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Amy Carlson Gustafson

Amy Carlson Gustafson is an award-winning Twin Cities journalist and freelance writer who spent 16 years as a features reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She enjoys watching home improvement shows including just about anything on HGTV and past episodes of “This Old House.”

TJB Homes’ Craftsmanship Shines Bright in Lake Elmo Home

Photos by SpacecraftingSee for yourself: The master bedroom in this chic Lake Elmo home is a stunner. Tiered ceilings and floating dark wood beams...
Stately tapered columns with wide stone foundations are a striking element in the exterior of this new modern cottage by Hartman Homes. Part of Midwest Home's 2018 Luxury Home Tour.

All in the Details

This Lake Elmo home offers picturesque golf course views and upscale elements without sacrificing warmth
Situated on the edge of the scenic Royal Club championship golf course, the home features a three-car garage and a paver courtyard leading up to the front door. Part of Midwest Home's 2018 Luxury Home Tour.

Rustic Charm

A new build with a chic farmhouse cottage feel makes itself right at home on a popular golf course that serves up serene views
Christmasy front room with mini trees and festive chairs

Summit Avenue Manse Dresses for the Holidays

Step inside Shari and Roger Wilsey's Summit Avenue home in St. Paul, expertly decorated for holiday parties and ringing in the season.
Porch overlooking Lake Minnetonka with a porch swing and chair and drink cart.

Summer Getaway on Lake Minnetonka

This nautical & East Coast-inspired lake home on Lake Minntetonka offers its family all the conveniences of a summer getaway without the 4 1/2 hour drive.