe it’s a date night movie. How about a […]

Painted Stripe Basket

Painted Stripe Basket

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Easy Basket Update~   Who doesn’t love an easy update?! One of the best ways to update most items is with paint and it proved true for this vintage basket. I’ve had this basket for so long, I’d forgotten when […]

Valentine’s Day Mugs

Valentine's Day Mugs

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Personalized with a Sharpie~   This project is definitely not new. I bet you’ve even tried it… It’s the “write on a white mug with a Sharpie…bake it…it’s good to go…” Can you believe I haven’t tried it? …until today. […]

DIY Valentine’s Day Arrow Napkins

Valentine's Day Arrow Napkins

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Struck By Cupid~   Valentine’s Day will be here before we know it and I’ve started working on creating a Valentine table for two. After getting inspired by the current Arrow trend in home decor, I decided to create some […]

The Greatest is Love Valentine’s Day Bunting

Valentine's Day Bunting

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~The Greatest Gift~   Valentine’s Day will be making its debut very soon. It will show up with its red hearts and pink candies. There will be flowers and chocolates….lots of chocolates… To prepare for its arrival, we’ll cut out […]

Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Christmas Outdoor Decorations 3

~Decorate the Great Outdoors~   When it comes to decorating outdoors for Christmas, it can sometimes seem to be a daunting task. One of the main reasons is that we do not always have the right “tools” to get it right. The wreaths fall from the windows and the lights hang in disarray. But never […]

Santa Claus Command Center

Santa Claus Command Center

~Dear Santa…~   It’s that crazy time of year when we’re all running around, decorating, baking cookies and…shopping. We all want to see the smile on our loved ones faces when they open that special gift…especially the faces of our little ones! For me, this holiday season has been very hectic. I feel like I […]

DIY Set of Cone Christmas Trees

cone christmas trees

~Christmas Craft~   Do you know how excited I was when I found some great cardboard cones at Michaels? They were a great price and ideas started swirling in my mind about the wonderful Christmas creations I could make. Then…everyone in blogland was making wonderful Christmas creations with these same cones! There were cones with […]

Jingle Bell Garland

jingle bell garland

~Let’s Take a Sleigh Ride~   What’s your favorite Christmas carol? Mine is Sleigh Ride. Every time I hear it, I think of riding in horse-drawn sleigh…like in The Santa Clause 2. Do you remember the scene? Scott a.k.a. Santa picks up Principal Newman and takes her to the faculty Christmas party in a horse-drawn sleigh. […]

DIY Christmas 3D Subway Art

christmas 3d subway art

~Christmas Craft Showcase~   Have you made a purchase, not knowing what you’re actually going to do with the product? I have to confess that I do that sometimes. I see something cute and a few ideas run around in my head but honestly I don’t have a definite idea of what I want to […]

Christmas Home Tour 2013

Christmas home tour 2013

~The 12 Days of Christmas Tour~   I’d like to invite you to join me as I share my Christmas Home Tour with you today, as part of the 12 Days of Christmas Tour! It’s a great Christmas Tour involving 30 bloggers! We’re sharing our decorations, ideas, projects and more. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Isn’t this a fabulous […]

Burlap Christmas Tree Skirt with Ribbon Trim

Burlap tree skirt

~Dressing Up the Tree~   I have a confession to make… Usually, my Christmas tree is naked below the waist! Yes…I normally go skirt less when it comes to my Christmas tree. My solution is to put the presents under the tree and camouflage that there’s no tree skirt. It’s never really been a problem, […]

Loving My Christmas Mantel

Christmas Mantel

~New Holiday Decor~   I’m so excited about Christmas and especially the new direction my Christmas decorations are taking this year. Last year, my decor theme was “Santa’s Belt.” It was a lot of glitter and sparkle and a little Ho-Ho-Ho. This year, I wanted to do something more traditional. In the words of Clark […]

New Christmas Advent Calendar

Christmas Advent Calendar

~The Countdown Begins~   Actually, the countdown doesn’t begin until December 1st, but we have to be ready. Last year I created an advent calendar that matched my “Santa’s Belt” holiday decor. This year, my Christmas decorations are heading in a different direction, so a new Christmas advent calendar was needed. While I was at […]

Burlap Stenciled Table Runner

Burlap Stenciled Table Runners

~Easy No-Sew Table Runner~   Last night I realized that I never shared my Burlap Stenciled Table Runner that I made for my Thanksgiving table. In fact, I have two burlap stenciled table runners to share! This is absolutely the easiest project ever….completely no-sew! All you have to do is cut your burlap to fit […]

Thanksgiving Table Traditions

Thanksgiving Table

 ~#MyKindOfHoliday~   I think we all have Thanksgiving traditions that we love and cherish. It may be watching a Thanksgiving parade with your children or perhaps it’s a Christmas movie to get in the holiday spirit. It may be your famous pecan pie or cranberry salad. Setting a classic Thanksgiving table is one of my […]

Gifts for Your Guests at Thanksgiving

thanksgiving dinner gift

~Make it Personal~   There are so many things to do and plans to make when it comes to the annual Thanksgiving Dinner. I’m joining in with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you a Virtual Progressive Thanksgiving Dinner. We’re covering everything you need for your holiday dinner. We have the decor…we have the […]

Christmas Fabric Art from a Dishtowel

blog year in review

I know…it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but I can’t help it…I’m in the Christmas spirit and I’m so excited to share my first Christmas project of the season. It’s my Christmas fabric art and I’ve got to say that I love it! It all started with a dishtowel… I was actually organizing a drawer when […]

Add Some Fun to the Thanksgiving Table

thanksgiving table

  I know you remember those days. The days when you were doomed to sit at the kids’ table at Thanksgiving. I remember being so excited the year that I graduated to the big table! When I look back, I realize the kid’s table wasn’t fun. We had paper plates and plastic cups. There weren’t […]