Designing our main staircase was something that crept up suddenly, but I am so honored and happy I am able to do! The original plan was just to swap out the treads and handrail for oak to match our new floors that will be going in, but when our contractor said, “anything else? now is the time […]

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 […]

Pillows are the quickest way to change the look of a sofa, but they can add up quickly. So today, I rounded up 5 different pillow combinations that add up to less than $100. And I paired them with budget-friendly sofas, too! Dove Gray Sofa $599 | Ikat Pillow with Tassels $49 + Blue Velvet Lumbar […]


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