On This First Day of Fall…

First Day of fall

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Falling Leaves and Plump Pumpkins~   On this first day of fall, pick a pumpkin… …whether it be real or fake. If it’s plump and a pumpkin…it works!

How to Turn Home Decor into Fall Decor

Fall Decor 2014

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Do a Switch-a-Roo~   Years ago, my church held a clothing drive. We had collected gently used clothing for several months. On the eve of the scheduled giveaway day, several members of the congregation gathered together and sorted the clothes…putting […]

Fall Decor and Riding a Bike

Simple Fall Decor Ideas

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Simple Fall Decor Ideas~   When I was a child, my favorite time of year was Fall. I think it was the weather… I remember riding my bike in the afternoon and thinking how perfect it was…it wasn’t too hot […]

Mix Metallics for Fall

mixing metallics

~Guest Posting at Live Creatively Inspired~   As you know, I’ve never met a can of spray paint I didn’t like…or at least thought about what I could transform with it! Today I’m guest posting over at Live Creatively Inspired sharing my Metallic Pumpkins and Pinecones. It’s a quick and easy project that gives big impact! Click […]

Fall Porch Tour 2013

fall porch

~Welcome~   In my opinion, Fall is one of the best times of year when it comes to decorating my front porch. A Fall porch says “welcome” in so many ways. It greets us with warm, rich colors and makes us feel at home with its bounty of pumpkins, greenery and blooms. Join me today […]

Fall Sign made from Wood Shims

Wood Shim Fall Sign

~Handmade Fall Sign~   Last week I participated in a great Fall Home Tour. If you missed it, hop over and check it out. (Plus, there’s still time to enter the giveaway to win a $1500 Chest from Somerset Bay…but hurry…) In the tour, I shared my Fall Decor and I had several people ask […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party~#60

top picks

~Can You Believe It’s Party #60?~   Wow! What fun! We’ve had some great parties and last week was no exception. Everyone’s definitely getting ready for Halloween and really enjoying the Fall season. I love all the great pumpkin crafts, Fall recipes and awesome wreaths. If you missed last week’s links, take a peek so […]

Decoupaged Paper Pumpkins

decoupaged paper pumpkins

~Right from the Pages of a Book~   I really love using paper, specifically pages of books, in crafts and projects. They just have a great look about them. You can see what I mean by taking a peek at my Valentines’ Day wreath and my Graduation party centerpieces. Using book pages adds interest to […]

The “All Things Home” Fall Tour

blog year in review

~Welcome to My Fall Tour~   This is a wonderful time of year! The leaves are changing colors, the air is crisp and the pumpkins are perfect! I’m so excited to be a part of the All Things Home Fall Tour and giveaway! Everyday this week, 5 different bloggers have shared their Fall decor and […]

DIY Faux Birch Candles

Faux birch candles

~Easy Knock-off~   Have you seen the hand-painted birch candles at Pottery Barn? They are the perfect complement to your Fall decor. But, you can get the look super cheap and super easy! All you need are candles and faux wood contact paper from the Dollar Tree! You heard me!…the Dollar Tree! For $1.00 I […]

A Simple Fall Mantel

Fall mantel 2013

~Simple Touch of Nature~   Sometimes I really like simplicity. It seems that Autumn is one of those times. Autumn is the time of year to slow down and enjoy the changing  of the leaves and the cooler weather. I think that’s my favorite part of Fall…the leaves…  

Pumpkin, it’s Almost Fall!

Pumpkin Patch

~Pumpkin Patch~   Can you feel it? Fall is in the air. Maybe not literally…it’s still rather hot in parts, but I’m getting in the mood for Fall! It made me think about the weekend and how I really want to get started with some of my Fall decorating. One of my favorite things about […]

Front Door Monogram

Front Door Monogram

~Getting Ready for Fall~   Say hello to September! It’s time to start thinking about fall. I’m working on it…. I’ve ordered some mums from the school band fundraiser and I decided to make a monogram for my front porch. Well, let’s make that two monograms… I’ve seen so many adorable versions of wreaths and […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #14

party feature

Are You Ready to Party?!?!?   Welcome to another Twirl & Take a Bow party! We had some great ideas, recipes, DIYs, crafts and decorating advice shared last week! Click here to see all the links from last week’s party. Here are a few of my favorites… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sarah at Simply Albany shared her Fall Decor, […]

A Truly Bountiful Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving Table

How to Create a Beautiful Thanksgiving Table  When we think of Thanksgiving, one thing that immediately enters our mind is the Thanksgiving meal and inevitably the Thanksgiving table. We all want a beautiful Thanksgiving table in which our friends and family can admire and enjoy as we gather together to celebrate this wonderful holiday. I […]

Fall Decor with a Bell Jar


Contents Under Glass   The cloche, or bell jar, was developed by the French to protect a new garden plant and help it to mature. Made of glass, a cloche is used today in home decor in unlimited ways. They come in various sizes and shapes, but traditionally are bell-shaped. I tend to refer to […]

Halloween Has to Have a Spooky Tree!

Halloween Decor

Easy Halloween Decor We love spooky around our house…at Halloween! Any other time of the year…no. Halloween…yes! Whenever I see an old, dead tree, I say to my kids, “That tree looks spooky!!” So, I decided to bring a little “spooky tree” into my Halloween decor this year. Unfortunately, I have a young, dead tree […]

Harvest Tour of Homes 2012

Fall Decor

Fall Decor Galore! I am proud to be participating in Stringtownhome’s Harvest Tour of Homes 2012!  Visit Heather at Stringtownhome and not only take a glimpse at her gorgeous Fall decor, but she the list of other participants in the tour of homes that will all provide you with excellent Fall decor ideas! Here are […]

Fall Front Porch Beauty

Fall Front Porch

Loving My Fall Front Porch In the quest for a beautiful Fall front porch, I decided it was time to make my annual trek in search of the perfect pumpkins. In years past, our family would all venture to the local pumpkin patch and each child would choose their pumpkin. Sadly, this year no one […]

Fall in Love with Your Tabletop

Fall Tablescape

Tabletops to “Fall” in Love With When I say fall in love with your table, I don’t mean fall in LOVE with your table. I mean FALL in love with your table, as in Fall Decor! Make your Fall tabletops beautiful! Last week, I showed you my “Leaf Wreath,” in which I had moved my […]

Fall Leaf Wreath

Fall Decor

What’s a Fall Leaf Wreath, you ask? (It’s definitely a mouth full!) Yesterday, I showed you some changes that I made in my corner cabinet in my dining room. I brought in some greens and earth tones to compliment my white dishes, to give a subtle fall look. If you missed it, you can check […]

Fall Decor In Its Simplicity

Burlap Fall Decor

Fall Decor does not have to be extravagant and bold. It can be understated and simple. Let me show you some of my Fall decor in its simplicity. You all know that I like to “shop my house” and find things that I can use in other ways. It shakes things up a little bit […]

Window Shopping Wednesday ~ Pumpkins With A Twist

Hancock Fall

It’s a brand new day and another Window Shopping Wednesday! Yesterday, I actually went out shopping for fabric. I’ve gotten a wild hair and decided to make some changes to my bedroom. Anyways…no luck with the fabric…but I did find my inspiration for WSW! As you know, Hancock Fabrics has all your sewing needs plus […]