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Anna Bjorlin

Anna Bjorlin
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Anna Bjorlin is the senior editor of Midwest Home. She has been writing for premier luxury lifestyle magazines and special custom publications since graduating college, and when she's not writing, you can usually find her with her nose stuck in a book.

Island Renewal

Photos by Corey Gaffer When a couple with a shared love of sailing discovered a historic bed-and-breakfast for sale on Madeline Island, they knew they...

Huntington Manor: Orono’s Famous Modern-Day Castle

Photos by Spacecrafting A winding cobblestone driveway leads guests up to Huntington Manor, the majestic 7,774-square-foot fortress known as the modern-day castle in Orono. Designed...

2019 Luxury Home Tour

Photos by Spacecrafting This year marked an exciting development in Midwest Home’s Luxury Home Tour. For the first time, we combined our home tour—which celebrated...

Life in Color 2019

2019 Jury Jeff Bengtson, owner, Isles Studio Bria Hammel, principal, Bria Hammel Interiors Bethany Wrede Peterson, principal, Atelier Wrede Anna Bjorlin, senior editor, Midwest Home ...

Sea-Inspired Home Decor Finds

Photos by Janelle Olson Styling by Tim Creagan Teal scalloped headboard, $362, Skyline Furniture, Target // Velvet shell pillows, $80-130, Tamar Mogendorff // White scalloped comforter...

Lakeside Legends

Photos by David Bader For a couple who met on the Olympic rowing team (and who have children following in their wake with rowing scholarships...

Hygge & West’s Latest Collection of Whimsical Designs

When it comes to playful patterns, there’s no better season than summer to incorporate them into your home, and Hygge & West’s latest collection...
Home in Edina by Sustainable 9

Seven Striking New Homes to Scout

Stop 1: James McNeal Architecture & Luke Busker Masonry For fantasy fans: Known by locals as “the castle in Orono,” the stately Huntington Manor is...

10 Artfully Designed Home Gardens to Explore

If you’re looking for some fresh garden inspiration to infuse into your own backyard, don’t miss the 2019 Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Garden...

Ground One Creates a Spacious Open-Air Retreat

Photos by Andrea Rugg Art direction by Jen Jones Styling by Paula Bjerketvedt When Brent and Jill Pearson moved back to Minnesota in 2012 after a five-year...

From the Ashes

Photos by Spacecrafting It was Memorial Day weekend in 2016 when Stillwater couple Dory and Kirk Anderson were awakened in the middle of the night...

Brooke & Lou Showcases Classic Spring Styles

Photos courtesy Brooke & Lou If you’re looking to freshen up your interior spaces for the new season, make sure to check out Brooke &...