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You know when you watch a TV show, commercial or movie and find yourself smiling — alone — with the people on the screen? And you're like, "I feel dumb but I'm SO HAPPY right now!" That's how I feel when I watch Chip and Joanna, hosts of Fixer Upper, interact with each other. Not only are they passionate about flipping properties, but they're so in love which makes the return even sweeter.

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, I couldn't resist pulling my favorite warm and fuzzy moments between the duo. Try to make it through these without oohing and aahing.

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Chip and Joanna Gaines in Herb Garden

Chip and Joanna Gaines in Herb Garden

Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines have taken an awkward atrium in Becky and Heath's home and transformed it into a open-air herb garden and space for entertaining.

From: Fixer Upper

"Who won in life? Me. Because I got to marry you." — Chip

Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines pose for a portrait while demolishing the entryway of the Bed and Breakfast, as seen on Fixer Upper. (portrait)

Photo by: Rachel Whyte

Rachel Whyte

"I knew when I married the guy it was going to be an adventurous life. And it hasn't been boring yet." — Joanna

Chip and Joanna Gaines With Dust Masks

Chip and Joanna Gaines With Dust Masks

The favorite tools of HGTV's Fixer Upper co-hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines? "I'm a fan of the hand sander," Joanna says. "When a piece is painted, I like to distress it to give it more character." Chip's pick? The chain saw. "It's a powerful tool that gets the job done fast," he says.

From: Fixer Upper

"Only my wife could pull off the bee suit. She looks like a freakin' supermodel." — Chip

Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines pose in the newly remodeled kitchen of the Dansby home, as seen on Fixer Upper. (portrait)

Photo by: Rachel Whyte

Rachel Whyte

"He's got this energy like an 8-year-old boy ... it's what keeps things interesting around here. And I think that's what makes him such a great dad." — Joanna

Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines in the newly remodeled kitchen, as seen on Fixer Upper. (Portrait)

Photo by: Jennifer Boomer/Getty Images

Jennifer Boomer/Getty Images

"I love it when JoJo walks into a room ... because you're just the most beautiful woman in the room." — Chip

Fixer Upper Valentine's Day 00:20

Chip and Joanna share their family Valentine's Day tradition.

"We've started this new tradition over the past couple of years where Valentines is really a family affair, so all the kids get dressed in their finest … and we cook a really big meal." — Joanna

Chip and Joanna Gaines

Chip and Joanna Gaines

Chip and Joanna Gaines transform homes on HGTV's Fixer Upper

From: Fixer Upper

Photo by: Larsen & Talbert Photography

Larsen & Talbert Photography

"Her dad made the mistake of putting a pic of the family behind the counter at his [automotive] shop. I knew I'd marry her one day just by the picture on the wall." — Chip

Behind the Scenes: Chip and Johanna

Behind the Scenes: Chip and Johanna

Chip and Joanna Gaines take a ride on the homeowners' boat before arriving at their home.

From: Fixer Upper

"I knew he was the one because I knew I could trust him." — Joanna

Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines on the porch of the Zan family's newly remodeled house, as seen on Fixer Upper.

Photo by: Jennifer Boomer/Getty Images

Jennifer Boomer/Getty Images

"I want to look very passionately at you." — Chip

Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines pose for a fun portrait in the newly renovated Jones home, as seen on Fixer Upper. (portrait)

Photo by: Rachel Whyte

Rachel Whyte

"You're just cute." — Joanna

Chip and Joanna Gaines High-Fiving

Chip and Joanna Gaines High-Fiving

Better believe Chip and Joanna Gaines, co-hosts of HGTV's Fixer Upper, have guilty pleasures: Joanna's secret indulgence? All-you-can-eat buffets. Chip's go-to guilty pleasure: "Buying stuff at auction," he says.

From: Fixer Upper

"When we were just dating, I would pick these blooms from Magnolia trees. So when we had the opportunity and were trying to figure out what to name her little boutique, Magnolia Market just stood out to us." — Chip

HGTV's Fixer Upper Hosts Joanna and Chip Gaines

HGTV's Fixer Upper Hosts Joanna and Chip Gaines

Joanna and Chip Gaines, hosts of HGTV's Fixer Upper.

From: Fixer Upper

Photo by: Zack Arias/Used Film Studios

Zack Arias/Used Film Studios

"When we were dating I said that I wanted to play the drums one day ... and the next day he had this whole drum setup, and I learned how to play the drums." — Joanna

28 Things You Love About Chip and Joanna Gaines

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Meet Chip and Joanna Gaines

The hosts of HGTV's hit series Fixer Upper dish about their family, their home and their biggest design mistakes.

On Their Family of Six

On Their Children

"They love being outside, they love farm animals and they are sure to always keep things interesting around here," Joanna says.

On Their Farmhouse

"Our home is a hundred-year-old farmhouse that sits on about 40 acres," Joanna says. The home features casual farmhouse style with lots of repurposed vintage pieces.

From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

On Buying Their Own Fixer Upper

Chip and Joanna's families had complete faith in their renovation skills when they bought their own run-down property. "They have seen some pretty bad homes that we have purchased...this one honestly didn't scare them, mainly because the land was so pretty," the couple says.

On Their Renovation

"When we renovated the house we made sure we kept all the original molding and trim, flooring and shiplap walls to preserve the character," Joanna says.

From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

On Joanna's Favorite Room at Home

Her favorite space post-renovation? The kitchen. "It's the heart of the home for me," she says. "No matter how much is going on, I don't feel overwhelmed because the palette is very clean and fresh. I love the farmhouse sink, and I love looking out the window at the animals and cows while I work."

From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

On Chip's Favorite Room at Home

Chip's favorite room in the house is the boys' room, which comes complete with four custom-made bunk beds, an "Adventure" sign and a basketball hoop.

From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

On Their Extended Family

The Gaines' 40-acre farm is also home to 60 animals, including chickens, cows, goats...

On Their Extended Family

...and horses! (Here, Chip takes a late-afternoon ride.)

On What Their Home Doesn't Have

"We didn't buy a TV when we first got married, and we have yet to buy one," Joanna says.

On Their First Design Project

Their first house as a married couple was "all over the map," Joanna says. "The front room had sailboats in it, the kitchen was mustard yellow and French themed, and the back den was rustic with cedar paneled walls, hanging horns and cow hides. I guess I was testing out my style."

On Their Design Style

Joanna's three-word explanation of their style: "Simple, clean and unexpected," she says. Chip's take? "Whatever Jo likes," he jokes.

On Chip's First Flip

Before he met Joanna, Chip partnered with his parents to buy his first flip property while still in college. "After that I was hooked," Chip says. "I started buying and selling homes and commercial properties."

On Joanna's Start in the Property Business

"When I met Chip, he was renting and flipping properties left and right to college students," Joanna says. "Once I caught on to the concept of buying something that is undervalued to then put value into it and sell it for a profit, I was hooked, too."

On Joanna's Vintage Decor Shop

"I started a local boutique and partnered with Chip to implement the Magnolia style in the homes he was flipping," Joanna says. "We later branched out and started renovations in the central Texas area."

From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Photo By: Sarah Wilson/ Getty Images

On Joanna's First Big Design Mistake

"For our first high-end flip, I chose a tan stucco color," Joanna says. "After it was painted, I pulled up to the house and it looked like a big yellow school bus." Lesson learned? Always buy paint samples.

On Chip's First Big Design Mistake

"I wanted to surprise JoJo with a bold backsplash at a flip property," Chip says. "It took me all day to install this beautiful tumbled-stone backsplash, but when I went to grout it...it soaked up the color and turned maroon. It was horrible, and JoJo was surprised to say the least."

On Their Hidden Talents

You know about their renovation skills, but did you know that Chip can juggle and Joanna can do a back handspring? Believe it.

On the Number One Design Mistake People Make

"When people make their house too practical or too pretty," it doesn't work, Joanna says. Great design is a blend of both, like this functional yet chic white kitchen.

From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

On Their Favorite Power Tools

"I'm a fan of the hand sander," Joanna says. "When a piece is painted, I like to distress it to give it more character." Chip's pick? The chain saw. "It's a powerful tool that gets the job done fast," he says.

On Their Favorite Reactions to a Makeover Reveal

"Jaws dropped, tears, and big hugs," Joanna says. "It made all the hard work worth it."

On Their Favorite Reaction to a Makeover Reveal

(Sometimes the reveal is part laughter, too.)

On Favorite Spots to Find Vintage Goodies

Where does Joanna find all the great products she uses in her farmhouse and in her shop? "Off-the-beaten-path antique stores and flea markets," she says. "My favorite thing to do is hunt for really cool pieces to sell or repurpose and use in my home."

On Their Favorite Guilty Pleasures

Joanna's secret indulgence? All-you-can-eat buffets. Chip's go-to guilty pleasure: "Buying stuff at auction," he says.

On Joanna's Favorite (and Least Favorite) Colors

Joanna loves the color green, but isn't a fan of purple.

On The Couple's Favorite Meals

Joanna's crazy for pasta, while Chip's most-requested dish is chicken-fried steak.

On How to Dress Up Any Room on a Tiny Budget

"Fresh flowers," Joanna says, make a huge impact for a tiny price. Other budget updates: Throw pillows in the living room and bright dishes or tea towels in the kitchen.

From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Photo By: Sarah Wilson/ Getty Images

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