Lynn Underwood

Reporter | Homes
Phone: 612-673-7619
Lynn Underwood writes about new home construction, remodeling, architecture, design, decorating and real estate for the Sunday Homes section. She also writes garden-related stories for the Variety Home + Garden section.

Recent content from Lynn Underwood

DIY bloggers update their St. Paul dream home

Resourceful, hands-on homeowners update their century-old house for modern living, with help from a TV design pro.

Updated: March 15, 2014, - 04:30 PM

A Parade of Homes model in Excelsior evokes traditional farmhouses

The simple, down-to-earth shapes of traditional farmhouses inspired a model home featured on this year’s Parade of Homes.

Updated: March 10, 2014, - 09:59 AM

Going solo can help kids at Twin Cities area camps

While it may seem scary, going it alone can allow kids to branch out, take risks and spread their wings.

Updated: March 08, 2014, - 08:53 AM

A contemporary Deephaven house is reimagined

A renovation of a 1980s contemporary ranch home mixes a modern spirit with family-friendly comfort in the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.

Updated: March 01, 2014, - 09:45 PM

Homegazing: Inside Irwin Jacobs' retreat on Lake Minnetonka

The financier made his fortune dealing in the fast lane. But after business hours, he liked to retreat to his traditional family home on the shores of Lake Minnetonka. You can have it for $22 million.

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 03:21 PM

Everyday Solutions: Columns add character to '70s home

The homeowners wanted to infuse Arts and Crafts character into a bland 1970s split-level in Mound. Here's what their designers came up with.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 11:43 AM

Tonka Bay kitchen makeover inspired by home's midcentury modern roots

A kitchen update is inspired by a home’s midcentury modern roots.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Home of the Month: Camping inspired Eagan house design

A challenging, hilly site didn’t deter an Eagan couple from building a house inspired by gathering around the campfire.

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 09:07 PM

Homeowners find respite under the roof with attic conversions

Looking for a great escape, two couples found it in the attic, converting empty space into inviting master suites.

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 03:30 PM

Beginner's luck for gardeners in Andover

Self-taught gardeners transformed their suburban back yard from green turf into a colorful oasis to become winners of our Beautiful Gardens contest.

Updated: January 21, 2014, - 02:59 PM

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