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Casual Friday: Security Blankets, Moving Woes, The Best Leave-in Conditioner, and more!

Last night we slept in our new house for the first time after spending the day setting up as many rooms as we could. After hotel hopping for a month, I think we were so excited to be at home and feel at home–we got quite a bit done! Even though the move has been […] The post Casual Friday: Security Blankets, Moving Woes, The Best Leave-in Conditioner,...

We Asked Lonika Chande 5 Questions about getting out of your comfort zone.

When you’re gearing up to try something new, whether it be jumping off a cliff into a cool lake, expecting your first child, or buying a new home, you need a cheerleader in your corner. You know, a hype girl saying you got this! It’s going to be great! You can do it! I’m here […] The post We Asked Lonika Chande 5 Questions about getting out of your...

A few small ways to get out of your comfort zone

This week, we’re talking about how to fall in love with your home by getting out of your comfort zone. Making design decisions can feel scary, but it doesn’t always have to be something as forward as painting a room a bold color. Start with something small, like patterned curtains or a bright colored lamp. […] The post A few small ways to get out...

Homework: How to Get out of your Comfort zone in your home

This week we’re focusing on how to fall in love with your home by getting out of your comfort zone, and as you can imagine, the homework is going to be oh so fun. We really want you to put yourself out there and do something that pushes your limits of comfort. When we decided […] The post Homework: How to Get out of your Comfort zone in your home...

Fall in love with your home by getting out of your comfort zone

I remember when I had the idea to paint Polly’s room purple. I really wanted to do it, but I was nervous about it. The last time I painted a room purple, it was our living room and ten years ago and I still had queasy feelings about purple all these years later. But I […] The post Fall in love with your home by getting out of your comfort zone appeared...

Casual Friday: Start of the guest house!?

We decided to continue to live in a hotel down the street from our house until our moving truck comes on 7/21 (and the floors are ready for us!). However, my mom just booked a ticket to come see us on July 23rd! So the guest house needs a good scrubbing and we need to […] The post Casual Friday: Start of the guest house!? appeared first on Chris Loves...

We Asked “Renovation Husbands” 5 Questions

It’s that day of the week again! I’m handing my teacher torch over today to a couple of real experts who have been loving on their Boston Queen Anne Victorian for over three years and creating meaningful routines along the way to make it feel like home faster. Their historic home is a mecca of […] The post We Asked “Renovation Husbands” 5 Questions...

A few favorites to inspire (or enhance) new rituals

This week, we’re talking about creating rituals in your home. I rounded up some things that bring comfort and joy in my home, along with a few rituals I would love to develop. We don’t need a special occasion for fresh flowers or linen napkins. Light the candle. Turn on the lamps. Let’s make every day feel […] The post A few favorites to inspire (or...

CREATE A RITUAL: Inspo and Homework

Yesterday we talked about falling in love with your home by creating rituals, and today we’re going to start putting some simple, meaningful rituals into practice. Practice, being the key word here, because no ritual was made overnight. It takes time to build your morning routine, your evening routine, your “weekend s’mores roasting” routine, but […]...

CLJ Summer School: Fall in love with your home by creating rituals

Welcome to week 2 of #cljsummerschool: How to fall in love with your home in 30 days. You all went to WORK last week. I loved seeing all your purging before and after photos and honestly felt inspired. You guys keep me going! This week we’re talking all about how you can love your home […] The post CLJ Summer School: Fall in love with your home by...

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