Category Archives: Happenings

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A Night In

A few months ago, Julia asked me to change the way we think about photographing our homes. Let me explain – have you ever noticed that bloggers are always (always!) chasing that daylight? But what if we started pulling out the camera in theKEEP READING >

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On Air with Chris and Julia

Have you listened to the Chris Loves Julia podcast yet? When Julia told me they were about to launch a podcast, my immediate thought was yes! Give me all the podcasts! As my go-to girlfriend for all things home (and my texting confidante when tornKEEP READING >

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The Challenges of Renovation Indecision

One of the biggest perks we get from writing about our home renovation is connecting with like-minded people – you know, you. We receive emails on anything from where we like to shop to who we’d recommend for plumbing and electrical andKEEP READING >

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A Chicago Salvage Shop with Purpose

Remember the Great Door Hunt of 2013? We learned a lot of lessons that summer when it comes to shopping second-hand, and although our silly story saw us through ups, downs and in-betweens, we came out on top. Hooray! As frustrated as that journeyKEEP READING >

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Well Done, 2015 + a Big Thank You

Even as we wind down our year, we still have a tall order ahead of us. On our ambitious agenda? Starting the bathroom tile (and nailing down every last detail on how many bullnose pieces we’ll need for the walls), mapping out our plan ofKEEP READING >

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6 Years Old + Ask Anything

6 years! That’s how long ago we bought the domain for Yellow Brick Home, thinking, I bet there are other people out there that love DIY, too. And a big glass of red wine. In 6 years, we’ve learned a lot about our personal style –KEEP READING >