DIY Guest Room Makeover with FrogTape

This DIY guest room makeover may be my favorite yet.  Our guest room was overdue for a update, and that makeover included an easy (but high impact) DIY paneled wall. Before I share that DIY tutorial, I want to talk about my design board for this space. My first goal in designing the room was […]

Master Bath Remodel – It’s Really Happening!

  Over the past several years, I have been dreaming about our master bath remodel – again and again. The first year in our home, I dreamed up an elegant bath remodel.  A year and a half ago, I shared this pretty roundup of bathroom ideas.  And this past summer, I shared this design board.  We bought […]

DIY Wooden Wreath Sign

After hanging my Christmas wreath over my mantel, I felt like it was missing something.  My solution was this DIY wooden wreath sign! For the sign, inexpensive plywood works well.  I found a piece that was 4′ x 4′ so I just needed to cut off a foot since I wanted my sign to be 3′ x 3′. […]

The Home Depot Holiday Style Challenge – Mantel Reveal

It is time!  Are you ready to see my holiday mantel reveal and discover what was inside all those boxes?! A little over a month ago, I was asked to participate The Home Depot’s Holiday Style Challenge.  I am always up for a challenge, and I was excited for a reason to begin decorating for Christmas […]

The Home Depot Holiday Style Challenge – Sneak Peak!

When I was asked last month to participate in The Home Depot’s Holiday Style Challenge, I was thrilled!  I am always up for a good challenge, and I have admired this challenge for some time. The Home Depot sent me four large boxes of Christmas decor and requested that I decorate my mantel using the […]

Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat Install and Product Review

This post brought to you by Schneider Electric . The content and opinions expressed below are that of Sincerely, Sara D. I would love to have a smart home, so I was excited when I was invited to partner with Wiser Air on their smart thermostat. With Wiser Air‘s smart thermostat, it is easy to take control and […]

Thanksgiving Tables Decor

A pretty Thanksgiving table was necessary since we are hosting Thanksgiving this year (and I can’t cook). Earlier I shared these DIY succulent pumpkins.  They are still alive – almost two months later (and it is down to the home stretch now)! The gold flatware is from ebay and the white plates are from Walmart’s Better Homes Homes […]

Winter Checklist Printable with Lennox®

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Lennox®. All opinions are 100% mine. Here in Indiana, we have had such an unusually warm fall that it is hard to believe winter is right around the corner. Just a few days ago, I found a lily in full bloom (which is really crazy for […]

Fall Home Tour with HomeTalk

Last weekend was spent cleaning (and hiding stuff in closets) as I prepared for my fall home tour with Hometalk.   You can see the promo video Hometalk made for the tour here: I went live on Election day at 1pm EST.  The key word is LIVE.  I don’t like to be on camera let along […]

Tutorial for Adding Lights to a Christmas Tree

If you are not one of the blessed few to have a pre-lit tree, then this post is for you!  Today I’m sharing a tutorial for adding lights to a Christmas tree (and it can be done by one person)! Begin with a surge protector.  It makes turning on and off the Christmas lights easy […]

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