Posts by: Sarah

It’s hard to believe that September is just two short weeks away. Although I love every aspect of summer, turning my thoughts to updated home decor makes me slightly less sad that fall is approaching.  With that being said, we’re predicting that plaid and buffalo check patterns will be huge again this fall and winter. […]

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Friends, I’d like you to meet Sara and Pam of Biscuits and Burlap. I’m thrilled to introduce them today —they are fellow near-Atlantans and we have collaborated in the past. But today’s post is because they are also going to be my first recipe contributors to the UDH! I first met Sara and Pam when […]

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This post is sponsored by Spot Shot® Instant Carpet Stain Remover Question: what do you get when you cross a very active dog like Charlie with a very white rug? Unless you’re a neat freak with a lot of time on your hands to bathe the dog every day (which I am noticeably not), the […]

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… or, if we put it in a nicer way: Getting Things Crossed Off the Master Bathroom Checklist. I had an incredible weekend of progress in the master bathroom. It was sweaty, stressful, and gross. I got into a yelling match about crown molding (Sandra, your templates are the best thing ever… thank you!!!). I […]

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We’re back today with another “Get This Look” series, focusing this time on the Fixer Upper Pocket Door House Living Room. Before we dig into the specific elements of this living room, let’s take a quick little tour of the space. This post contains affiliate links; learn more here and thanks for supporting Remodelaholic by shopping through our […]

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My lighting was too yellow, I didn’t feel like setting up the tripod, and the daylight was already spent. Whatever, though. Lazy meal, lazy photography. In all honesty though, I’m not a food photographer — at least, not yet — and am just getting started with sharing some of my own recipes here on the […]

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Large decorative mirrors can make such a huge impact in a room. But, they are typically rather pricey.  Today we’ve rounded up a collection of large round mirrors that all cost less than $75. (Please note prices were under this amount of time of posting, but are subject to change by the retailer). Each mirror […]

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Hey friends! This post is a pretty big one for me: the inspiration and ALL of the ideas for the master bathroom makeover! In a previous post, I mentioned a spontaneous mood board I made while in Chicago earlier this year for the same room, but I decided to go back and come up with a […]

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My new corner garden of hydrangeas is blooming! But before I get to lots of photos of pretty flowers, I need to tell you a family story. When I was a kid, my Dad would plant lots of varieties of flowers. But because he was also a penny pincher (and a little more talented at […]

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So often, we think of Nordstrom as a high-end clothing retailer. But did you know they actually carry home decor as well? And not only that, during their Anniversary Sale (which runs now thru 8/6), there are some great prices on beautiful home decor! But, if there’s something that catches your eye, move quickly because […]

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