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!

The Chalkboard Crate 8 Ways


  When I opened Magnolia Market in 2003, I wanted to offer Waco, Texas something different than the few home decor chains that dotted our city. I wanted to give them ideas and inspiration just as much as I wanted…

My Garden Fresh Favorites | 3 Tomato Recipes


  I’ve said it a million times—when I started my garden a few years ago, I managed to kill more plants than I’m proud of admitting to. But tomatoes were always a staple that I managed to keep alive. And…

Paint Stories Volume 3: Perfect Grays


  There really is nothing better than a perfect gray—the soft neutral that you can paint your entire house with and never get sick of. In this “paint stories” blog, I want to share with you the perfect grays from…

Grass Stains and a Grateful Heart


  Seeing your son knock a pitch clear across a baseball diamond is what I imagine watching your favorite major league player hit one out of the park in a world series game feels like. When he makes it on…

Season 4 Filming Update


  Why is Chip climbing up on the silos? I honestly can’t remember and it doesn’t really look like I was planning to catch him if he fell. One thing I can definitely guarantee about Season 4, is there will…

Practicing Thankfulness


  As the weather starts to warm up, I’m reminded how quickly the school year is winding down. So many exciting things happen this time of year. I can feel my kids’ anticipation of the season to come, and it…

Paint Stories Volume 2: Moody Colors


  In my second paint stories blog, (Read the first volume here) I wanted to introduce you to my favorite “moody” shades from my Top 25 Collection. I would define the genre “moody” as deep, with its own unique feeling…

Gardening: Start Small


  About 4 years ago, Chip bought a flip house that I didn’t love. I just wanted to get it done and sell it and move on. But Chip had other plans and before I knew it, our family was…

A Letter to Moms


I love that we set aside a whole day to honor and celebrate the women who raised us. My mom was an amazing mother who dedicated her life to her three daughters. She was selfless yet strong- and the most…

Lemon Pie Recipe


I love dessert and that’s no secret. But even more than I love eating it, I love having something sweet ready for after dinner. It’s a little extra work on the front end, but it’s worth it to see how…


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