Ep 58: Secrets From 4 Incredibly Successful, Self-Taught Designers

This is a very special episode of The Chris Loves Julia podcast. Instead of our usual banter about DIY, Home Design and family, we interviewed four successful interior designers that are all self taught. Amber Lewis, Jenny Komenda, Shea McGee and Brian Patrick Flynn all open up about everything from their education backgrounds (in some […]

In this special Q&A episode, we start off talking about the progress of our big backyard project and how we’re charting new territory with it. Julia reveals her neurosis when it comes to their third child’s birth date and they open up the mail bag to answer as many of your questions as possible! You […]

Listen to the latest episodes on: iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher. Title: Ep 11: Make it Happen, Cap’n – Taking on Projects You’ve Never Done Before Hot Topic: Selling Your Home as a For Sale By Owner Show Notes: One thing we hear from people all the time is, “How do you guys know how to do all this stuff?” Usually followed […]

Butterflies | Sheets | Greta’s first big girl room before and afters Episode 6 of The Chris Loves Julia Podcast went live Monday morning and it’s my favorite episode yet! A little background about the episodes: we go over to Preston’s studio and talk for almost 2 hours about a topic. It’s completely unscripted besides the […]

Our podcast is live! You can listen to it on a lot of different platforms linked below, but whichever you choose, it’s free and it will always be free. Each episode, Chris and I sit down with our good friend, Preston Pugmire (whom you’ve probably come to know through the blog through our white concrete countertops […]


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