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About Sarah

Hello!! I’m so happy you were able to find my blog among the bazillion other blogs out there. I am SO excited and honored that I get the opportunity to share my crazy, wonderful, beautiful life with you!

I'm passionate about all things design and DIY. I want to help you, guide you, and teach you how to make your home into those Pinterest pins you love.

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Sarah Pawlak Design Services

$99 Mood Board

Each customized mood board comes with direct links to the products so shopping is easy! Buy it all now or get started slowly over time. It’s budget-friendly while still getting beautiful, customized style.

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How Does it Work?

What is E-Design and how does it work? Learn about my exact process for turning your pins into reality.

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Refresh eDesign Package

Refresh E-Design is perfect for anyone who doesn’t need a full design. This package would be for anyone who needs help picking paint, furniture, and other accessories/decor.

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