“Surround Yourself With Beautiful Things” from The Maker’s Studio

Since Ryan and Suzanne Huggett opened The Maker’s Studio in Excelsior two years ago with curated products from half-a-dozen vendors, the store has grown to include work by more than 55 makers. “Everything is...

2021 Resource Guide

Click each magazine cover for a list of resources from that issue.

25+ Cosmically Fun Finds to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Photo by Janelle Olson || Styling by Anna LundbergFantasia “Diamond Galaxy” wallpaper, $36/double roll, Ralph Lauren “North Hemisphere” wallpaper, $205/double roll, Essentia “Star Collision” wallpaper, $162/double roll, Wallpaper Direct  |  Constellation coaster set, $29, lacquer...

Louise Gray Releases New Tabletop Collection

Written by Emily HeegaardPhotos by Josh Grubbs Louise Gray, a Minnesota-based company known for its artisan-made contemporary quilts, recently released its first line of home goods with the Tabletop Collection—a series of kitchen and dining...

11 Must-Have Items Inspired by Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

These past few years we’ve needed, according to Pantone, revival (Greenery, 2017), visionary thinking (Ultra Violet, 2018), and convivial comfort (Living Coral, 2019). Looking ahead to 2020, the people in Pantone’s think tank have...

RH Minneapolis Offers An Indulgent Design Experience

If you’re considering a home renovation of any size in the near future, design inspiration is sure to be sparked at Restoration Hardware’s newest gallery in Edina. The upscale home furnishings company recently unveiled...

Your Guide to Black Friday, Plaid Friday, and Small Business Saturday—plus the Alternatives

By Erik TormoenIf you plan to do Black Friday like a marathon runner, you probably already know the big-box bargains—at JC Penney (coupons for folks waiting in line before 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day),...

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Photos by Janelle OlsonStyling by Tim CreaganLittle Luxuries Shimmer and sparkle aside, these tiny treasures are perfect for those who love the little things in life. Standing table wreath, from $40, Hudson Flower Shop //...

Bria Hammel Curates A Holiday Collection that Spans the Seasons

Photos courtesy Brooke & LouYou won't find a single Santa Claus figurine or ostentatiously bedecked Christmas tree in Brooke and Lou's latest holiday collection. (Let’s all just breathe a sigh of relief.)In the midst...

Clay Coyote & Dock 6 Pottery Collaborate at Mall of America

For thousands of gift givers across Minnesota, a holiday shopping trip to Mall of America is a given. While you’re there, make sure to stop by pottery pop-up shop Ceramica: A Collaboration in Clay...

Unify Your Home With Upscale Wood-Inspired Décor

Photos by Janelle OlsonStyled by Tim CreaganReclaimed wood, resin, and carbon fiber paddles, from $300, Joseph Fiedler // Live edge walnut and acrylic media cabinet, from $3,400, Blak Haus Furniture // Walnut shell chair,...

Belt Publishing Releases New Book on Midwestern Architecture

If you’re looking to start your holiday shopping early, take a peek at architecture critic Alexandra Lange’s latest book, Midwest Architecture Journeys, a meditation on the forgotten architectural beauty of the Midwest. The book,...

Pikka Design Co. Creates Custom and Affordable Wood Tables

Given how much time is spent around a dining table, it ought to be a good one. If you’ve been struggling to find a hardwood table that balances high quality and low cost, look...

Fall Fashion 2019: Summit Views

Photography by Joel LarsonCreative Direction and Styling by Barbara SchmidtHair and Makeup by Margo GordonModel: Mae Anderson, Ignite Models Nouveau LeanHelmut Lang fur coat, $280, at nordstromrack.com Free People floral dress, $148, at tjmaxx.comOff...

Smith + Trade’s Home Décor and Live-Action Art Shake Up Stillwater

For handmade gifts with an original touch, head to downtown Stillwater and browse Smith + Trade Mercantile to find them all: paintings, pillows, leatherwork, wall art, food, and even the local “smiths” who make...
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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...

10 Expert Tips on Arranging Farmers Market Flowers

Photos by Kait EckerWith flowers bursting out of farmers market stalls, it’s hard to not go home with a bunch of blooms. Tiffany Hammond, a certified floral designer, accredited member of the American Institute...

No Waste for Winsome

When I asked Kathryn Sterner-Sieve of Winsome Goods what possessed her to create Winsome Zero, a product line to eliminate all of her studio's fashion leftovers, she didn’t tell me the statistics, like how...
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Jackie Millea Introduces a New Benchmark in Assistive Devices

In the Midwest Home article celebrating Jackie Millea as the 2018 Emerging Talent, the founding principal of Shelter Architecture in Minneapolis talked a bit about an innovative project fast emerging on her horizon. She...

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