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A large kitchen with a center island with lights hanging over it, and light-wood cabinetry accented by stainless steel appliances, a winner in the 2017 National Kitchen and Bath Association Design Awards.

2017 National Kitchen and Bath Association Minnesota Design Awards

A look at the winning projects and designers from the 2017 National Kitchen and Bath Association Design Awards.

Faribault Woolen Mill Pop-up Opens at Mall of America

Just in time for holiday shopping, Faribault Woolen Mill has opened a pop-up shop at MOA. During the next few months, shoppers can browse...
Patterned totes by Faribault Woolen Mill sitting on a tree stump.

Faribault Woolen Mill Introduces Great-for-Gifts Goods

Faribault Woolen Mill debuts its great-for-gifts goods, including zip pouches, log carriers and Nordic geometric-designed blankets and throws and more.

Local Architects Recognized by the Association of Licensed Architects 2017 Design Awards

Several Minnesota architecture firms won recognition for their design work at the Association of Licensed Architects ALA 2017 Design Awards.Peterssen/Keller Architecture won a Gold Award...

2017 BLEND Award Winners

The winners of the 2017 BLEND Award have been announced. The BLEND Award recognizes the architects, homeowners, and builders who have designed projects that...
A portrait of Bonnie Folkerts with a painting of a rooster next to her.

Artist Bonnie Folkerts Reinvents Herself

Artist Bonnie Folkerts talks about her lifelong passion of painting, including what sparked her interest at a young age and what inspires her.

Guide to Home Improvement and Gardening Ideas at the Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair provides endless amounts of food on a stick and entertainment—also inspiration and products to improve your home and garden.Eco-ExperienceThis huge...

Custom One Homes Gives Back to Make-A-Wish Foundation

Custom One Homes builds beautifully designed homes on the east side of the metro. But the Cottage Grove builder also wants to support and...

Dorm Room Inspiration

Since the new school year is fast approaching, look no further for help with designing the perfect dorm room that both incorporates your sense...

Quick Guide to Steam Ovens

For decades, microwave ovens have been the go-to appliance for culinary convenience. But the latest in the convection steam ovens may be healthier and...
Frostbeard Studio's "Old Book" candle.

Literature-Inspired Candles by Frostbeard Studio

Give your home the scent of the Oxford Library or Gatsby's Mansion with literature-inspired candles by Frostbeard Studio.

Nature Inspires Local Interior Designer Turned Artist

The work of local artist Bonnie Folkerts reflects the beauty she observes in the natural world: animals, florals, and landscapes.Folkerts has always been an...