Two weeks ago, we shared the before and afters of the Lowe’s bedroom makeover we did with The Makerista in Scottsdale, Arizona. But this week’s behind-the-scenes video shows a lot more, including the powerful reveal to the homeowner, Cori.
We’re so grateful for this opportunity and experience. To the family for allowing us into their home and helping them start a fresh chapter— They are new lifelong friends. To Gwen and her husband, Micah, and her assistant, Laura, who were all-stars and who we’d work with again tomorrow, if possible. To our team, Andi and Victoria, for stepping in with a paint brush when needed and documenting the whole thing and to Victoria for the sweet portrait of their son, Will, who passed. To Jenny Komenda for showing up with beautiful art and staying to lend a helping hand. To Lowe’s for bringing us all together. And to Arizona for being so beautiful that we can’t wait to go back.
It was truly one of my favorite makeover experiences to date.
So good! I know that you are swamped with all you are doing with your house, but just so you know if you ever wrote a chrislovesjulia book, I would be first in line to buy it. I love your style.
Perfection!! I cried! Haha it’s so perfect and so sweet! ????????????
Okay, I totally cried. Love, love, love.
So beautiful and heartwarming. <3
My favorite part was … well, ALL OF IT! But also when Jenny Komenda came and couldn’t resist helping out. And other design bloggers wishing they could join in too. Loved that.
But that DIY headboard was the bomb.
Current situation: sitting at work crying like a baby at my desk…*please nobody walk by* :-) You guys did a fantastic job and the pic of her child…slays my mama-heart. Kudos to you all!
Our wood grain Shaker cabinet fronts were designed for busy, high-traffic homes like ours. Clad with durable textured thermofoils, this line is compatible with Sektion, Akurum, Godmorgon, and Besta cabinets from IKEA. It's the perfect, practical way to add the warmth of wood to all the rooms of your home.
We have teamed up with Loloi to create a line of rugs that are as affordable as they are beautiful. This collection houses a great mix of traditional and modern rugs, in cottage-y colorways, as well as vintage-inspired beauties that you’ll want to roll out in every room.
We partnered with Stuga on a line of hardwood floors — The Ingrid is really livable, and the color is very neutral. It doesn’t lean warm or cool, it’s that just right in-between. We have really loved putting it everywhere in our house. It’s the best jumping-off point for design, no matter your interior style. In addition to being beautiful, Ingrid is really durable — we have three kids, and we always have a home construction project going on. Ingrid stands up to it all.
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We recently painted our study a dark, moody green color. This is after we first painted it a muddy green, then repainted it a blue-gray. I guess what they say is true; third time’s a charm! The journey was worth it, though, because I’m so in love with this glossy green in contrast with the […]
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