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Chris Lee
Chris Lee, a longtime magazine writer and editor, has been a keen observer of the Twin Cities thriving design scene for more than a decade. As editor of Midwest Home, she combines her passion for all things home with her love of good story telling.

Bayside Modern by Denali Custom Homes

This Greenwood home makes a modern statement while maintaining a Minnesota sensibility.

Tudor-Style Wayzata Estate by Stonewood

This Wayzata home by Stonewood is a feast of finely crafted details and spaces.

Luxe Ham Lake Getaway by Lecy Bros. Homes & Remodeling

Empty nesters build a Ham Lake home made to host family and friends for years to come.

Get the Look: Textured and Sleek Kitchen

[icon name="magic" class="getlookicon"] There’s never a shortage of the new and lustworthy products to consider for the most remodeled room in the house: the kitchen.

Omforme Opens, Giving New Life to Classic Antiques

Local artist, muralist, designer, and entrepreneur Carter Averbeck of Trompe Decorative Finishes opened Omforme in August, selling magical transformations of formerly weary antiques.

Classic Edina Shingle-Style

Murphy & Co. Design helps an Edina couple create a spectacular shingle-style home.

The Ultimate Eden Prairie Christmas Tree

Each year Soni Styrlund and her daughters hang over 1,000 ornaments on some eight trees throughout their Eden Prairie home.

Get the Look: Northern Exposure

[icon name="magic" class="getlookicon"] NYC wallpaper maker Trove is hot off the press.

Retro Holiday Décor Adds the Perfect Touch to This Modern Hudson Home

A Hudson family celebrates the old and the new for their happy holidays.

Decorating with Ornaments of Christmas Past

Interior designer Talla Skogmo talks about decorating with ornaments and memories of Christmas past.

Reuse Art By Al Wadzinski

Minneapolis artist Al Wadzinski transforms found objects into extraordinary works.

Before and After: A Lynnhurst Tudor Revision

A Minneapolis remodel demonstrates how to gain space and livability—without adding an inch.