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Lianna Matt McLernon

Lianna Matt McLernon
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Lianna Matt McLernon is an associate editor at Greenspring Media, which publishes Minnesota Monthly and Midwest Home. She writes for the travel, style, and arts and culture blogs, but her favorite topic (not-so-secretly) is theater.

Searching for a Statement-Making Sauna? Try Cedar and Stone.

Heat up the winter season with a statement piece for your property—not a new furnace or hot tub, per se, but a custom, heirloom-quality...

Rose Cottage’s European Delight in Afton

Photos by SpacecraftingIn the 40 years that Steve and Debbykay Peterson have lived in their treasured Afton, Minnesota, abode—an 1880 structure built by Swedish...

Kootenia Homes Masters the Classic Farmhouse with a Contemporary Twist

Photos by SpacecraftingLocated in the city of Grant is a scenic plot of land with good yard space, fields, and an expanse of gorgeous...

Q&A with Cedar and Stone Nordic Sauna

Photos by Angela Jo SmithKnowing that Justin Juntunen, the co-founder of Cedar and Stone Nordic Sauna, grew up with and around saunas just makes...

Now Open: Fox Run at the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes

When husband-and-wife Aaron and Tia Scott began the home decor-focused shop Fox Run Goods in 2019, their mobile marketplace—a 240-square-foot ex-military truck—had enough room...
Christopher Strom's design is open and airy for this couple's creekside screen porch.

A Porch Among the Trees

To meet the lot requirements, Christopher Strom Architects had to get creative
Co-founders and principals of Haus and Rowe, Kate Adamcsek and Marcelle Timonen

Meet the Two Designers at the Helm of Haus of Rowe

Photos by Shari Fleming PhotographyKate Adamcsek and Marcelle Timonen both say that the pandemic didn’t affect the July 2020 launch of their new residential...

Artist Annie Hejny Explores the Depth of Water

Photos by Nate Ryan When the Casket Arts Building in Northeast Minneapolis hosted one of its monthly open-studio events, people visiting Annie Hejny’s studio found...

Bathroom Designs to Last the Decades

Photos by Alyssa LeeSt. Paul’s Summit Avenue is known for its grand, historic homes, but when one couple decided they wanted to “age in...
A photo of the Still Pond mansion on the Cargill campus.

Cargill Decides to Demolish the Still Pond Mansion

Photos courtesy Wayzata Historical SocietyIn mid-August, Cargill’s Lake Office, also known as the Still Pond mansion, was demolished. Select artifacts and memorabilia have been...
A lifestyle shot with a Lucy sofa, pillows, and ottoman. Photo courtesy Ethan Allen.

New Ethan Allen Collection Goes Mid-Century Modern

While the solid hues of the Lucy collection are nice, add a bold accent piece with one of the its prints

Not An Escape, But A Home

Photos by Lakelight Photography The moment you arrive at Jane and J.R. Spalj’s home, you know it’s going to have some spectacular views.It’s impossible not...