Tissue Paper Valentine Crafts

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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. I’m steering my thoughts toward tissue paper Valentine crafts. I love working with paper, especially tissue paper.…

5 Tips for Easy and Affordable Gift Wrap

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I feel like I’ve been MIA for the last week. Really, I have been. This holiday season has given me a one-two punch. I didn’t even do Christmas cards till yesterday…and I always do a Christmas card! Thank goodness for one-hour photo……

Welcome Home Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Welcome Home Outdoor Christmas Decorations

How do you welcome people home for the holidays? Do you hang a wreath on the door or put candles in the windows? Maybe you string lights along the landscaping. Each year I try to create a warm and welcoming outdoor scene for Christmas. I want my friends and family to get a little Christmas spirit before they even walk through the front door.…

12 Days of Christmas & 5 Golden Rings

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Today’s a big day. It’s my birthday! Let’s not discuss the number, but relish on the fact that today is my special day. There won’t be balloons or even a cake, but it’s my day…and I’ll take it… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’m also participating in the 12 Days of Christmas with a group of amazing bloggers.…

Spring Cleaning-Starting with the Linen Closet

Spring Cleaning Linen Closet Baskets

~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 those cold winter months. And if I start to feel that way, I want to make my house feel that way…hence the spring cleaning begins…

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, because I hate a tree with no presents under it.…

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?!?!…

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. …

Let’s Go to the Movies Graduation Party

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Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~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.…