A week ago, we were flying to Raleigh to close on our new house, set up security, and meet with a slew of contractors before flying back home to Idaho on Thursday. It was a whirlwind week but by Friday, we already got photos from our contractor–the Brazilian cherry floors were already all removed on […]

Last month, November 13th, we laid out all the projects we had lined up to complete before Christmas in this post. At the time, we were making plans to move out for two weeks and group a lot of these tasks together to really expedite things. I didn’t realize how much time had passed since […]


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