browse:

house tour

We just set out to make our project list for the 2023 year, but before we tackle anything, we’re pausing and admiring all that we accomplished in 2022. We’re renovating this home because we’re passionate about loving where you live. We love taking something and making it more beautiful and functional for our family and […]

We’re VERY close to being finished with our exterior and sharing a bunch of before and after images, but despite being in-progress, we wanted to keep with our tradition of filming an exterior and interior house tour in the fall. (Interior house tour forth-coming!) We were about a week too late filming, because we kept […]

Last week, we shared a quick 6 minute house tour, with no talking. Just smooth camera work gliding in and out of every room in our new home. But! So many of you asked to hear more about our initial plans for each space (just off the cuff kind of stuff) so Chris and I […]

Have you heard about Instagram’s new IGTV platform? We have never gotten super into YouTube, although we have been uploading all of our videos there for years, but our community has never been super active on that platform. When Instagram announced that they were launching a platform that you could upload videos up to an hour to […]

Today is our one year house-iversary! This day, one year ago, after our fair share of drama, we closed on this home. It was such an amazing feeling. It has been a year of growth in so many ways and we feel so blessed to be able to live where we live. Even though this […]

Kitchen

Dining ROom

primary bedroom

Living ROom

entryway

guest room

Kids rooms

CLOSET

Browse By Room

Bathroom

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.

Outdoor

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

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

@chrislovesjulia