Chip and Joanna Gaines‘ The biggest fixer upper is yet to be revealed!
After renovating a castle in Waco, Texas, the founders of Magnolia show off the fruits of their labor in the sixth and final episode of Advanced Modifier: Fortress.
“This project was the ultimate upgrade of all upgraders. I mean, this historic restoration is a whole different ball game,” Chip says in an exclusive clip shared by. Parade.com. “When you think about the exterior, we redid the stone and I would say it was like a completely new version of the house, but it was a big debate.”
Joanna adds, “Any other house, I just feel like I know what I want and I’m straight. I’m in a hurry. Something about every time I got to the cage, I just felt paralyzed like I’d just freeze. And I wouldn’t know what to make of my decision.”
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The The Stories We Tell The author admitted in an exclusive clip that the stone castle was his “kind of stumped.” “Chip had to step in and make the decision for me because I didn’t want to mess it up and now every time I smoke it’s like it was a good decision,” Joanna says.
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The Advanced Modifier stars purchased the more than 100-year-old mansion, known as “Cottonland Castle,” in 2019. “Chip never stopped dreaming out loud about how fun it would be to restore the house to its former glory,” Joanna wrote in the winter issue of 2019. of Magnolia Magazine.
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The Magnolia Table The star revealed in his letter that Chip saw “beauty and potential” in the property years before him. “Without a doubt, this is a fix unlike any other we’ve ever faced,” Joanna wrote. “Although we have no idea what it will be, what Chip knew all along, deep in his bones, and what I’ve learned to see as well, is this: Looking behind the cracks in the masonry, past the rotting floorboards, past the wilderness taking over the backyard , there is a lot of beauty to be found in this ancient fort.”
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Although at the time there was no “knowing exactly how” their adventure would unfold, Joanna wrote that “the dream – Chip’s dream from so many years ago, the dream of what this old house could be – that dream is still very much alive. Mainly because Chip and I have learned to be faithful to the process. We have known intimately the reward that awaits us on the other side, the reward that comes with the will to dig, to fight for something within the project. or within ourselves we may not even recognize. And to believe and let go that there is beauty found in everything.”
Take a look Advanced Modifier: Fortress finale Nov. 18 at 9pm EST on Magnolia Network, discovery+, HBO Max and the Magnolia app
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