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LiLu Interiors Reimagines a St. Paul Kitchen

When Heidi and Michael were in search of a rightsized home, they found a 1938 bungalow in St. Paul that was the perfect fit. They fell in love with its walkable Highland neighborhood, its...

5 Holiday Markets & Boutiques to Shop This Season

For thousands of gift givers across our snowy state, a trip to a local holiday market or boutique is a given. Expect to find the perfect gift for the pickiest of people at these...

Going the Final Mile

Photos by Amanda Marie BirnieEd Guzek describes the process of building a new house in Golden Valley as easy. He and his husband, Paul Bechard, had the plans done in two months and moved...
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Trendspotting: Flea Market Portraits

Vintage portraits can add gravitas, history, mood and a little something unexpected to spaces.

Sales + Events: January 23-29

Check out these home & garden events and sales this week in the Twin Cities.

The Collective: Ashtyn Sibinski

Photos providedThe beautiful randomness of Ashtyn Sibinski’s artwork is inspiring and thought-provoking. Known for her comforting color palettes that change with the season, her art is an extension of her mood at hand. From...

Vela Interior Design Brings Style and Sophistication to a Guest Suite Refresh

When a family member came to Kimberly Scanlon of Vela Interior Design looking to refresh her home’s guest suite, originally fashioned as a nanny’s quarters with a bedroom, bathroom, and kitchenette, the interior designer...

Three Holiday House Tours Inspire Historic Reveries

Three iconic Twin Cities homes, managed to retain their historic grandeur, open their doors during the holiday season to visitors seeking respite from their own domestic dramas. Enter and find yourself immersed in another...

Catching Up With the Fox Family

Heather and Brad Fox have it all going on, and neither a pandemic nor an early winter are slowing them down. Realtors and designers with their real estate and renovation company Fox Homes, the...

Catch A Copy of B. J. O. Nordfeldt: American Internationalist

Let the seascapes, portraits, and still lifes of B. J. O. Nordfeldt decorate your walls and your coffee table. This 160-page catalogue explores the Swedish-born American printmaker and painter's modernist works—from oil paintings and...

Adorned Homes Wins Prestigious KBIS | NKBA Award

Photos provided  When Katie Kurtz purchased the 1900s-era former repair shop on a busy corner of downtown White Bear Lake, she could easily see past the long-vacant structure’s deterioration, garage doors beneath sheetrock, and cars...

M/I Homes’ New Maple Grove Townhome Community Caters to All

Photos courtesy of M/I HomesThe Minneapolis team at M/I Homes is no stranger to fast-paced growth. In fact, the year after the Ohio-based builder bought Hans Hagen Homes in December 2015, it closed on...

Durable Materials and Reclaimed Wood Texturize An All-White Abode by Lenox House Design

Photos by SpacecraftingWhy would a woman with three young boys, a dog, and a husband who hunts want an all-white house? Here’s the backstory.When pregnant with her first child, she and her husband were...

Artistic Expression: The 2018 ASID MN Interior Design Awards

As a go-to source for homeowners looking to create their dream homes, the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is committed to creating interiors that fit clients’ lifestyles while reflecting their individual personalities. Every...

A Seasonal Soirée

Photos by SpacecraftingFor Megan Burton, owner of Milton House Design Collective, the ability to comfortably entertain guests is one of her favorite aspects about her Roseville home—whether it’s hosting her annual Thanksgiving Day feast...

Saint Paul Art Crawl: Art as a Rite of Spring

It’s an annual rite of spring: the St. Paul Art Collective and Lowertown Arts District’s spring Saint Paul Art Crawl. In particular, the Lowertown Lofts Artists Cooperative—with multiple floors of artists’ studios open and...
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Online Shopping Oasis

Sometimes it’s easier to stay in, dress down, and spend up from the comfort of your home and ease of your laptop. Snag unique wall art, search for a new bedside table, or splurge...

Nine Plant Shops to Visit in the Twin Cities

In the past two years, plant shops and nurseries have seen a rise in popularity with millennials aiming to expand plant collections—according to a survey courtesy of Garden Product News. Shoppers can set goals...

Get the Look: Serving Chic

Perched above the rolling emerald hills of Stillwater Country Club and only minutes from the community’s historic downtown, an expansive 5,592-square-foot abode—dubbed “Modern Brick House”—by Divine Custom Homes beckons as a haven for both...

Design at its Finest: The 2020 ASID-MN Interior Design Awards

A flawless design is not determined as such just because it’s easy on the eyes (although that’s certainly a plus). Clients often turn to interior designers to entirely rethink and revitalize their spaces; to...

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