Landscaping Tips with Toro | Ready for the 4th

We have been busy prepping our home and landscaping for the holiday weekend. Toro’s all new PowerPlex™ 40V Max* Lithium Ion Products made the project a little easier. Our home is twenty years old, and our landscaping is starting to show its age.  Although we will eventually need to replace much […]

DIY Open Shelving

Our kitchen nook needed a little something, so I added elegant DIY open shelving.  It is an easy project – I did this solo one morning! There is a large empty wall in the space, and I have struggled with decorating it since we first moved it.  I tried stenciling it […]

Summer Home Tour | Sincerely, Sara D.

I am excited to be sharing my summer home tour (along with several other bloggers) for the Seasonal Simplicity summer home tour.  If you are are here from At Home with The Barker’s, welcome! I am currently obsessed with adding greenery and topiaries to my home – inside and out! The front […]

DIY Elegant Paneled Wall with Remodelaholic

A few months ago, I shared our living room makeover (you can see all the details on that makeover HERE).  That makeover included a paneled wall – one of my favorite projects to date! I wanted to give my family room an entirely new look, and this DIY paneled wall makes […]

Why I love Flea Markets

A few weeks ago, I went on a girls getaway with my mom to celebrate Mother’s Day.  We shopped The Hobnob Market in Effingham, Illinois and had the best time! The weather was perfect, there was live entertainment, yummy food and a plethora of amazing vendors and shops. These markets always […]

DIY Large Silhouette Art

I love silhouettes.  They are timeless, sentimental and make great artwork for the home.  I created this large DIY silhouette for my daughter’s room (to see more on her room click HERE), and it only cost $3! To begin, a side profile photo is needed.  Use a camera phone to take […]

Favorite Things Giveaway

I’m so excited it’s spring and celebrating with a Spring Fling Favorite Things Giveaway!  I’ve joined 13 other DIY and home decor bloggers, and each of us are sharing our favorite things and having a giveaway. That means 14 winners total! Not only is it a fun prospect to WIN, but […]

Lena’s Bedroom Makeover | Floral Wallpaper

We recently gave my daughter’s bedroom a mini-makeover. Here was how it looked a few months ago: And here is how it looks now. We kept the same color scheme, but the most obvious change is the wallpaper. The floral wallpaper is from Claire Bella Studio, and it’s called Bloom Blush […]

Painting a Piano | Tutorial

I recently gave our family room a makeover (you can see all the details on that makeover HERE). After that makeover was completed, I realized our yellow painted piano didn’t really work in the newly design space. It was previously painted with milk paint and chalk paint (you can see […]

Styling a Tray with Hobby Lobby

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hobby Lobby. The opinions and text are all mine. I love using trays in my decor. They add interest and texture while containing home decor pieces. Trays come in a variety of sizes and materials and can match any […]

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