Local Interior Designer Bria Hammel Featured in New Book “On Style”

By Maggie Selner Locals are proud to see Minnesotan interior designer Bria Hammel’s inclusion in the new book On Style: Inspiration and Advice from the New Generation of Interior Design. The book, available Sept. 24,...

Life in Color 2019

2019 Jury Jeff Bengtson, owner, Isles Studio Bria Hammel, principal, Bria Hammel Interiors Bethany Wrede Peterson, principal, Atelier Wrede Anna Bjorlin, senior editor, Midwest Home Mandy Finders, senior art director, Midwest Home Colors, like features, follow the...

Sea-Inspired Home Decor Finds

Photos by Janelle Olson Styling by Tim Creagan Teal scalloped headboard, $362, Skyline Furniture, Target // Velvet shell pillows, $80-130, Tamar Mogendorff // White scalloped comforter set, $50, Mother of pearl table lamp by Nicole Miller,...

Hygge & West’s Latest Collection of Whimsical Designs

When it comes to playful patterns, there’s no better season than summer to incorporate them into your home, and Hygge & West’s latest collection makes it easier than ever. The Minneapolis-based online retailer, known...

A Massive Makeover for a Minnetonka Mansion

Photos by Spacecrafting No question, the house was already fabulous. With its stone exterior, ornate balustrades and balconies, two staircases, pillars, and arches, the 9,000-square-foot two-story built in 2002 had the feel of an old-world English...
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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,...
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Three Interior Design Courses Worth Your Money

With all the interior design inspiration sprawled across HGTV, Pinterest, and Midwest Home on the daily, it's understandable if you're feeling intrigued by (or maybe even a little infatuated with) the inner workings of...
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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...

Intentional Style

Photos by Wing Ta "I just think guys can do better,” says biology professor and sartorial influencer Paul Buttenhoff. “Less pleats, fewer Crocs.” The current program director for St. Catherine University’s liberal arts and sciences...

Brooke & Lou Showcases Classic Spring Styles

Photos courtesy Brooke & Lou If you’re looking to freshen up your interior spaces for the new season, make sure to check out Brooke & Lou’s new spring collection of home accessories and décor. Inspired...

Chinoiserie Made Modern

Photos by Josh Grubbs Styled by Mickie Clark Vintage butterfly wallpaper, $50, Retro Wanderlust // Perfect View Poppy fabric, $38 per yard, The Fabric Co. // Vintage red oriental wallpaper, $39, Patrick Street, Etsy // Catalina...
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Editor’s Product Pick: Century Studio Lamps

Besides Tiffany lamp reproductions, this Twin Cities studio has made a name for itself for its commissions and designs