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A Classic Black and White Laundry Room Makeover

We decided to give our worn-out laundry room a quick refresh. Now, the once-tired space is bright and welcoming!

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I’m Miranda.
You can find me in Indianapolis, Indiana with my hubby Andrew, daughter Ryan and our two pups. I believe everyone has the power to create a home, life & business that they LOVE.
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Never underestimate the power of primer and paint. In three days, we completely transformed our sunroom thanks to KILZ.

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When we bought our historic dream home, we knew we were in for some renovations. I had a hunch — and one day tugged on the corner of our bedroom’s shag carpet to discover the most beautiful original hardwoods hiding underneath! Today I’m sharing some common Hardwood Refinishing FAQs, sourced from readers and from the experts.

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This “TV room” turned guest bedroom has been through so much, where to even begin? When we first walked through this house and were thinking about purchasing it, this room was being used as a “TV room.” The house has a formal living room, but it was clear this is the room the previous owners hung out in to catch up on their favorite shows.

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We are so excited to introduce you to our new home: Dr. Terrell’s House (now Dr. Schroeder’s House) haha! I love to give our homes nicknames, and this house already has a special place in our hearts since it was originally occupied by a family doctor. Now it’s owned by one again!

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It’s week two of the One Room Challenge, and we are moving right along on our dark and moody master bedroom transformation. We have a big, blank wall behind our bed and I knew it needed a little extra something. I landed on the idea of DIY board and batten.

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This quick bedroom refresh happened in just 48 hours thanks to Nectar. My mom texted me these sad photos and asked if I could help spruce up one of her guest bedrooms and of course I said, “Yes!”

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But… it took us listing our house on the market to do something about our bathroom. It’s by no means my dream bathroom, but it’s leaps and bounds better than before! Yes, everyone thought I was insane for wanting to paint my bathroom black, but I did it anyways. That’s just how I roll.

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I have been putting off the mudroom since we moved in almost two years ago. It’s one of the only rooms in the house that hasn’t been touched what so ever. It’s dirty and grimy and even the light fixture is covered in cobwebs. I can’t believe I’m admitting that to the Internet. The good news, I started scrubbing it down today to prep for paint! I’m going with my tried and true Polar Bear White from Behr Pain.

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It's about the journey, not the destination (cheesy, but for real).

I’m a newlywed living in Indianapolis, Indiana with my hubby, baby girl Ryan and two pups, Porter and Piper. I wear a lot of hats, like blogger, wedding planner, wife and mama. I believe everyone has the power to create a home, life & business that they LOVE.

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