photo from Younghouselove blogTo the decorating-obsessed among us, John and Sherry Petersik have a gig we dream about: They fix up their home, blog about it and get paid.

As the writers of Young House Love, an addictive home-improvement blog, the Petersiks chronicle the do-it-yourself decorating “adventures (and misadventures)” in their Richmond home. They’re not trained carpenters or interior designers. It’s the story they tell about their renovations that has made them successful.

Advertising on the 31 / 2-year-old blog, and other editorial work, now generates enough income to support the entire Petersik family, which includes 10-month-old Clara and a feisty Chihuahua named Burger.

(READ the story at the Washington Post)

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