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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.

7 Products for Ultimate Poolside Panache

Land & Sea Wall ArtAdd a bit of paradise to your pool house with this framed canvas of the ocean waves lapping up against...

An Effortless Evolution of a Golden Valley Lake Home

Photos by SpacecraftingIt all started with a refrigerator. Or rather, the need for a larger one. When Padideh Safavi and her husband bought their...
The gables and columns give just a hint of the traditional molding and details of this new build.

Sneak Peek: 2020 Luxury Home Tour

Photos by Katelyn BloomquistOur 19th annual Luxury Home Tour kicks off on Friday, July 31, with 15 stunning homes, and our design and editorial...

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,...

La Belle Maison

Photos by Annie SchlechterWhen you first see the chateau, with its rich cream-colored exterior, delicately sloped rooflines, and 10-foot-high doorway framed by a pair...
Master suite redesign. Photo by Spacecrafting.

Global Influences Refine this Elegant Master Suite

Photos by SpacecraftingWhen a retired executive purchased a three-story brownstone in Edina, she knew she wanted her new redesign to incorporate some of the...

A Fresh Start

Photos by SpacecraftingWhen the kids move out, newly empty-nester couples often consider downsizing to a smaller home. For Kristin Hoaglund and her husband, the...

A New Space for a New Family

Photos by Alyssa LeeWith a baby on the way, Francis and Whitney Madden knew the timing was right for a long-awaited renovation of their...

El Rancho Comes to Life

Photos by Steve HenkeIn the center of St. Louis Park sits a log cabin-style house, tucked away on two-thirds of an acre—a rarity for...

Split-Level on Summit

Photos by Karena’s PhotographyAfter moving 15 times over the past 20 years, Peter Bisanz was ready to put down some roots. And where better...

Smart Tech Simplified

LG Styler Steam ClosetBoasting TrueSteam Technology, this clothing care system ($1,199) reduces bacteria, diminishes wrinkles, and refreshes your favorite fabrics—from cashmere to velvet—in 20...

Mercury Mosaics’ Mercedes Austin Talks Tile

Photos by David EllisSporting a cheerful smile, perky pixie cut, and plastic safety glasses, local entrepreneur Mercedes Austin takes us on a tour of...