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 […]

DIY Sewing Table Skirt

Sewing Table skirt

~Sew Wonderful with a Sewing Table Skirt~   I’m in love with my new sewing table skirt. It’s a great little DIY. Check out what I started with… BLAH!!  I didn’t want to get a different table because the ugly little guy is actually a great table for sewing. It just needed some pizzazz. I threw […]

Craft Room Storage Ideas

craft room storage ideas

~Organize Me~   Why do I feel like I am walking around in circles when it comes to finishing my office/craft room???? Right now, I’m trying to actually USE the craft room while trying to DECORATE and ORGANIZE it at the same time! I am definitely walking around in circles. It’s almost as if I […]

Pleated Fabric Covered Stool for My Office

Round Stool Title

~Office Update~   As you know, I’ve been working (SLOWLY) on my office/craft room. Will I ever get it done?…I’m trying! I do not want to show you too much till the final reveal, but I also do not want you to think I’m not accomplishing anything…I’m not lazy…I promise! Therefore, I decided to give […]

New Home Office Curtains

Office Curtains

~Chinoiserie Inspired Curtains~   I have to say that I am totally in love with my new office curtains! Let me back up… A few weeks back, I decided to say goodbye to my guest room and HELLO to my new home office/craft room. I then began going back and forth in regards to colors! […]

2013 Spring Fabric Choices

2013 Spring Fabric

 ~Great Fabric for Home Decor~   I’m in the process of doing an office/craft room makeover. It’s a lot of work, but a lot of fun. My favorite part of ANY room makeover is the fabric! I love to look at the choices of gorgeous fabrics for pillows, curtains and anything else I can use […]

Fabulous Feature Walls

Fabulous Feature Wall

Some Feature Walls to Catch Your Eye   The last few days, I’ve been thinking about my office/craft room makeover. I’ve been thinking…colors…paint…fabric…and feature walls! I need a fabulous feature wall! Take a look at the guest room that I’m converting to my office and you’ll see the wall I’m referring to. It’s the first […]

Priming Furniture Tips

Pottery Barn Bookcase

Preparing and Priming Furniture Tips Making Life A Little Easier   In my last post I told you about my new project. I’m turning my guest room into my office and craft room. I have some furniture that I can use, but I’m going to have some spend some time priming and painting. While I’m […]

Goals for the Year 2013

office craft room

Journal Entry #2 Goals for the Year 2013   I mentioned last week that I’m participating in Folk Magazine’s Journaling Agenda. Last week, I had to write a letter to my 2012 self about lessons learned last year. This week, I need to think about short-term and long-term goals for the year 2013. I googled […]

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 […]

Stenciled Boxes

Stenciled Boxes

Fun to Label!   Storage is a precious commodity around this house and with stencils, paint, paintbrushes, needles and thread, I had to find a great way to organize and store everything. So, on this Day 7 of the 31 Days to a beautiful home, I re-invented some storage boxes that had been in my […]

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 […]

Bookcase Bonanza

Office Bookcase

Zebras Aren’t the Only Ones with Stripes   It’s Day 4 of the 31 Day Series of making your house a beautiful home and today I’m showing you one of the first steps in my office makeover…my bookcase. I love stripes, so I decided to add a little to my space. What do you think? […]

The Office…without Steve Carell


Makeover in Progress!   Wild hair has arrived! I’ve decided that I need an office. I need someplace to call my own…do my thing…someplace to blog…to sew…to DIY. So, I got a wild hair and am transforming my space. This is the LITTLE room that has been designated as mine. I could use the guest […]