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Ep 31: Sorry, But Your “Classic” Design Is Just Trendy

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 31: Sorry, But Your “Classic” Design Is Just Trendy Show Notes: This week the gang talks about proper technique for asking a friend to assist with a DIY project. Then we revisit an old hot topic and update our response to a question about the usefulness of remodeling when you live in a small town. Then Julia goes deep into what “classic” design really means and how to avoid something that could be seen as trendy in a few years. Affiliate Links: America Board Game Preston’s Protein Powder Chris’s Inversion Table Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Have questions you’d like us to answer on the podcast? Email podcast@chrislovesjulia.com. Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon for it looks like this: 2. Search for “Chris Loves Julia” in the search bar and…

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Ep 30: Why Is Beyoncé Always Trying To One-Up Us?!?!

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 30: Why Is Beyoncé Always Trying To One-Up Us?!?! Show Notes: Chris and Julia are having another baby! This is the conversations about family episode. Next week we will bring you the DIY and Home design elements once again. Yes thats next week, you won’t have to wait two weeks for an episode! On this episode, we talk about how they found out, how they told their family, and what they are NOT going to name this child. Then we play a game about the best foods to eat when you are pregnant. Cheers! Affiliate Links: Preston’s Headphones Julia’s Favorite Board Game Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon for it looks like this: 2. Search for “Chris Loves Julia” in the search…

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Ep 29: Your Town is Boring, No Need to Renovate

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 29: Your Town is Boring, No Need to Renovate Hot Topic: Is it Worth Renovating When You Live In a Small Town? Show Notes: The gang discusses and mocks Preston’s process for choosing paint in his studio and then Julia drops the #1 tip for choosing a color. Our reader questions lead to talks on how minimalism and curtains can be at odds in your home. We play a game where we find out the ages of people who shop the most at the top furniture stores in the world and wrap up with a discussion on the reasons people renovate, and who we do it for. Before and Afters of Preston’s Studio (discussed in the podcast) found below. Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon…

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Ep 28: RIP Home Blogging, and Your House Looks Cheap

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 28: RIP Home Blogging, and Your House Looks Cheap Hot Topic: Is Home/DIY Blogging Dead? Show Notes: We start with a recap of the year and Julia gives great advice for patching walls and painting over the patches. We discuss DIY blogs compared to other styles of blogs and see why some people think its a dying forum. Then we play a game about the top 5 ways to make your home look CHEAP.  Julia admits that her house is currently in violation of one of the rules. We close it out with a new segment, “Stuck In Your Head,” where we each say one thing that has been on our minds this week DIY related or not. Products Discussed:Red Devil Onetime Patch & Prime Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1….

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Ep 27: Christmas Lights, Negative Reviews, and Compromise

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 27: Christmas Lights, Negative Reviews, and Compromise Hot Topic: Reviews Show Notes: The Gang listens to Chris tell tales of woe from the trials and tribulations of DIY christmas light installation. Then we have an interesting difference of opinion about compromise vs. win/win when it comes to people having different goals with design elements. Then we top it all off by reading and laughing about our podcast reviews. Both negative and positive. Merry Christmas! Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon for it looks like this: 2. Search for “Chris Loves Julia” in the search bar and tap on the podcast title, which is “The Chris Loves Julia Podcast w/Preston Pugmire” 3. On the search results page the top section will list Podcast Episodes. Ignore that for…

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Ep 26: Buying Houses That Aren’t For Sale, and Babies On Airplanes

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 26: Buying Houses That Aren’t For Sale, and Babies On Airplanes Show Notes:In this episode the gang reunites after three long weeks apart because of the holidays and vacations. Julia discusses her trials and tribulations in a birthday glass blowing class and The Marcums give their top tips for flying with children. Our reader question leads us into a debate on buying houses that aren’t for sale and then we break down the 12 worst Christmas gifts that you should never ever buy for anyone. Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon for it looks like this: 2. Search for “Chris Loves Julia” in the search bar and tap on the podcast title, which is “The Chris Loves Julia Podcast w/Preston Pugmire” 3. On…

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Ep 25: Storage Units, Asymmetry, and What We Screwed Up

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 25: Storage Units, Asymmetry, and What We Screwed Up Game: Awkward Thanksgiving Show Notes: The gang discusses Julia’s love/hate relationship with storage units and the Marcum’s new upstairs bathroom. For our reader email, Julia breaks down the best way to handle and design around asymmetrical features already existing in a home. We accidentally have an impromptu sound effect battle before introducing a new segment, “What We Screwed Up This Week”.  And lastly, instead of a Hot Topic, we break down questions to NOT ask at thanksgiving dinner this week. Mentions: 13 Questions You Should Never Ask at Thanksgiving Chris’s Tiny Snowblower Chris’s Binge Watching Shirt A Shared Girl’s Room Tall Bar Stools Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon for it looks like…

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Ep 24: Choosing The Best Art For Your Home

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 24: Choosing The Best Art For Your Home Game: Defining Designing Show Notes: After eating as many tacos as we possibly could, we discuss Chris and Julia’s epic Halloween party and give updates on the One Room Challenge project. We find out what big thing is next for the Marcums after they complete all the major updates in their home. Julia gives her best tips for choosing art and displaying it in your home like a pro curator. CLJ posts mentioned: DIY Art Ledge How To Hang A Gallery Wall Family Tree Gallery Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon for it looks like this: 2. Search for “Chris Loves Julia” in the search bar and tap on the podcast title, which is “The Chris Loves…

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Ep 23: Upgrades, Deadlines, & Lawsuits

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 23: Upgrades, Deadlines, & Lawsuits Game: Guess That Crazy Lawsuit Fine Show Notes: Julia, Chris and Preston talk about what they have going on right now, a few hiccups they’ve experienced and the chaos resulting from trying to juggle so many projects at once. They also talk about how to stay motivated at the end of a project to see it through, outdated email etiquette and why our homes are just lawsuits waiting to happen. CLJ posts mentioned: Brenden Burchard – 1-Page Productivity Planner 15 Ways Your Home Might Be a Lawsuit Waiting To Happen Other items mentioned: The Dip, by Seth Godin Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon for it looks like this: 2. Search for “Chris Loves Julia” in the search bar…

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Ep 22: The Real World: Blogging Edition

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 22: The Real World: Blogging Edition Show Notes: In this episode we discuss Chris and Julia’s plans of the One Room Challenge and discuss adventures that happened on the way to IKEA. In our Hot Topic segment, we go behind the scenes to take a look at the real world vs the fantasy world that can occasionally be created by blogs. Posts mentioned in this episode: THOUGHTS ON BLOGGING + KITCHEN KICKOFF! ONE ROOM CHALLENGE CLJ ONE ROOM CHALLENGE: WEEK 1 Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon for it looks like this: 2. Search for “Chris Loves Julia” in the search bar and tap on the podcast title, which is “The Chris Loves Julia Podcast w/Preston Pugmire” 3. On the search results…

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