Chip and Joanna Gaines may be miracle workers but they simply can't do everything. So when they opened Magnolia House B&B they recruited semi-retirees Rob and Marianne Ward as potential managers. First, though, they'd have to convince the Wards to move into the adjacent carriage house. And before that could happen, they'd have to undertake a major renovation on the carriage house itself.

Chip and Joanna Gaines may be miracle workers but they simply can't do everything. So when they opened Magnolia House B&B they recruited semi-retirees Rob and Marianne Ward as potential managers. First, though, they'd have to convince the Wards to move into the adjacent carriage house. And before that could happen, they'd have to undertake a major renovation on the carriage house itself.

* *Update - May 2016 Some of you may have been watching Fixer Upper lately - you'll notice that  sweet ol' Joanna Gaines has used this EXACT method in some of the houses  that they've been renovating down in Waco. She calls it "German Smear" and  has been using it to change the looks of many homes this season. You're  welcome Jojo!  One of the first things I knew I wanted to do when we purchased our home  was to white-wash the brick. I wasn't sure what method I wanted to do  specifically but…

* *Update - May 2016 Some of you may have been watching Fixer Upper lately - you'll notice that sweet ol' Joanna Gaines has used this EXACT method in some of the houses that they've been renovating down in Waco. She calls it "German Smear" and has been using it to change the looks of many homes this season. You're welcome Jojo! One of the first things I knew I wanted to do when we purchased our home was to white-wash the brick. I wasn't sure what method I wanted to do specifically but…

A list of some of the best home remodeling ideas if you're on a budget, and want easy and quick updates that really pay off. Lots of before and after photos to get you inspired! Listotic.com

A list of some of the best home remodeling ideas if you're on a budget, and want easy and quick updates that really pay off. Lots of before and after photos to get you inspired! Listotic.com

After.  Kelsey and Trip Purks purchased this '40s era home in the Highlands neigborhood of Waco. Fixer Upper's Chip and Joanna Gaines replaced the original white paint paint with a gray-green exterior accented by white trim and black shutters. They retained the original wide Dutch doors, painted them to mimic the look of dark-stained wood, and added an antique brick-paver walkway to match the chimney.

After. Kelsey and Trip Purks purchased this '40s era home in the Highlands neigborhood of Waco. Fixer Upper's Chip and Joanna Gaines replaced the original white paint paint with a gray-green exterior accented by white trim and black shutters. They retained the original wide Dutch doors, painted them to mimic the look of dark-stained wood, and added an antique brick-paver walkway to match the chimney.

DIY: How to Trim Out Windows and Doors - get a farmhouse look with this easy and inexpensive project - via Love Grows Wild

DIY: How to Trim Out Windows and Doors - get a farmhouse look with this easy and inexpensive project - via Love Grows Wild

Take an exclusive look inside the farmhouse that Chip and Joanna Gaines live in, and get inspired by Joanna Gaines' Fixer Upper style.

Take an exclusive look inside the farmhouse that Chip and Joanna Gaines live in, and get inspired by Joanna Gaines' Fixer Upper style.

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