Connie Nelson

Senior editor | Lifestyle
Phone: 612-673-7087
Connie Nelson is the Senior Editor for features coverage at the StarTribune. During the growing season, she produces how-to videos and is part of the Greengirls and Homegirls blogs.

Recent content from Connie Nelson

Skiing the light fantastic

This story was published Feb. 4, 1999.As the work day winds down, they begin trickling in, alone or in small...

Updated: January 04, 2005, - 10:00 PM

Merry mod

There are no plastic Santas in the mid-century modern house of Tia and Souliyahn Keobounpheng. No lavishly ribboned wreaths hang...

Updated: December 13, 2004, - 10:00 PM

Tom Brandt and Jeff Bengtson: Harvest home from the garden

Tabletop stylists: Tom Brandt, owner of Garden 1526, a garden antiques store, 1526 E. 46th St., Minneapolis, 612-722-0466,...

Updated: November 15, 2004, - 10:00 PM

Danette Smith: Keep it simple at Christmas

Tabletop stylist: Danette Smith of LaTavola, a Minnetrista-based dinnerware rental and tabletop design company, 952-495-0126.The look: Colorful Christmas.The inspiration: A...

Updated: November 15, 2004, - 10:00 PM

Fall finale

Like most gardeners, I consider autumn a mixed blessing. Although I appreciate the cool, crisp days and the breathtaking bursts...

Updated: October 26, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Island has sightseeing options

Although it's primarily a back-country destination, Isle Royale offers a surprising number of activities for families and sightseers. There are...

Updated: August 28, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Travel: Wild Isle Royale

The fog that had teased the rocky, lichen-covered islands around us finally settled in, thickly and solidly. We glided our...

Updated: August 28, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Cabin culture

Dale Mulfinger has lots of titles. He's the principal of SALA Architects in Minneapolis. He's an adjunct professor in the...

Updated: July 27, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Priceless pilgrimage

Part reality show, part assembly-line appraisal, PBS' "Antiques Roadshow" has become must-see TV for serious and not-so-serious collectors. On Saturday,...

Updated: June 22, 2004, - 11:00 PM

Once-shunned heirloom finds itself back in the family

Kathryn Koutsky's grandfather died when she was young, so she remembers little about the reticent Swedish-born carpenter beyond being bounced...

Updated: June 22, 2004, - 11:00 PM

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