Get the Look: Lakeside Splendor

Re-create the look of a lakeside rooftop deck with these regional, national, and international makers

Photo by Jordan Powers

There is certain nostalgia that accompanies raising a family on the water, and the empty nesters who built this northern Minnesota lakeside escape aimed to re-create those summertime memories for their four grown children and their families. Near the upper-level family room, built-in bar area, and patio, this third-floor rooftop deck overlooks the lake and lends warmth when the chilly lake breeze hits the shoreline after dark. Easy to stack and lightweight Crate & Barrel furniture offers seating to watch the sun set through the trees, while a Barbara Jean Collection fireplace with a subway-style brick veneer surround promises a cozy, comfortable ambiance while entertaining. Here, rich materials, custom elements, and immaculate attention to detail come to life on the lake.


Red throw blanket, Renae Keller Interior Design inventory, contact for information,

Brick Veneer

Custom blend of Charcoal Stakledge, Stakledge Collection, Halquist Stone,

Deck Flooring

Zuri premium decking, Weathered Gray in 5.5”, Trex Decking,


Barbara Jean Collection outdoor linear fireplace with driftwood, Glowing Hearth & Home,


Alfresco II, Gray, Crate & Barrel,


Custom metal and glass design, GlassArt Design,

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