Decor

Casual Friday: YOUR Favorite Things of 2020!

December 11, 2020  —  Written by Julia Marcum 

We believe we should all love where we live.

We’re a couple of homebodies, working to uncover the home our home wants to be. And we’re so happy to have you here. 

Portfolio

Projects

Design

We're Chris + Julia

read more

What we're                   right now

Loving

browse the shop

Befores, afters, mood boards, plans, failures, wins. We’ve done a lot of projects, and they’re all here. 

We have a long-standing relationship with DIY, and love rolling our sleeves up and making it happen. 

Even when you don’t want to rip down a wall, you can make that space in your home better. Right now.

browse all

browse all

browse all

02

01

03

Popular Posts

1.

2.

3.

Top Categories

(See Living room sources here.)

This week, we dug deep into our analytics to see what you loved most this year. And I was shocked and intrigued and…proud? With each one, I can clearly see the story and we ordered them for your FAVORITE/most requested/most clicked on products we shared this year. Here are the top 12!



1. Peel & Stick Tile $56+ The peel and stick tile we used to cover the girls’ bathroom floor is number 1!!! It was such an easy project with a big impact and no one that comes over believes me that its just a bunch of stickers. You can read all about this project right here.

2. Madewell Taller High Rise Skinny Jeans On sale for $94! This one wasn’t a surprise because every time I wore these jeans on stories, I ended up linking them again for you. (And buying a second pair myself. They are my ride or die skinnies. Look good on EVERYBODY and have the perfect wash to them.

3. Canopy Bed $3495 Here it is in our bedroom! Our bed came in at number and I don’t blame you one bit. Getting our bed into our bedroom was…quite the task and we have not regretted it one day since.

4. Olive Tree $637 Here it is in our living room + more of my favorite olive trees! This was the year, I bought a real olive tree for the living room, right at end of Spring. I got a bunch of advice to put it outside during the warm months so I put it on our balcony in direct sun where it was out of the way….until the roofers started and threw a bunch of old roofing on top of it! I bought this faux one for our living room (and REALLY REALLY LOVE IT!) but would love to try another real one, too!

5. Ivy Chelsea Boot On sale for $125! I have to wear shoes all the time (or sturdy slippers) because of a medical condition and these have been my favorite this year. They are a great width on my feet and slip on and off so easily!

6. Velvet Sofa $3298 The sofa that’s so nice, we got it twice.

7. Blackout Velvet Curtains $68 (Love these ones too!) We used these curtains in so many rooms this year and you must have, too!

8. 65″ Frame TV $1599 (artIf you haven’t heard, we kind of love the Frame TV.

9. Mockneck Sweater On sale for $47! The most flattering mock neck that has cropped sleeves that hit exactly where the bottom of the sweater ends.

10. Toggle Chain Necklace On sale for $22! The prettiest necklace that was on repeat.

11. Brass Hardware $4+ You can see it in our girls’ bathroom here! I love finding etsy shops that sell quality hardware and you do, too!! This shop was one of my favorite finds this year!

12. Faux Petal Leaf Branches $39 My favorite faux branches that are so spring-like!

 

 

What do you think?

  1. Christen says:

    Thank you for continuing to do these Friday round ups!! Love them!!

all the latest

We believe we should all love where we live.

We’re a couple of homebodies, working to uncover the home our home wants to be. And we’re so happy to have you here. 

HI! We're Chris + Julia

read more

Load More

Reader Faves

SHop all

What We're                     Right Now

What We're                 Right Now

Looking for our favorite things? A place to shop our home room by room, or just catch up on what Julia's wearing / loving right now? Browse the CLJ shop. 

Loving

looking for inspiration? 

Almost daily I get asked what I would call my home style. I don’t like to box myself in, but I definitely lean Modern Traditional with an emphasis on comfort when it comes to our home. This especially came up when I shared our Powder Bath Reveal on the blog. I think it changes slightly […]

Can We Send You Our Love Letter?

Another way for us to stay in touch! Joining our weekly newsletter gives you access to exclusive content, never-before-seen photos, your questions answered, and our favorite DIYs. Sign up below!

Follow Along on Instagram

Welcome to our online community where we've posted home, DIY, style, renovations, and family since '09. Renovating our #cljmoderncottage in Idaho and headed for new adventures in Raleigh, NC. #cljfam #cljtransformations

@chrislovesjulia