Clean Tarnish from Silver and Silver Plating

Cleaning Tarnish from Silver and Silver Plating

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Sparkle and Shine~   Years ago, I remember my grandmother showing me one of her latest antique prizes and pointing out the large hole in one of the shelves. At the time,  I thought, “Why would you want a piece of furniture with a big rat hole in it?” But

DIY Framed Sand Dollar Art

DIY Framed Sand Dollar Art

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Easy Coastal Art~   With the warm weather upon us, I’m in total summer mode…which means I’m thinking surf, sand and sun! That chain of thought leads me straight to this easy DIY Coastal Art. This oval antique frame was a local flea market find. I love it because it

Cherished Memories, Cherished Mementos

journal entry

Remember   As part of the Folk Magazine Community Journal Challenge, each week I’m given a prompt to express my thoughts on. This week’s prompt is:  What family memento do you cherish? Why? There are so many family mementos that I cherish. I’m not sure I can pick just one! Each precious trinket represents a memory of a cherished person or time of my life. They

A Christmas Corner Cabinet

Christmas Corner Cabinet

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas…   In my house, I traditionally begin decorating for Christmas during the week of Thanksgiving. I like to enjoy the holiday season for as long as possible! This year I have gotten a little excited because of some of the great Christmas decor that I have found this season. It began with one of my favorite pieces,

Fall Decor at “My House”

Slider S

  Fall Mantel & Tablescape   It’s September! Can you believe it?!?! Countdown to Fall…time to decorate our space with our Fall Decor. Which means money! But, don’t forget…school just started. Which means money! Let’s try to save some money! Dig out some of your old pumpkins, ribbon, etc and let’s get to work!

Chair Re-Do in Navy Blue

old chair

Navy Chair Makeover   Last Thursday, I found myself at Restore. I got there early enough that I was one of the first through the door. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a whole lot in the way of great furniture, but I did find this chair. I knew immediately it could be a great chair re-d0! Looks pretty ratty, but it was old. Bonus…it was only $15.

It Was Colonel Mustard, In The Library, With The Candlestick

Thursday, I made a visit to our local Restore “store.” I stumbled across some candlesticks that made me say, “Those are so little and cute!” Usually, when that crosses my mind, the next thought is, “Oh yes. Those are going home with me.” Here is what I scored for $3.25! Six adorable candlesticks! Aren’t they cute! I love the two smallest ones. I’m thinking “new

Favorite Fabulous Frames

Gold Antique Picture Frames

Antique Frames   Everyone has something in their home decor that they are drawn to…what I mean is, something that is their “thing.” For example, I love antique picture frames. I love them large. I love them small. I love them all! My late grandmother was an antique dealer. She shared her love of antiques with me and taught me to appreciate them. I have