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ORC Week Two: DIY Board & Batten Wall

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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I’m Miranda.
You can find me in Indianapolis, Indiana with my hubby Andrew, daughter Ryan and our pup Porter. I believe everyone has the power to create a home, life & business that they LOVE.
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I can’t believe the One Room Challenge reveal day is here. When I signed up as a guest participant, I failed to acknowledge the fact I would be traveling for two of the five weeks I did most most the work and product sourcing up front.

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Well folks, here we are at week four and the room looks EXACTLY the same as it did last week. When my to-list is a mile long, home projects are the first to slide. That said, I found the perfect vintage lamp bases to create our DIY Edison bulb lamps to flank the mirror, and I also picked out prints for my empty picture frames. My sweet friend Colette is launching a print shop over at The Lipstick Lens and I can’t wait for you to see her work! I’m obsessed with the pair of prints we landed on.

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One Room Challenge Parlor Week Three Pink Paint Persian Rugs and A Cute Sofa | Miranda Schroeder Blog

Alright guys, it is week three of the One Room Challenge. If you missed week one or week two you can click to get caught up before diving into week three progress. It was a pretty slow week because I’m swamped at work. The pocketbook is also running quite dry as we approach our destination wedding.

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Alright folks, we are one week into the One Room Challenge and our painting is almost complete! If you missed the week one post, you can read it here. You can also see what this room looked like a week ago! We are going for a cozy, Parisian parlor with an industrial twist. We went into the week thinking we would do a pink accent wall, and we came out of the week with a completely pink parlor. I wanted this from the beginning, but it took a little convincing for the husband.

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Persian Parlor Makeover | Miranda Schroeder Blog

I decided to sign up for the One Room Challenge (ORC) on a total whim! I was up late one night working and a friend texted me her ORC mood board and I felt inspired to join in on the fun as a guest participant. If you are unfamiliar with the One Room Challenge, here is the full scoop!

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