Move Over, Marie Kondo. Swedish Death Cleaning is the New Decluttering Craze

The alarm really sounded when, in February, Richard Eisenberg published an article on Next Avenue titled “Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff.” For years, our mother, an antiques dealer, had stockpiled not only inventory...

Sales + Events: 11/7-11/12

The week in sales and shopping events

“Dirty Laundry” Series at the U Delivers the Dirt on Design

One of the liveliest annual events in the Twin Cities design world is “Dirty Laundry.” Presented by the College of Design at the University of Minnesota, the series (which began in 2008) brings together...
Magnolia at Target

Magnolia Launches at Target

Popular designers Chip and Joanna Gaines have created a home accessories line exclusively for Target.

Local Artist Robin Ann Meyer Launches Wallpaper Line with Hirshfield’s

Luminous seashells. Kaleidoscopic leaves. Indian-inspired paisleys. Architectural motifs. Birds and feathers. All are represented in the wallpaper line local artist and printmaker Robin Ann Meyer launched in partnership with Hirshfield’s Design Resource this week....

After 5 Years, Forage Modern Design Evolves with More Gifts and Art

The modern home store expands with more gifts and original art

Sisyphus: The Kinetic Table That Plays Paths to Wonderment

During an art opening held at a local architecture firm, guests from 5 to 85 sat transfixed around several circular, black steel tables inside of which a steel ball moved with precision, creating intricate...

Sales + Events: 10/31-11/5

The holiday shopping season kicks off with pop-up gift markets and seasonal decor inspiration

Get Into the Spirit of Halloween With These Easy Decorating Tips

Cheap, simple, and creative ways to get your house ready for Halloween.
upcycled design


Upcycling is going beyond simple reuse into the realm of beautiful design.

Trulia Keeps Tabs on What Home Buyers Really Want

Trends in home features come and go—witness shag carpeting and tile countertops. If you’re updating and considering resale potential in the not-too-distant future, it pays to keep tabs what today’s home buyers want.Trulia, the...

How Michele Vig Went from a Caribou Coffee Exec to a Marie Kondo-Approved Home...

The home organization entrepreneur discusses switching careers and her new business, Neat Little Nest

Sales + Events: 10/24-10/29

The week in local shopping and events

The Vignette Box Tells a Story Through Decor

Bring a taste of “Sweet Shady Lane” style to your home with this pre-styled decor box.

Sales + Events: 10/16-10/22

The week's top home and garden events and sales in Minnesota
A person holding a newly framed picture from Framebridge.

Custom Frames by Framebridge

Category disrupter Framebridge is out to change they way we custom frame.

11 Tips for Shopping the Faribault Woolen Mill Warehouse Sale

Snag the biggest deals of the year from the Minnesota heritage brand.

Powder Rooms That Pack A Punch

Powder rooms are an ideal place to indulge your wild side, in decorating.

Sales + Events: 10/10-10/15

The week in local sales and events for home and garden

David Heide Design Studio Wins International Kitchen Design Award for St. Paul Kitchen

David Heide Design Studio (DHDS), the Minneapolis design and architecture firm, won a first-place award in the international 2015-2016 Sub-Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest. The restoration of the traditional kitchen in a St....