Express Yourself with Custom Upholstery

Wayfair custom upholstery

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Pick and Choose~   *This post is sponsored by Wayfair, but all opinions are 100% mine. When we decorate our homes, we are expressing ourselves. We are showing our style, our likes, our own personal reflection of who we are. Why […]

Throw a Pillow on that Chair

10 Minute Touch-ups Throw Pillow

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Today’s 10 Minute Touch-up~   Sometimes a 10 minute touch-up isn’t really a 10 minute touch-up. Sometimes it’s even faster! Do you have an empty chair, sitting there bare and lonely? Throw a pillow on that chair! It’s not called […]

Finally…the Master Bedroom Reveal

Master Bedroom Tour

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Time to Share~   Are there any Seinfeld fans out there? I’ll admit…I could watch reruns of Seinfeld for days. You know how they have “the close talker” and “the re-gifter” and even “the bad breaker-upper”…? Well I’ve decided that […]

Lounge in Style with a Chaise

chaise lounge

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~A Beautiful Accompaniment~   A chaise longue (French for “long chair”) is an upholstered sofa that is in the shape of a chair. It supports the legs and allows you to “lounge.” Therefore, we have “Americanized” the term to chaise […]

Office Chair Makeover

Office Chair

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~An Old Chair Gets A New Look~   I have an old chair that I found at Restore for $15 that has been made over three times. Yes. That’s correct…three times. I bet you’re wondering, “Can’t she leave well enough […]

Is it an Ottoman, Footstool or a Hassock?

ottoman or footstool

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~What’s the Difference?~   I would be willing to guess that most of us have an ottoman in our home. I have several…some that are cube shaped, some with legs and one with casters. They serve several different purposes, although […]

Saturday Shopping Pick – Red Chair

IKEA Red Chair

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Love the Red Chair!~   Today’s Saturday Shopping Pick…   This Trendig 2013 Chair is a beautiful update on the classic windsor chair. It comes in gorgeous red and classic black. The size and design are great for the price. […]

Saturday Shopping Pick – Armchair


Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter.  ~Dream Armchair~   Today’s Saturday Shopping Pick…   This Regent Armchair by Jonathan Adler is a gorgeous splurge. It has a classic design with a modern twist. The lacquered finish and nailhead trim make this chair stunning. Shop […]

Saturday Shopping Pick – Burlap and Linen Chair

Burlap and Linen Chair

~Pull Up a Burlap and Linen Chair~   Today’s Saturday Shopping Pick…   When I saw this Cortina Burlap and Linen Chair, I fell in love! The combination of burlap and linen fabric is gorgeous and the nailhead trim adds some extra interest. It’s a classic design. A set of these chairs would be amazing […]

The New Yellow at IKEA


~Here Comes the Sun~   Have you seen it? The new IKEA catalog! Or have you visited your local IKEA lately? I was so excited on Tuesday when I got my hands on the latest IKEA catalog. It was filled with some of their new, fabulous items! And when I say fabulous….I mean FABULOUS! Today […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party~#54


~Tuesday Party Time~   I hope your week is going well. Mine is a week full of work, excitement and emotions! Two of my children are moving into the dorm this week and it’s my daughter’s first year, so we are excited but also a little anxious. But the party must go on! It’s time […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #52

twirl & take a bow party features

~52 Weeks of Parties~   I’m loving it! We’ve been partying for 52 weeks! Every week the Twirl & Take a Bow Party just gets better! Yesterday I had a special recipe round-up of the great dessert recipes shared at last week’s party, so today I’m sharing some of my other favorites. Last week’s party […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party and Features~#37

Coffee Bag for Chair Seat Cover

~Share & Get Inspired~   It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time to share your best projects, recipes, DIYs, decorating tips and advice! Link up…then twirl & take a bow! Sharing ideas and inspirations will make everyone’s week better! Let me share a few of my favorite projects from last week’s party. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I love this […]

2012 Blog Year in Review

2012 blog year in review

Take a Look Back…My House 2012 Blog Year in Review    Shouldn’t we end every year with a quick year in review? Shouldn’t we look back and see what we’ve done…what we’ve accomplished…what we didn’t? Yes! So today, I’m sharing my 2012 Blog Year in Review! Really….it’s more of a 1/2 year in review! I began […]

Girl’s Study Inspiration Board

Girl's Study Inspiration Board

Study Time   As the mother of children, I understand the importance of a proper place to study after a long day at school. As a mother of a girl, I understand that it should be a pretty place to study! Here is an inspiration board I created for a girl’s study area. Sources: Rug […]

Bedroom Inspiration Board

Bedroom Inspiration

A Girl Can Dream…   I’m in a bit of a “bedroom inspiration” mood. I would love to do a makeover on my bedroom, but I can’t right now. So, I’ll have to settle for creating a visual makeover… I began my bedroom inspiration with the bed. Canopy beds are so gorgeous and I love […]

Office Inspiration Board

Office Inspiration Board

Inspiring in Black, White & Aqua   As you know, I’ve been working on an office makeover for myself. I’ve been working on a few things, like adding some stripes to a bookcase, re-doing a chair and personalizing some cute boxes for organization. I decided I should create an office inspiration board with some of […]

Inspiration Board For Your Living Room

Mood Board

It’s Navy, Baby!   Today is Day 11 of our 31 Days to a Beautiful Home and I have created a navy & creme inspiration board for your living room. I’ve chosen pieces from 3 of my favorite places to shop…West Elm, Ballard Designs and Ikea. I love the color navy. It’s such a great […]

Revival of an Office Chair

Office Chair

Re-Do of a Chair Re-do!   Day 6 of 31 days to a beautiful home and another step done in my office makeover…the office chair. Several weeks ago, I showed you this chair re-do. I intended for the chair to be used at our vacation home, but I have since decided that it would be […]

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 […]

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 […]

Window Shopping Wednesday! IKEA Style!!


I’ve gotta say it…I love IKEA! I do not get to go there often, so when I do…I love it! This past weekend, my son moved into his dorm at college. While I hate to see him go, I couldn’t help but be a little giddy, because there’s an IKEA just a few miles away! […]

Chinoiserie…Have you heard?


Have you heard of Chinoiserie? I hadn’t until I stumbled upon Chinoiserie Chic, a gorgeous blog by Beth. Chinoiserie is a French term, signifying “Chinese-esque.” Beth’s blog is devoted to Chinoiserie decor and it is fabulous! You must check it out! Here are few of my favorites from Beth’s blog, Chinoiserie Chic: I LOVE the coffee […]

Cheers To My Chair!

Blue Chair 1

I want to give a big shout-out to Jane at Finding Fabulous for featuring my chair re-do! I am honored and thrilled! My day was made as soon as I saw the feature! It’s amazing what a little imagination and paint can accomplish! You can turn trash into treasure. Go to Finding Fabulous to see […]

Gather Around The Table


Nothing exemplifies “home” like the kitchen, and in extension, the kitchen table. It’s the place that we gather and hopefully, communicate and spend time with one another. Therefore, it should be a space that welcomes us and brightens our day. We should decorate our table in a way that we can easily utilize and enjoy […]