AT HOME | a blog by Joanna Gaines

Wife. Mom. Renovator. Designer. Shop owner. Homebody. Watch us on HGTV's Fixer Upper Tuesdays 9/8pm CST!

Our Second Fixer Upper


  Quote from The Magnolia Story The second house Chip and I ever lived in is where I kind of hit my stride with decor and design. You’ll read all about it in The Magnolia Story, but in the meantime,…

Paint Stories Volume V: Neutrals


  The most beautiful neutrals are those that are soft, timeless and subtle enough to really let your family’s story be the focal point of the space. These five colors, Antique Rose, Carter Creme, Soft Landing, Ella Rose and True…

July Magnolia Makeover

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  Well, a month has come and gone and it’s time to announce our JULY #MagnoliaMakeover winner! Our winner this month is @chrismajormills! Christine submitted her master bedroom as her entry in hopes of having a space for her and…

Taking a Break


  Home is my retreat at the end of a long day. Not because I love our house, which I do, or because that’s where my greenhouse is, which I love. But because home is where my family is. And…

Book Excerpt: The Baylor Wash ‘N Fold


Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing a few excerpts from the book and bringing you with us down memory lane as we retell fun throwback stories from before marriage, early marriage and even one of our first fixers….

Chip as a Dad


  If you walk into my house and hear my kids squealing, it is most likely that Chip has started a round of “tickle torture” with the kids. When Chip and I were dating, I used to wonder what he…

June Magnolia Makeover

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You know how much chip loves demo day? Well, that’s about how much I love the decorating side of renovations. So, I thought I’d host a giveaway that would let me kind of get outside the box, and bring a…

My Little Reader


  It’s not out of the ordinary for my oldest daughter, Ella, to go missing around the house. My other three will be outside playing this or that and Ella is nowhere to be found. When I call the kids…

Paint Stories Volume 4: Bold Colors


I’m typically put in a box as someone who only loves shades of white and gray. And though it’s true, I typically gravitate toward neutrals, I can also appreciate bold shades that make more of a statement and really change…

Barn Raising


  As you might have seen, we had ourselves a little barn raising on the Silos grounds a few weeks back. We’re getting close to our first summer at the silos, and the weather is already heating up. Without a…


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