Midwest Home’s Top 10 Instagram Posts of 2021

The year of 2021 was a special one for Midwest Home: We celebrated our 20th anniversary Luxury Home Tour, kicked off the inaugural Midwest Home Design Awards, and showcased the very best of our...

A New Century-Old House by Kyle Hunt & Partners

Photos by SpacecraftingWhen a couple with three boys decided to move from their urban abode to a family-focused neighborhood in Deephaven, they selected an idyllic setting in which to build their dream home. But...

Fall in Love with Finlanders Farm

Photos by Chelsie LopezAs soon as Marcelle Timonen stepped foot on this Delano property, she could picture her three daughters running through the apple orchard and enjoying the surrounding nature. Framed by a white...

Craft a Floral Wall Hanging: Paisley and Sparrow’s Jen Biswas Tells You How

Photos provided by Jen BiswasJen Biswas, the busy blogger and professional DIYer we spoke with last week about stenciling her powder bath, might be “a crazy plant lady and mom of three who loves...

The Collective: Tin Cup Design Co.

Portrait by Along an Inland Sea || Products by Poly MendesJordan Sundberg of Tin Cup Design Co. is more than just an illustrator—she’s also a storyteller and archivist of the seasons. Crafting her works from...

Home Remodel? Landscape Re-Do? There’s an App for That

The DIY approach to re-envisioning your interior décor, a room or home remodel, or landscape design has never been more at your fingertips than now. Home and landscape design apps are proliferating, providing homeowners...

2021 National Kitchen & Bath Association Design Awards

Large Kitchen 1st Place Family Farmhouse Danielle Lardani, Studio M Kitchen & BathTo make much-needed improvements to this young family’s kitchen, floating shelves, larder-style cabinets, and a wall removal (which created clear sightlines to the living room) were top...

Wildwood Kitchens and Baths: A One-Stop Shop for a Room or Whole-House Design

Photos providedKitchen and bath designer Janel Swanson was selling cabinetry online to her clients when she quickly realized “people spending a large amount of money on a product want to see it before the...

Stenciling a Powder Bath: Paisley & Sparrow’s Jen Biswas Shares Her Story

Photos by Paisley & SparrowMinneapolis lifestyle blogger Jen Biswas is just as lively and creative as she appears in her Paisley & Sparrow blogs. Her “biggest joy is helping others find joy in their...

New Shop: Brick + Linen in Stillwater

Photos provided Visitors to downtown Stillwater will notice a new addition to the north end of Main Street—Brick + Linen. Reminiscent of a smaller-scale Pottery Barn, this cozy home décor shop is filled with an...

Sherwin-Williams’ 2022 COTY Evergreen Fog Communicates Calm and Carrying On

When Sherwin-Williams revealed its 2022 Color of the Year (COTY), Evergreen Fog, Victoria Sass’ first thought was, “It’s very conservative. This color doesn’t rock the boat. It feels very safe, and comfortable, and peaceful.”As...

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Photos by Janelle Olson || Styling by Paula Bjerketvedt Golden Grandeur Nothing says glitz and glamour quite like gold, and these gleaming gifts are sure to add a touch of festive flair to every abodePortrait, $150 and up,...

Go-To Guide: Festive Florals with Laine Moire Floral Design

Photos providedTo Marie Raley, owner and lead designer of Minnetonka-based Laine Moire Floral Design, finding flowers that can handle frosty Minnesota winters is what holiday décor is all about. From outdoor pots to full-blown...

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...

From Pop-Up to Permanent: Brooke & Lou Storefront Now Open at 50th and France

Photos courtesy of Brooke & LouEarlier this year, interior designer, entrepreneur, and tastemaker Bria Hammel introduced her first brick-and-mortar venture: a six-month pop-up shop at the Nolan Mains shopping center at the corner of 50th...

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent Fuse Timeless Memories with Modern Upgrades in HGTV Show

If you’re looking for a new show to obsess over, look no further than Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent’s newest HGTV renovation series, “The Nate and Jeremiah Home Project.” The show stars Minnesota-native Berkus...

New Exhibition: Ethereal Willow Sculptures by Martha Bird

Photos courtesy of Susan Hensel GalleryArtist Susan Hensel opened her eponymous gallery in 2004 as an exhibition space and workplace in which she could create her unique small- and large-scale multi-disciplinary textile works. Today,...

Trestle Homes’ Owner Builds His Forever Home Near Lake Harriet

Photos by SpacecraftingPeter Crain, the owner of Trestle Homes, is in boss mode as he leads a tour of his new Lake Harriet house. “Josh, close the drapes.” “Josh, turn the lights on at...

Sustainable 9 Design + Build Creates the Perfect Partnership

Photos by Spacecrafting“Sustainability and luxury are at the core of what we do,” says Chad Hanson, managing general partner of Sustainable 9 Design + Build. For those planning on purchasing a luxury home, he...

The Collective: House Copper & Cookware

Product photos by Christian Watson || Portrait by John DahmenAs a coppersmith, Sara Dahmen has one foot in the now and one in the past, but her journey to becoming an artisan maker did not...