As I’ve been decorating my own home for Christmas, I’ve been keeping an eye on some emerging Christmas decor trends. It’s always exciting to see how trends evolve, especially during the holidays. Here are five trends that have caught my eye—perfect for adding a fresh touch to your holiday decor this year. 1. A Potted […]

The addition of the bookshelves in the study was born out of a necessity for office-like storage, but I’ll admit, I’ve been daydreaming of styling them with decor pieces since we planned for them. With the completion of the study, I had a shelf-styling party, and since it’s one of the frequently asked questions I […]

You can find our living room sources here! After the holidays, I shared how I spent some time playing musical furniture (a favorite game of mine), and suddenly home never felt so good. Even our living room, which has already evolved entirely since we moved in, received some zhushing and now all I want to […]

No matter if you own or rent or have a sprawling house or a tiny one, I’ve learned that every space can benefit greatly from the same 6 things. I started realizing this after I noticing my recommendations to questions like “what would you do here?” or “I’m stuck!” or just simply looking at every […]

Every Wednesday night, on Instagram Stories, Chris and I hop on and answer a bunch of questions for about 10-20 minutes. We call it CLJ Q&A. (Psst, it’s saved to my highlights until the next one!) This past week, someone asked “What do you do about plungers and other horrible things that are necessary but […]


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