Do What You Love – Find Your Purpose

Steve and I recently took a trip to Chicago to see Hamilton (which was AMAZING), and while we were there we came across this window. It reminded me of a post I shared several years ago about using your gifts and finding your passion.  I thought it was time to revisit the subject and encourage […]

Faux Wood Paint Tutorial

I recently discovered a Faux Wood Paint Tutorial that looks good AND is easy! If you followed along during our DIY kitchen remodel, you saw me use this same technique on our plaster stove hood (see that tutorial here). I loved the result so much, that I decided to use the same technique on my […]

Blog Swap with Kierste of Simply Kierste Design Co

Today I’m sharing another in my series of monthly blog swaps.  I’ve met so many amazing bloggers over the years, and I wanted to share some of these talented designers.  Today’s blog swap is with Kierste of Simply Kierste Design Co.  You will absolutely love Kierste and her gorgeous farmhouse.. Hello! My name is Kierste, the girl […]

DIY Elegant Wall Paneling

  I wanted to give my family room an entirely new look, and this DIY paneled wall treatment makes such an elegant statement.  I do not claim to be a woodworker, but I am pleased with the result and spent around $300. How to Install a DIY Paneled Wall Treatment Materials This post contains affiliate […]

Blog Swap with Cami of Tidbits

Today I’m sharing the first of what will become monthly blog swaps.  I’ve met so many amazing bloggers over the years, and I wanted to share some of these talented designers.  Today’s blog swap is with Cami of Tidbits.  You will absolutely love Cami and her gorgeous home… Hello Sincerely, Sara D. readers! Isn’t Sara a […]

Board and Batten Tutorial

Board and Batten Tutorial My boys’ room recently had a major makeover, and you can see all the furniture details by going here.  I wanted to a statement wall in the space, so I created this board and batten wall.  I built it solo one afternoon, and (since I had everything other than the MDF […]

Boys Bedroom Makeover with The RoomPlace

It’s crazy how much my boys have grown since we moved into our home four years ago. They were little guys – only in kindergarten and 2nd grade. Flash forward to now, and they are 4th and 6th graders, with my 6th grader already four inches taller than me. Since the boys were quickly outgrowing […]

Master Bedroom Makeover with The RoomPlace

Our master bedroom is always the last room that receives attention which is crazy considering how much time we spend in it. So, when I had the opportunity partner on our master bedroom makeover with The RoomPlace, I was thrilled! When we first moved into our home, we brought all the furniture from our previous house. […]

Dwell Well Studio | Design Services

Dwell Well Studio | Design Services I am SO excited so share that I’ve partnered with my friend Angela of Unexpected Elegance, and we’ve launched Dwell Well Studio and are now offering Design Services! I’ve known Angela for over five years now, and we both have a passion for design. We also want to help […]

Same Here, Sisterfriend Book Review

Same Here, Sisterfriend Book Review Years ago when I was in the middle of mothering young kids, I found a creative outlet in creating custom invitations.  I had a little shop on Etsy, and would spend nap time fulfilling my orders.  Sincerely, Sara D. was the name I gave to my little stationery shop. Somewhere […]