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 […]

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 […]

DIY Laundry Room Pegboard

We used this DIY laundry room pegboard for awhile and loved how well it organized our laundry room while looking nice.  However, we have since transformed our laundry room yet again – more into our dream space.  You can see all the details of that DIY HERE. This pegboard tutorial […]

Mudroom Makeover – DIY Coat Rack

When we first moved into our home, I was really into stripes and a more eclectic look… Later I decided to tone it down with shiplap and neutrals (go here to see how to install shiplap and here to see how to remove shiplap). This poor space probably isn’t sure […]

Large Photo Gallery Wall

We recently remodeled our kitchen (to see more on that DIY, GO HERE).  As a result of the remodel, I was left with a much smaller wall than before. Before the remodel we had our piano along this wall. It’s hard to tell from my photos, but there was a […]

Removing Shiplap

  Since moving in, we added shiplap to several spaces in our home (go here to see the shiplap tutorial). However, we recently updated all our light switches and unfortunately the new switches were smaller than the old ones which meant there was a large gap around the switch on […]

Kitchen Faucet & Installing a Pot Filler

Kitchen Faucet & Installing a Pot Filler When designing our kitchen, I knew we needed a gorgeous faucet to be the centerpiece of our island.  I also really wanted to also incorporate a pot filler into the design. We selected the (affiliate links provided for convenience) Delta Cassidy Single-Handle Pull-Out Sprayer […]

Top 5 Posts of 2017

Top 5 Posts of 2017 Happy New Year!  Here’s to 2018 – a chance for a new year (a fresh start) is always exciting!  Thank you for joining me on my DIY adventure, and I am humbled by your support. Here is a countdown of Sincerely, Sara D.’s top 5 […]

Installing a Farmhouse Sink

Installing a Farmhouse Sink We recently remodeled our kitchen and installed BLANCO’S IKON 33 APRON sink in white. If you’re not familiar with my blog, we recently finished our DIY kitchen remodel.  You can follow that process from the very beginning by going here. This was our sink before, and the […]