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Get Into the Spirit of Halloween With These Easy Decorating Tips
Cheap, simple, and creative ways to get your house ready for Halloween.
Luxury Loft + Condo Tour Showcases Area’s Best
The Lakes on Lake Calhoun is one of the nine properties on the 2017 Luxury Loft + Condo Tour.A friend recently posted the Myers...
Add Personality to Your Space with Wallpaper
Q&A with Kathy Basil, color stylist, manager, Hirshfield’s Design Resource Center Q. How would you describe what you do at Hirshfield’s? A. I work closely with...
Your Most Common Paint Questions Answered
Q&A with Mark Masica, Hirshfield’s Color Services Manager Q. When someone is looking to remodel an entire room (or start from scratch), where do you...
Blending Old and New in Home Design: See It Done Right at This Year’s...
Blending old and the new can optimize what you love best about your existing home while enhancing it with modern elements.
Get Tips on Aging-in-Place Design at the Homes by Architects Tour
CityDeskStudio, Home 16 on the AIA Homes by Architects TourA recent HomeAdvisor survey found that 61 percent of homeowners over age 55 plan to...
Luxury Living Design Trends at the Homes by Architects Tour
AIA Homes by Architects Tour Home 5, designed by Modern OasisYou don’t need to live a life of luxury in order to be interested...
Making Your Home More Sustainable: See How at the Homes by Architects Tour
This year’s Homes by Architects tour features projects that highlight many ways to build “green,” blend into the community and respect the legacy of a site.
Designers Up Close
Get to know these Twin Cities interior designers, and let them help you transform your home into a space to call your own.
NKBA Guide to Good Design 2017
Step inside National Kitchen and Bath Association's (NKBA) 2017 Guide to Good Design to learn how to design the home of your dreams.
AIA Minnesota’s Homes by Architects Tour Turns 10!
Over the past decade, visitors to the Homes by Architects Tour have stepped inside 168 homes to experience the architect-designed difference. This year we add 17 more spectacular projects to that total during the weekend of September 16 and 17.
A Modern Take on Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie Style
Bruce Lenzen of Bruce Lenzen Design Build specializes in designing/building on unique lots, including the St. Croix River and other waterfront properties that require experience in the management of government regulatory bodies.
Rustic Mountain Style is At Home in West Lakeland Home
You almost forget that you’re in Minnesota and not in the mountains of Aspen once inside this 5,200-square-foot lodge-style West Lakeland house, situated on a wooded 3-acre lot.
Woodbury Home Designed with a Family in Mind
Custom One Homes' 5,300-square-foot, five-bedroom, five-bathroom home in the Autumn Ridge neighborhood of Woodbury, only a mile from East Ridge High School, is a dream come true for this young family.
Mendota Heights Home is a Couple’s Dream Retreat
When these homeowners—a couple nearing retirement— hired M & M Home Contractors and conceptualized this three-bedroom, four-bathroom Mendota Heights home.
St. Paul Home Brings the Mediterranean to the Mississippi River
Making a statement comes naturally to Ben Richter and Chris Van Klei of Detail Homes, whose outside-the-box homes—the majority located in the St. Paul neighborhoods of Crocus Hill, Macalester-Groveland, Highland, Summit, or along the river—are anything but cookie-cutter.
Spring Planting 101: How to Start Your Garden
I’ve been entertaining the garden idea for years. In our previous home, the purpose of the backyard was to give our little boys a place to run and play freely, and provide our friends with a gathering spot for burgers and cold beer.
Country-Cottage Feel in the Heart of Edina
City Homes' cottage-style home, complete with a welcoming front porch, is a slice of Americana as comfortable in the country as it is in the city—or, more specifically, in the Morningside area of Edina.
Open Plan Expands this Contemporary Edina Home
Today’s luxury homebuyers realize they don’t have to “build big”—they can creatively maximize square footage through an open-concept plan like the one used in this five-bedroom, five-bathroom Edina home for sale by TJB Homes.
Polished, Elegant Home also Provides a Kid-Friendly Environment
These clients, second-time Landmark Build Co. customers, had a different lifestyle when they built their first home in Linden Hills—the focus was almost entirely on entertaining.