‘Eastcliff: History of a Home’ Available Now

On the banks of the Mississippi River, one St. Paul home holds a historic legacy of architecture, academics, and politics: Eastcliff. From its multiple bedrooms to the library, the carriage house to the catering...

The Collective: Megan Bell Art

Photos courtesy of Megan Bell ArtThere is a gentle nostalgia and “quiet chaos in frenzy” to the representative and abstract works of Megan Bell. This mother of two has been at her easel for...

Shopping Spotlight: Vivid Home

Photos by The Fraiche StudioMinneapolis’ North Loop extends a warm welcome to Vivid Home (formerly Vivid Interiors), one of the newest interior design, home goods, and decor destinations to dot the Twin Cities. Its...

The Collective: Jeff Sorensen

Photos provided  Jeff Sorensen’s glass creations have a certain rebel spirit melded with the finesse of a fine artist. Inspired by a Chihuly exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art while attending Minneapolis College of...

Tips for Hosting an Unforgettable Summer Soiree

To plan a memorable Sunday brunch, pool party, or bridal shower with passion and panache, go all out with expertly designed floral arrangements, balloon arches, and table settings—all of which, when executed flawlessly with...

Sales + Events: June Features Festival Fun

St. Anthony Park Arts FestivalThe St. Anthony Park Arts Festival brings artists, musicians, art lovers, and local communities together for a one-day celebration on the gorgeous grounds of St. Anthony Park Branch Library. This...

Edina Art Fair Announces 2023 Featured Artist: Suyao Tian

Photos provided  The theme of the 2023 Edina Art Fair, considered one of the top 50 art fairs in the United States, is “Art of Connection.” “We live in a time when so many ...

Art-A-Whirl Returns to Northeast Minneapolis

Photos provided  Now in its 28th year, Art-A-Whirl, the largest open studio tour in the country, takes over Northeast Minneapolis May 19-21. One of spring’s outstanding social and art-shopping events, Art-A-Whirl brings together art enthusiasts...

Shop Art Online With American Craft Council’s Virtual Marketplaces

Photos provided  The spring holidays are upon us, including Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and high school and college graduations—not to mention warm-season birthdays. So where, amid the hubbub, can you find one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gifts that...

2023 Ideas to Steal: Flooring and Surfaces

CheckmateWhat’s black, white, and checkerboard all over? Floors—especially in spaces like mudrooms, laundry rooms, and foyers. Traditional, yet wildly on trend, the mudroom in this remodeled 1929 Minneapolis Tudor by Welch Forsman Associates and...

Top 10 Shops for Vintage Furniture and Home Decor

Vintage styles are making a comeback. When it comes to interior design, trends come and go, but today’s focus on sustainable living is leading many people to shop furniture and decor secondhand—not to mention...

Studio Pintura Blooms With Floral Artwork

Photos providedFor six years, Studio Pintura—a gallery and studio co-founded by Lois Rhomberg and Armando Gutiérrez G. in the Northrop King Building—has celebrated spring with a juried exhibition of artwork focused on florals. Until...

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...

Sales + Events: April Presents Vintage Goods, Floral Art, and Locally Produced Cuisine

Photos provided   Eagan Home ShowOne of many home shows happening this April, the south metro’s No. 1 home show is the perfect place to get a jump on your next home project. See the latest...

The Collective: Heidi Derner

Photos provided  Heidi Derner is a multidimensional artist. Her days are split between her “job” as a graphic designer and her love of photography and painting. However, what she is best known for is her...

Horta Culture: Gardening Made Simple

Photos provided  Horta | a fertile field, a garden where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale Culture | a way of life, intangible elements of our social life, gathering, artful outdoor living, the world as...

Room & Board Sustainably Revamps Best-Selling Montego Collection

Photos provided  Edina-based furniture company Room & Board is continuously expanding its sustainable mission. Since 1980, the company has been dedicated to the development of sustainable furniture products. Its Urban Wood Project, a national initiative...

The Ontologia Collection Breaks the Mold With Made-To-Order Light Fixtures

Photos provided  “Ontology is the study of existence… a little heady, I know,” says Victoria Sass, principal and design director of the Minneapolis interior design studio, Prospect Refuge. Nonetheless, the studio’s first product launch is...

Magnetic Magenta

Photos provided   1. Dressed to the Nines Sensational shades of pink, navy, and white comprise this unapologetically bold and daringly dramatic “floral dress” painting by St. Paul visual artist Christina Johnson. Inquire for pricing. christinabjohnson.com2. Visual Warmth Need...

The Collective: Defiant Ceramics

Photos providedKelly Paul didn’t mesh with the art kids, and she didn’t vibe with the corporate world she left behind in 2019 either. This lack of belonging led to the inception of Defiant Ceramics—her...

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