Newsmakers: Their DIY website is so popular he quit his job. Meet Chris & Julia Marcum.

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In this edition of East Idaho Newsmakers, Nate Eaton talks with Chris and Julia Marcum. The Rexburg couple is behind the successful Chris Loves Julia Do-It-Yourself website and social media channels.

Chris and Julia have been packing in the home projects and renovations in their fixer upper home – documenting the daily details of their DIY feats and failures. Over the years, their website has become so popular that Chris was able to quit his full-time job and focus exclusively on chrislovesjulia.com.

Nate speaks with Chris and Julia about how their website began, how it gained such a large following, why the couple continually turns down television shows and what’s next.

Watch the video above for the entire conversation. Click here to visit the Marcums’ site and their Instagram page.

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