Your Guide to Black Friday, Plaid Friday, and Small Business Saturday—plus the Alternatives

By Erik Tormoen If you plan to do Black Friday like a marathon runner, you probably already know the big-box bargains—at JC Penney (coupons for folks waiting in line before 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day),...

A Hillside St. Paul Garden Teems With History

Photos by Tracy Walsh When Lynn Dobson and Tony Thoe bought their mid-century modern home in St. Paul in 2011, they became the third owners of the unique property, which was featured in Better Homes...

Impress Your Guests With These Five Holiday Dishes

Photos by Terry Brennan || Prop Styling by Tim Creagan Food Styling by Lara Miklasevics || Recipes by Robin Asbell Creamy Sweet Potato and Orange Soup with Pistachio Garnish Makes 6 Servings Sweet potatoes make a gorgeous, harvest-orange...

Interior Design Studio Prospect Refuge’s New Look

After realizing their growing studio in Northeast Minneapolis needed more space, founder and principal designer Victoria Sass and her team at Prospect Refuge Studio decided a relocation was in order. When the boutique design firm moved...

Midwest Home’s November/December 2019 Resources

Holiday Gift Guide Ampersand, 3445 Galleria, Edina, 952-920-2118, ampersandshops.com Anthropologie, multiple metro locations, 612-285-9164, anthropologie.com Cooks of Crocus Hill, multiple metro locations, cooksofcrocushill.com Cost Plus World Market, 4250 W. 78th St., Bloomington, 952-831-1941, stores.worldmarket.com ...

TJB Homes’ Craftsmanship Shines Bright in Lake Elmo Home

Photos by Spacecrafting See for yourself: The master bedroom in this chic Lake Elmo home is a stunner. Tiered ceilings and floating dark wood beams will catch your eye and hold your gaze, while a...

St. Louis Park Art Fair Returns For Second Year

  Every summer, dozens of long-established art fairs pop up and pull visitors from near and far. We all know the Edina Art Fair, which recently celebrated its 53rd year; the Uptown Art Fair, annually...
Cupcake Flower Wreath

Use Edible Flowers to Add Flair to Your Sweet Treats

As children growing up in the botanical bounty of the Midwest, many of us can remember playing with flowers, herbs, and lots of weeds for our make-believe games. In her new book, Botanical Baking,...

No Waste for Winsome

When I asked Kathryn Sterner-Sieve of Winsome Goods what possessed her to create Winsome Zero, a product line to eliminate all of her studio's fashion leftovers, she didn’t tell me the statistics, like how...
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Editor’s Product Pick: Kibak Tiles

Whether it’s in the bathroom, the kitchen, or the basement, a tile design can make or break a room, and we’re confident Kibak Tile’s hand-painted, patterned tiles will achieve the former result. With more than...

Sales + Events: May 27-June 2 Features The Edina Art Fair

Edina's 50th Street & France Avenue may be well known for its many lifestyle and luxury boutiques, but once per year, it transforms into a different kind of shopping destination: the Edina Art Fair. There's...
The storefront of Habitation + Design in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

In Case You Missed It…

Wonders of Wallpaper Amy Rice is one of the most beloved artists and artisans in Minnesota. Her new, art-inspired, signature wallpaper line is self-adhesive, water-based, and non-toxic with a matte finish and texture. Read more. Master...