The popularity of HGTV's "Fixer Upper" has made stars of its stars of husband and wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines and an unlikely new vacation destination out of its sleepy hometown, Waco, Texas. On a spring break road trip with his super fan wife (alright, he's kind of a super fan himself), our writer stopped by the Gaines' Magnolia Market and silo grounds for some shopping. Here's what they learned.
"The area under the stairs is often wasted space," says Joanna. "We transformed this spot— once a closet with book storage on one side—into a library nook, which feels perfect for a B&B. I always say 'Look beyond what's already there and make your home work for you.' "