My wife and daughter are diehard “Fixer Upper” fans on HGTV.  Ok, I get a kick out of the show too.  I can relate to Chip Gaines dorkiness if not his capable construction skills.

If Waco, Texas is a little too far to go for Joanna Gaines’s magic touch on staging and redecorating,  there are lessons to be learned from a little binge watching.

Here are six ideas that the willowy Jo, the brains of the duo, uses in every renovation.

  1. Word art.
  2. Dramatic range hoods.
  3. Pendant lights.
  4. Open shelving.
  5. A farmhouse sink.
  6. Casual seating.