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Accent Pillows by Barbara O’Brien

The animal photographer's close-up flower shots make a bold statement.
A portrait of Heather Strommen in her home.

Inside Heather Strommen’s Home

Heather Strommen started a blog four years ago to document the restoration of her 1937 Colonial home on Lake Minnetonka for friends and family. That project morphed into the Instagram account @sweetshadylane, where she posts...

Suess Inspired Style

Theodore Geisel would've turned 115 this month but his whimsical creations live forever. Here are some home accessories that capture the spirit of Suess.

Lucy Penfield of Lucy Interior Design Delights Her Clients with Vibrant Mood Boards: Now,...

Mood boards provided by Lucy Interior DesignMood boards aren’t new, but the ways in which designers use them continue to evolve. Lucy Penfield, the genius and design principal behind Lucy Interior Design in Minneapolis,...

This Lowry Hill Kitchen is a Culinary Delight

Photos by SpacecraftingThe empty nesters who inhabit this dreamy Tudor Revival in Minneapolis’ Lowry Hill neighborhood raised a family of creatives: Their two grown children (plus their partners) all boast artistic talents, and it’s...
A portrait of Erik Wyckoff in his woodworking shop.

Minnesota Makers: Erik Wyckoff

All of your woodworking needs in one place
Anna and Nathanael Bailey of Bailey Builds in their shop with their dog, Oakley.

Bailey Builds

With their loyal shop dog Oakley at foot, Anna and Nathanael Bailey of Bailey Builds craft distinct pieces of art using reclaimed wood in their Duluth workshop

Modern Mediterranean Style in Medina

Photos by Alyssa LeeWhile the exterior of this sprawling estate nods to traditional Mediterranean architecture with a red terracotta tile roof, white-painted stucco siding, and generously rounded arches, the grand front door opens to...

Best Friends from Minneapolis Launch a Removable Wallpaper Line Inspired By Curaçao Vacation

Photos provided by She SheWhen Kate Worum and Jenny Hornig met, they became instant best friends. They were introduced by two people who thought they would complement each other’s style, creativity, and drive—and they...

Handcrafted Wood Art and LGBTQ+ Community Activism Make Hagen and Oats One to Watch

Whether you need a wall-mounted bottle opener, a “stainbow” Minnesota sign, or a wooden portrait of a furry friend, Hagen and Oats has you covered when it comes to wood-based crafts.Nikki Hollerich and Anna...

Ideas to Steal: Cabinetry & Millwork

Top to Bottom  Add visual interest to your space with two-toned cabinetry, incorporating two colors or woods that complement and coordinate between uppers and lowers. Fusion Designed pulled off the aesthetic with ease in this...

Five Minnesota Ceramicists You Need to Know

Have you ever wondered about the faces behind your favorite mug or set of plates? Here, we peek at five ceramicists dipping in and out of the kiln to make beautiful, functional pieces in...

Alexandra Gray Bennett’s Historic Home Has A Handcrafted Touch

Photos by Wing TaYou’d never know Alexandra Gray Bennett hasn’t gotten more than three or four hours of uninterrupted sleep a night for the past eight months—the co-owner of contemporary quilt maker Louise Gray...
A collection of wool blankets from Faribault Woolen Mill Co.

MN Makers’ New Blankets

Whether you’re in the market for a durable and lightweight blanket for outdoor endeavors or searching for a handspun, chic throw to dress up a loveseat, these Minnesota-made blankets have you covered—literally. Faribault’s Wool...
A collection of plants in vases and pots.

Forcing Spring (Bulbs)

Force your way into spring with these flowers

Marian Parsons’ New Book Guides Readers to Create the Home of Their Dreams

Photos and styling by Marian ParsonsMarian Parsons, aka Miss Mustard Seed, has written books before—as well as created fine art, refinished furniture, crafted a beloved blog, innovated product design (including her own line of...

Now Open: Fox Run at the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes

When husband-and-wife Aaron and Tia Scott began the home decor-focused shop Fox Run Goods in 2019, their mobile marketplace—a 240-square-foot ex-military truck—had enough room to display 13 Minnesota makers' works. Now with a brick-and-mortar...

2020 National Kitchen & Bath Association Design Awards

Large Kitchen 1st Place Balanced & Bright Megan Dent, AKBD, Studio M Kitchen & BathA young couple with two kids struggled to find extended family time in a cramped kitchen, even smaller dining room, and formal living...

Sales + Events: 10/10-10/15

The week in local sales and events for home and garden