If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you may have noticed our front yard has been torn up since December. It all started with wanting to expand the driveway because it’s sort of a bottleneck situation when it comes to cars coming and going. We also wanted to take out some of the trees and […]

First things first, exterior improvements take tiiimmmeeee and money. Holy Moly. While the majority of our blog chronicles our interior renovations, every year we tackle a little more of our exterior and we’re finally at a place where I imagined it would be, or could be when we moved in. (See our back yard transformation […]


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