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

August 29, 2016  —  Written by Chris 

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The Chris Loves Julia Podcast - Episode 17

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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 White Concrete Countertops
Sealing Our White Concrete Countertops
An Unbelievable, Complete DIY Kitchen Renovation
A Massive Wood Picture Ledge for the Living Room!
How To: Our Double-Trimmed Drop Cloth Curtains

Other posts mentioned:
10 Common House Features You Probably Didn’t Realize Had a Name

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What do you think?

  1. Patricia says:

    Did you make the wooden shelf on top of the sofa or where did you get it from? I really need something similar for an empty wall. Thanks for your help!

  2. Vera says:

    Preston mentioned that they have the same paint colour all throughout their house. I would love to know what it is!
    Also I love their dining room chairs (seen in their kitchen post). Does he have a source for those?

    Thanks for making my morning commute so much happier guys!

  3. Megan says:

    I know you mentioned some DIY art, that was black and white for kids. Do you have the link to that?

  4. Tanae says:

    When listening to the podcast I also thought of adding plants to your list of things to put in your house that are easy on the $$$. I know when I have added herbs in my kitchen or some type of greenery (is that a word?) it is a quick nice way to change up my space

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