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Ep 21: Life is a Mixing of All Kinds of Things – Blending Styles In Your Home

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 21: Life is a Mixing of All Kinds of Things – Blending Styles In Your Home Game: Taboo Show Notes: In this episode, Chris and Julia celebrate one year in their new kitchen by revisiting some of the things they love most about it, as well as sharing a few recent additions they’ve completed. They also talk about blending styles and give some advice on how to make that work in your home, and how to choose which styles you should/could blend. CLJ posts mentioned: It’s Done! The Full Kitchen Reveal. East Idaho Parade of Homes Highlights Other items mentioned: The Flavor Bible Episode Sponsored by:         Visit Blinds.com today and receive 20% off your entire order with the code CLJPODCAST – Offer ends 9-30-16 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 20: Let’s Keep it Clean

Welcoming Fall with open arms.? http://liketk.it/2pbAv #entry #cljhouse #overstock #targetstyle #fall #buffalocheck #mums @liketoknow.it #liketkit #ltkhome A photo posted by JULIA MARCUM homebody ? (@chrislovesjulia) on Sep 14, 2016 at 1:22pm PDT Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 20: Let’s Keep it Clean Hot Topic: Finstagram Accounts Show Notes: In this episode we talk about our front porch area and how it’s driving us a bit crazy this week. We also discuss having house keepers or hiring other help for your home, and share some thoughts on why there might be negative stigma around that, and figuring out if it makes sense for you. CLJ Posts Mentioned: How I Gained 50K Instagram Followers Rapidly & Organically Other Posts Mentioned: Making it Lovely – Honor Roll New York Times – On Fake Instagram – A Chance to Be Real Emily A. Clark – Do You Have a Housekeeper Please leave a rating and review…

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Ep 19: Becoming Affiliated With Affiliates

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 19: Becoming Affiliated with Affiliates Game: Instant Podcast where Chris and Preston attempt to come up with 6 Tips for Parties with Kids on the spot. (And then Julia shares some actual tips from this post.) Show Notes: This episode we’re squashing the stigma around affiliate links by talking about what affiliate links are and what they mean for readers, bloggers and brands. 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…

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Ep 18: Every Dog Must Have His Day – Living (Happily) With Pets

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 18: Every Dog Must Have His Day – Living (Happily) With Pets Hot Topic: People Who Don’t Like Animals Show Notes: Living with animals brings a lot of joy to a home, but it can also presents some challenges. In this episode, Chris & Julia talk about their life with Charly, their 150 lb St. Pyrenees. They share how she has influenced the renovation decisions they’ve made, and how they handle things like hair, drool and … accidents… And if you’re not an animal lover, they also discuss some common courtesies that all pet owners appreciate, and how to approach visits with your friends who may have pets. CLJ posts mentioned: Faux Wood Tile: The After Photos! Other posts mentioned: Pooptastrophe Episode Sponsored by:         Visit Blinds.com today and receive 20% off your entire order with the code CLJPODCAST – Offer ends 9-30-16 Please…

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Ep 17: No Money No Problems – Projects You Can Do Now, On The Cheap

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 17: No Money No Problems – Projects You Can Do Now, On The Cheap Show Notes: Nearly every home owner who wants to renovate experiences that point where you simply don’t have the money to do the things you want. And sometimes, when the furnace, water heater and AC units all go out in the same year, you may not be left with any money at all. How do you still make progress? This episode is all about projects that can be done regardless of what your budget is. Even if you have no money to spend, there’s no need to sit and deal with a space that makes you cringe. Chris and Julia talk about projects they’ve seen done, as well as some they’ve done themselves, and how to make little improvements that can help you love your home now. CLJ posts mentioned: DIY…

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Ep 16: I Am On A Drug, It’s Called Paint Sheen

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 16: I Am On A Drug, It’s Called Paint Sheen Hot Topic: Fixer Upper/AirBNB Show Notes: It’s common for everyone to ask about paint colors, but much less frequently do people ask about the sheen. But to get the effect you want in your space, choosing the right sheen can’t be overlooked. In this episode, Julia and Chris give great advice on how to decide which paint sheen will look best for the space you’re painting. They discuss why you’d choose flat over satin (and vice versa) and what the role of primer is in the process. Posts mentioned: ‘Fixer Upper’ Houses Becoming Popular Vacation Rentals Around Waco How to Properly Pronounce 20 Design and Decor Terms Please leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire Episode Sponsored By:       How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app on your…

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Ep 15: It’s Never Enough Until You’ve Got All The Stuff: Discussions On Online Shopping

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 15: It’s Never Enough Until You’ve Got All The Stuff: Discussions On Online Shopping Hot Topic: Shopping Online vs. Supporting Local Business Show Notes:Online shopping is the way of the now, but there are still things about it that make some people uneasy. How can you buy a couch online when you’ve never sat on it? What do you do if the color is all wrong? And how do you know you’re really getting the best deal? In this episode, Julia and Chris talk about the things they’ve purchased online in their home, including all of their couches. They discuss how to plan and what things to know about items you buy online before hitting that “Purchase Now” button, as well as some tips for getting the best deal. Please leave a…

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Ep 14: Wake Me Up With Indecision: Which Updates Are Worth Making?

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 14: Wake Me Up With Indecision: Which Updates Are Worth Making? Hot Topic: What should you do if you want to make a change to your home you think may lower its value? Show Notes: Every renovation project is a balancing act, between budget, time, needs, wants, etc.. But when you don’t know how long you’re going to be in your home, is it really worth spending the time and money to update it? Chris and Julia discuss how they approach the “is it worth it” question, as well as striking the balance between creating the house you want to live in and one that someone else will want to buy someday. They also talk about projects they’ve been working on, including their downstairs basement and outdoor fireplace. CLJ posts mentioned:…

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Ep 13: Shea McGee of Studio McGee: The Sun is Gone, But I Have a Light

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 13: Shea McGee of Studio McGee: The Sun is Gone, But I Have a Light Guests: Shea McGee from Studio McGee Hot Topic: Energy efficient bulbs Show Notes: Lighting fixtures are as varied as any other product for your home, but once you’ve found that perfect fixture, how do you make sure it will give off the light you want for your space? Sometimes you want it to feel warm, other times you need to highlight a specific task or piece of artwork. How do you go about planning the lighting for your home, or make updates to maximize what’s already in place? In this episode we talk all about the mysterious side of lighting. What is the Kelvin scale, how does that relate to lumens and what are my options for achieving warm, energy-efficient light? We also visit with Shea McGee, from Studio McGee, who shares…

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Ep 12: Here We Are Now, Entertain Us

Title: Ep 12: Here We Are Now, Entertain Us Hot Topic: Is it ok to ask guests to contribute money to a party/get-together? Show Notes: Life is better when you share it with others, so we’re talkin’ about parties and get-togethers this episode. Some do’s and don’ts of hosting, little things that make a party great, and how to keep yourself from getting in a bad mood and making all your guests feel awkward. We’ll also share stories from some of our best and worst parties, and what we feel made them. Learn some tips for handling food, and what you should expect from your guests when it comes to contributing. CLJ posts mentioned: Truth Tuesday: How NOT to Throw a Party DIY Harry Potter-esque Hanging Candles + Party Decor Details Leave a rating and review for the podcast! Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire How to Listen (iPhone): 1. Tap the podcast app…

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