Over the weekend, we hit 300,000 followers on Instagram! I remember, in fall of 2015, hitting 10,000 followers. We celebrated that — and every milestone since. But 300,000 is a number that’s nearly unfathomable to us, and we couldn’t be more excited or more grateful to be doing what we’re doing and to be […]

Just weeks before we welcomed our new baby girl into our family, we launched our other baby–a sofa line with Interior Define! It’s been amazing these past couple weeks to see the Charly (yes, we named the big, cozy sofa after our big, cuddly dog) pop up in your homes as sectionals or sleepers or […]

We generally post gift guides closer to Black Friday, but when Lulu & Georgia asked if I would be interested in curating a gift guide for the Home Lover as a part of their 12 Days Of Giveaways, I jumped at the chance. It’s taken Chris a few years to realize that the best gifts […]

Since our very first walk through of this house we are slowly making home, “There should be a big window to the left there” we said. It’s the kind of comment that perked our realtor’s ears up. He knew we were looking for a house in a good neighborhood that needed fixed up. Us already […]

Most people have things they want that they can’t justify buying because they can get by with something not quite as good, that’s still functional. Well, I use Christmas as an excuse to buy people the things they really want, not just the practical versions. So while browsing Williams-Sonoma’s website the other day, I found […]


Dining ROom

primary bedroom

Living ROom


guest room

Kids rooms


Browse By Room


Looking for posts about a particular space in our home or inspo for one of the rooms in yours? Here's a handy index for your browsing convenience.


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. 


Load More

Reader Faves

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