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I can’t help myself. I’ve been staying up at night, browsing some furniture to put in our new house. There I said it. Online furniture shopping is one of my favorite things to do, but also I’m just trying to stay ahead of shipping lead times because some shops are a few months out. Yikes. As […]

When we were looking for a house, one with a large space that we could turn into the Chris Loves Julia office for us and our employees was a must have. This house had a large room off of the entry (bonus!) with a door (double bonus!!) that the previous owners used as their den […]

Last year we shared how we approach budgets when renovating (here) and shared a hypothetical 3 phase bedroom makeover under $2000. The gist? If you have $500, that doesn’t mean you have to buy the cheapest of everything to get the room done. That means, choose a few budget-conscious pieces to start your space and […]


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