Joanna Gaines is a Wife, a Mama, a Designer, a Shop Owner and a TV Star! Between life on the farm with her family and her work in the hit television show Fixer Upper, Joanna also manages to have an amazing professional career in the world of design, but also as a businesswomen. She’s currently the co-owner and co-founder of Magnolia, a design and real estate company that’s been thriving in the United States!
Born in Kansas, Joanna graduated from Baylor University with a degree in communications and was inspired to join the world of design while interning in New York. Believe it or not, despite her insanely sophisticated design skills, Gaines had zero interior design background when she started flipping houses with her husband. She now has a better experience and design knowledge than most design graduates, but she learned it all by working
She appreciates the old ways of living, simple and hard-working with home at the center. But she’s also known for bringing her NYC inspired ideas and eye for design back to her roots in Waco, Texas. If you ever saw any project of Joana Gaines you know that she prefers the simple, fresh and timeless, making old things new, and seeing the potential in every project. By preserving and highlighting the character of each home, Joanna Gaines keeps things original and create functional spaces that inspire and encourage others to own their space.
If you got to live in a gorgeous, renovated farmhouse designed by Gaines, chances are your favorite room would be the master bedroom, with wooden floors and a plush bed, or perhaps the cozy sitting room with a fireplace. But Gaines’ favorite room is a bit of a surprise. She shared in an interview with Today that her favorite room is the Laundry Room, and that she loves to gave this sometimes neglected room a complete makeover that will transform it in a place that inspires!
Her personal project, Magnolia, was founded in 2003, when Joanna Gaines decided to open her own shop. This emerging passion complemented Chip’s (her husband) experience, and together they began remodeling and flipping homes. This company is doing remarkably well and as helped Gaines become one of the most successful businesswomen in America.
She’s also known for her television work Fixer Upper that allowed her to become a US Celebrity. She’s currently one of the designers with the most followers on Instagram with more than eleven million followers. A huge number that made her one of the first design influencers of Instagram! You can check a profile for a better understanding of her career and style!