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Elizabeth Roubik is Associate Editor of Midwest Home.

2024 Ideas to Steal: Exteriors + Landscaping

The Rising Popularity of Pickleball CourtsUsing cutting-edge materials and technologies to guarantee peak performance, safety, and comfort alike, Bloomington-based Sport Court Minnesota specializes in...

Crafting With Color

It’s no secret color has made its comeback in interior (and exterior!) design. There are dozens of companies that annually declare a “Color of...

Sales + Events: July Features Tours of Homes, Gardens, and Art

Art at St. Kate’sProduced by Artists’ Circle, this annual one-day art fair celebrates local art and fine craft. The festival, held on the triangle-shaped...

2024 Ideas to Steal: Building + Architecture

Beyond Books“Libraries offer a quiet space to retreat for relaxation and meditation but can also be used as a small gathering space,” says Jessica...

2024 Ideas to Steal: Tech + Sustainability

White Paint is the Coolest—LiterallyResearchers at Purdue University have engineered the world’s whitest paint, which can reflect more than 98% of the sun’s rays...

2024 Ideas to Steal: Kitchen + Bath

Making a SplashWet rooms are becoming increasingly more popular in the world of bathroom design, and while homeowners are tempted by their convenience and...

Bria Hammel Interiors Designs a Modern Classic

Photos by Spacecrafting  Michael and Madison Zaslavsky knew they were ready for their forever home. “When we decided to move to the east suburbs to...

2024 Ideas to Steal: Floors + Surfaces

A Cut AboveThe use of statement-making marble slabs as kitchen backsplashes or waterfall-edge islands isn’t anything particularly new—but the styles, cuts, designs, and installation...

Sales + Events: June Features Art Festivals & Celebrations

GrillFestOur sister publication, Minnesota Monthly, is hosting its fan-favorite summer event for the 12th year this June. Complete with food and drink sampling, yard...

Ask the Pros: Draperies

Many homeowners perceive draperies as luxuries, or unneeded additions for a space. Many designers, however, know the value of them and advocate for their...

Woman-Owned Wednesday Empowers Female Designers & Boutique Owners in Minneapolis

Minneapolis-based female entrepreneurs, including those in the home decor and design sphere, are shaking up the local business scene with the new Woman-Owned Wednesday...

Global Kitchen Design Contest Recognizes Minnesota Talent

Photos by Spacecrafting  Since 1993, Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove has held its biannual Kitchen Design Contest, honoring architects, builders and remodelers, designers, and more for...

Studio M Interiors Starts a New Chapter

Photos courtesy of Studio M Interiors  After 12 years at its Plymouth design center, Studio M Interiors is making a move. Although the new...

Spring Cleaning Secrets

If you’ve been procrastinating your annual spring cleaning routine, it’s not too late to get started. In fact, May is one of the best...

Go-to Spring Recipes by Call it Christian

Photos by Anna Christian  As the temperatures warm and the sun makes its resurgence, you might find yourself feeling increasingly productive, energetic, and overall, happier....

Sales + Events: May Celebrates the Beauty of Spring

South Lake Minnetonka Community-Wide Garage SalesThe third-annual South Lake Minnetonka Community-Wide Garage Sale is happening this month, with participation from Shorewood, Deephaven, Minnetonka, Greenwood,...

Tempaper & Co. and She She Release Their Latest Collaboration: “La Vie Fleurie”

Photos courtesy of Tempaper & Co.  Inspired by the charm of a Parisian garden, “La Vie Fleurie”—Tempaper & Co.’s latest collaboration with Minneapolis-based print and...

Sapphire Anderson Crafts Character & Charm in Her Historic Home

Photos courtesy of Sapphire Anderson  A house will never truly feel like home without some personal touches and a little bit of character. This is...

Get the Look: Sunlit Sanctuary

Indoors and out seamlessly converge in the sunroom of this European-style Tudor, nestled on a wooded lot with picturesque views of lush trees and...

Sustainable Home Projects Help Build a Greener Future

Arguably, we as a society are to blame for the current condition of our planet. Hotter temperatures, severe storms, and rising sea levels are...

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