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Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff

The funny and talented Chip Gaines is well known to millions of people as a TV star, renovation expert, bestselling author, husband to Joanna, and father of 4 in Waco, Texas. But long before the world took notice, Chip was a serial entrepreneur who was always ready for the next challenge, even if it didn’t quite work out as planned. Whether it was buying a neighborhood lau
Carrie Morgan

Jan 09, 2018

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did not like it

It felt like I was reading The Magnolia Story all over again but just from his point of view. I found it boring and draggy. Love the Gaines but could’ve done without this book.

SheLove2Read

Dec 02, 2017

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it was amazing

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2017

If you’re a fan of Fixer Upper (and who isn’t, right?) you are abundantly familiar with Chip Gaines. He’s one half of the successful duo of Chip and Joanna Gaines of Waco, Texas, who have taken their love of home renovation and decorating to the masses on HGTV.

This book is about Chip’s beginnings and how he started out in business, met and married Joanna, and ended up with a TV show and successful interior decorating business. But it’s also about how Chip made a lot of mistakes along the way an

This book is about Chip’s beginnings and how he started out in business, met and married Joanna, and ended up with a TV show and successful interior decorating business. But it’s also about how Chip made a lot of mistakes along the way and the lessons he has learned from those mistakes. Chip’s a very humble guy on TV and his book comes across the same way. He’s funny, but smart in all the ways that count. I really enjoyed it from start to finish. A few times, he even made me cry. (I won’t say why – it may not for you, but for me it rang personal.)

My favorite line: “It’s infinitely better to fail with courage than to sit idle with fear.”
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