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 lounge instead of chaise longue.  It’s such a unique piece

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 they are mostly decorative. I was recently repairing one of

Ring My New Red Dinner Bell

Red Dinner Bell

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Ring the Bell~   I would imagine that if you’re a loyal reader of House on the Way, you know my love of red. If you’re new to my little blog, you’ll learn rather fast…red is my signature color. It makes me happy and it makes me smile… When I

Changes in the Living Room

Living Room Changes

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~My New Favorite Vignette~   Perhaps it’s that it’s the New Year or maybe it’s just ME, but Saturday I got a wild hair and started moving furniture and grabbing things off the walls. I wanted to make some living room changes! I shopped my house and came up with

Living Room Tour

living room

~A Living Room with No TV~   My kids hate it, but the living room does not have a television. Is that weird that my living room…the main room of the house…doesn’t have a tv? You see, I wanted this room to be the “pretty room.” The room where you can sit and have company. The room where you have a conversation. The room where

Emerald Green ~ Color of the Year

emerald green

The Color of the Year My mother is going to love this… The Pantone Color Institute has chosen the color of the year. And the winner is…Emerald! Green (of any shade) is my mother’s favorite color. She uses it throughout her home and it looks gorgeous. She’ll be glad to know that her favorite color is the color of the year! Take a peek at

Kitchen Hutches are Hot & Happening!


Add Personality to Your Home   A beautiful kitchen hutch is one of my favorite pieces of furniture in a home. It provides your space with not only some great storage but also gives it some great personality! The great thing about a hutch is that they come in all shapes, styles, sizes and colors! You’re only limited by your imagination. I’ve pulled together some

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 it out here. After I finished that, I kept going…I

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! So as soon as we had him settled, off I

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 table! The pillows are exquisite!  The high gloss paint is