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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #20

party features

Merry Christmas!   On this Christmas Day, I’d like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Time for party features! Here are a few of my favorites from last week’s party… The Concrete Cottage really knows how to do a chalkboard! I love this chalkboard tree! It is […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #19

party features

Party Features and Party Time   This week’s party features are great! There were so many great link ups…it was hard to pick! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’m loving this amazing Faux Chalkboard Art from Melissa at The Happier Homemaker! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Do you remember making those great paper garlands as a child? I’m loving these gorgeous garlands from […]

Christmas Home Tour ~ 2012

Christmas Decorations

House on the Way Christmas Home Tour 2012   Christmas is only 8 days away! Can you believe it? My shopping is not done, but my Christmas decorations are all set! It seems like the preparation for this Holiday Season has moved so fast! I decided to do a little round-up of the Christmas preparations […]

Christmas Chandelier

Christmas Chandelier

Simple Christmas Chandelier Decor   While decorating your home for the Holidays, don’t forget your chandeliers! We love to decorate our mantels, create gorgeous vignettes and beautiful trees, but sometimes we forget those unexpected places to decorate….like our chandeliers! Every year I love to wrap the arms of my dining room chandelier with basic wired […]

Christmas Kitchen

Christmas Kitchen

Joy in My Christmas Kitchen   Today I’m sharing my kitchen that I decked out with some Christmas decorations, making it my new Christmas Kitchen! I love my Christmas kitchen. In fact, you cold say I find “joy” in it…. I love the boxwood letters seen everywhere, but I decided to make my own out […]

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 […]

Burlap Gift Box Christmas Decoration

Christmas Burlap Decoration

The Gift of Burlap   Beautifully wrapped gift boxes are one of the best sights of the Christmas season and my burlap gift box is one of the most beautiful wrapped boxes in my house! It was fun to make but a little time-consuming… I folded and rolled small burlap circles. I inserted straight pins […]

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 […]

Christmas Swan Art

Christmas Swan Art

Christmas Swan-a-Swimming   In the Twelve Days of Christmas, there are seven swans-a-swimming…at my house there’s only one! Do you remember my DIY swan art that I made from plywood? I love it and wanted to dress it up for Christmas! I decided that any self-respecting swan would wear a ring of garland trimmed with […]

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 […]

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 […]