Home Tour | Sincerely, Sara D.

I am busy working on two fairly large remodel projects, so I unfortunately I haven’t had time to create new tutorials.  However, I recently had my friend Mel of Carpenter Photo come over and shoot my home.  I thought it would be fun to share an updated home tour with […]

Best DIY Projects

I often wonder why I didn’t become a food or fashion blogger because the amount of time one DIY post takes is SO long (however, I’ll be the first to admit you don’t want any of my recipes or fashion advice)!  I am in the middle of two fairly large […]

Best Paint Colors for Your Home

Our interior paint colors have changed over the years, but today I am sharing my current favorites for the best paint colors.  I am really into creams, grays and anything navy right now, and I add pops of color with accent pieces. I am asked all the time about the […]

How to Make Framed Silhouette Art

My most popular question lately from readers has been the source for the silhouettes hanging in our kitchen.  Since they are a DIY, I thought it was time I shared how to make framed silhouette art.  These portraits are not only easy to make, but they are really inexpensive too! […]

How to Paint Baseboards on Carpet

I have created several different wall paneling treatments to our home, and I usually end up painting the baseboards to match the wall.  Unfortunately many of the baseboards are on carpet (which can be tricky to paint), but I have figured out how to paint baseboards on carpet. This post […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Board and Batten Tutorial

Want an inexpensive way to add interest to your space?  Try this 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 a statement wall in the space, so I created this board and batten […]

How to Hang Wall Lamps without Hiring an Electrician

Wall lamps (or sconces) are everywhere in decor right now.  Have you ever wondered how to hang wall lamps without hiring an electrician?  I’m going to share how EASY it is to add wall lamps to your home – in a matter of minutes! This post contains some affiliate links […]