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

A Tudor Reawakened

Photos by Round Three Photography  When Billy and Liz Levin began expecting their first child, they were ready to find their family home. “We knew...

Frank Foo’s Feng Shui Practice is a True Balancing Act

Photos by Wing Ho  Nowadays, when discussing a new restaurant, location, or even a new friend, you’ll often hear a certain phrase included if the...

A Seasonal Soirée

Photos by SpacecraftingFor Megan Burton, owner of Milton House Design Collective, the ability to comfortably entertain guests is one of her favorite aspects about...

Go-to Recipes for Holiday Hosting

Photos by SpacecraftingLemon & Herb Pasta “This is great made ahead either earlier in the day or even the day before, and served at room...

Modern Brick House Boasts Intentional Details

Photos by SpacecraftingIt’s often the little things in life that can make a big difference, and it’s the same when it comes to homes...

Sophisticated St. Paul Home by Detail Homes

Photos by SpacecraftingWhen St. Paul natives Jim and Marcy Sticha realized they were about to become empty nesters, the two decided they were ready...

Next-Era Evolution of a Historic Summit Avenue Home

Photos by SpacecraftingWhen choosing to purchase a property rich in history, homeowners know their decision will typically involve an impending remodel or two. For...

A Tropical Getaway by LiLu Interiors

When Minnesota’s notorious winter season rears its head and temperatures begin to drop below zero, many snowbirds find themselves fleeing to more forgiving climates....

Interior Impressions Transforms St. Paul Condo

Photos by Spacecrafting  With their three oldest children settled into places of their own and their youngest headed off to college, Clint and Diane...

Transcending Design: The 2022 ASID-MN Interior Design Awards

When it comes to good interior design, creating spaces that simply meet clients’ needs and achieve project goals isn’t enough. The greatest designers have...

Vela Interior Design Brings Style and Sophistication to a Guest Suite Refresh

When a family member came to Kimberly Scanlon of Vela Interior Design looking to refresh her home’s guest suite, originally fashioned as a nanny’s...

Julian Design Transforms Orono Home With Traditional Glam

Photos by SpacecraftingWhen Thomas Wilson and his wife, Jen, first moved from Minneapolis to Orono in 2013, they were looking for a little more...

A Fresh Take on Farmstead Life

Photos by Amy Matthews, Chad Holder, and "This Old House"Amy Matthews is no stranger to the charm older properties often hold for homeowners. As...

Color to the Max: Life in Color Competition

Photos by Spacecrafting, Alyssa Lee and Andrea Rugg  Earlier this year, I read an article about how Gen Z is determined to bring maximalism...

A Mahtomedi Home on White Bear Lake Captures Summertime Soul

Photos by VONDELINDEFor Kelly and Kevin McGauley, local Mahtomedi residents, living on a lake had always been a shared dream. The couple were living...

Top-Floor Transformation: Elevated Living at the Carlyle

Photos by SpacecraftingWhile many couples opt to downsize their home after the kids move out, few choose a high-rise in downtown Minneapolis as the...

A Tropical Escape in Roseville

Photos by Colin Houck When you walk into Keona Tranby’s midcentury-modern home, you’ll find bright colors, lush plants, and whimsical décor pieces that lend themselves...

Bryce Borkhuis Forges A New Path at Vandalia Glassworks

Photos by David EllisIf you had asked Bryce Borkhuis five years ago if he could imagine himself in a full-time career managing a glassblowing...

This Nature-Inspired Home Makeover by Mint Interior Design Offers A Breath of Fresh Air

Photos by Spacecrafting“Ninety percent of the time that we’re here during the day, we’re outdoors,” says one of the owners of this 3,800-square-foot house...

A Nature-Inspired Transformation on Lake Minnetonka’s Crystal Bay

Photos by Spacecrafting“We were a little desperate,” admits Karyn Whitely, when reflecting on the house she and her husband, Bill, found themselves buying in...

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