Spring Cleaning-Starting with the Linen Closet

Spring Cleaning Linen Closet Baskets

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Sort, Clean, Organize, Toss~   Yes, it’s that time…It’s time for some spring cleaning. I always love Spring. It’s my favorite time of year. Everything is blooming and the sun is shining. It makes me feel refreshed and rejuvenated after […]

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. […]

Burlap Christmas Tree Skirt with Ribbon Trim

Burlap tree skirt

~Dressing Up the Tree~   I have a confession to make… Usually, my Christmas tree is naked below the waist! Yes…I normally go skirt less when it comes to my Christmas tree. My solution is to put the presents under the tree and camouflage that there’s no tree skirt. It’s never really been a problem, […]

Halloween Costumes and DIY Accessories

halloween costumes

~Whoooo Loves Halloween?!~   When Pottery Barn Kids asked me to join them in sharing their collection of Halloween costumes, I jumped at the chance! You see…I LOVE Halloween! And I LOVE Halloween costumes! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ My favorite costume from the PB Kids Halloween collection is their Owl costume. Isn’t it just too cute?!?! I love […]

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 […]

Let’s Go to the Movies Graduation Party

Graduation Party collage

~Graduation Party Ideas~   Graduation time is among us, which means invitations, caps, gowns, gifts and parties. At the moment I’m in full gear with my daughter’s upcoming graduation but I wanted to share a graduation party that I threw for my son a couple of years ago. Whenever I plan a party, I always […]

Valentine’s Day Heart Wreath From Pages Of A Book

Book pages heart wreath

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post.  Subscribe by email. ~Treasure of the Heart~   I have fallen in love with the beautiful crafts created right from the pages of a book! Have you seen the wreaths, butterflies and other goodies? All you need to do is hop to Pinterest for inspiration […]

Tissue Paper Valentine Crafts

Valentine Crafts

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post.  Subscribe by email. Lots of Love Valentine Crafts   Valentine’s Day is starting to creep into our minds. Our thoughts are turning to Valentine’s parties and decorations. Our mouths are watering over thoughts of chocolates and candy hearts. Today, I’ve steered my thoughts toward two […]

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 Ribbon Ornament Craft

Christmas Ribbon ornament

Wrap a Ribbon Ornament   I am so excited to be participating in the 12 Days of Christmas Crafts for Kids series! Christmas crafts are a tradition and every family loves to get together and create beautiful decorations.  Today I’m going to show you a quick and easy ornament craft. Supplies: styrofoam balls or squares, ribbon, pins, scissors […]

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 […]

Christmas Advent Calendar Idea

Advent Calendar collage

Take-Out Box Christmas Advent Calendar From childhood, I have always loved a Christmas advent calendar. I remember my mother getting the boxed calendars with the little punch-out doors. I saw one at Michael’s yesterday. It brought back fond memories. I always loved opening the little door to find the chocolate surprise! When my children were […]

“Twine” Time Star

Twine Star

Twine Transformation   A couple of days ago I showed you my Christmas Corner Cabinet and on the door I displayed a twine star. Several weeks ago I purchased an ugly metal star at Tractor Supply for $4.99. The only reason I bought it was that it was a great deal. I knew I could […]

Fall Decor with a Bell Jar

Cloche

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 […]

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 […]