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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.

Tips for Foiling Garden Grazers

Tips for preventing rabbits and deer from eating your plants.

See, shop, and talk pottery at St. Croix Valley Pottery Tour

The 26th Annual St. Croix Valley Pottery Tour is a self-guided, three-day tour, May 11-13, that draws potters and pottery aficionados from across the country to Chisago County to see, shop, and talk pottery.

Six Picks for Mother’s Day Gift Shopping

Great shops for Mother's Day gifts.

Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour Features Homes and Neighborhood Pride

This tour offers a chance to visit a broad range of dwellings and neighborhoods in the cities.

Marvin Displays Its Minnesota Heritage

Marvin WIndows and Doors Eagan office captures a distinctively Minnesota Nordic woods design.

Ready to Renovate?

Before the walls come down, do your research
A curbless shower with a strip drain makes the shower more accessible, and continuous large-format floor tile makes the space feel larger in a bathroom designed by Digiacomo Homes.

DiGiacomo Homes Gives a Bathroom a User-friendly Update

Universal design anchors a master bath's streamlined good looks

Yardbird Outdoor Furniture Is Back

Yardbird's high-quality, low-cost outdoor furniture showroom opens in Hopkins.

Sheet Quality: More Than Thread Count

Most of us assume the highest-thread count sheets are the highest quality. Turns out, we’re wrong.

Think Cold-Tolerant Plants while Waiting for Spring

Fotolia The sun is warm. The birds are singing. Color and blooms are everywhere—indoors. It’s easy to immerse yourself in the sights and scents of...

Frank Gehry’s Best Designs

Photo by Erica Loeks   You can’t cross the University of Minnesota campus without being dazzled—on a sunny day, quite literally—by the Weisman Art Museum on...
Herbs sitting on a shelf over a sink and in front of a window in a kitchen.

Herbs at Hand

This simple but clever shelf in a new home outside Stillwater is the epitome of convenient kitchen garden