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A Roseville telecommuter converted an unheated porch into a comfortable office.
Kitchens with color, herringbone patterns for tile and flooring, and dark and moody hues are trends to look for.
This hygge heaven creates an intimate connection to Lake Superior.
Minneapolis artisan crafts one-of-a-kind custom furniture inspired by art and architecture.
Universal connections to ‘home’ Architect Charles Stinson’s “Connections” ($70, Wise Ink Creative Publishing) is more than a showy cocktail table book packed with pretty pictures…
Twin Cities design pros are either big fans or unimpressed by Pantone's audacious Living Coral.
Up North getaway home on the water comes with easy, remote-controlled mechanical boat-launch system.
They transformed their modest midcentury home to maximize a prime corner lot.
The 1913 Georgian Revival in Minneapolis boasts a huge family room addition, multiple office spaces and backyard swimming pool.
Castoff holiday trees, ornaments and home accents are available at bargain prices at Twin Cities resale shops.
In 1966, he joined Eisenstadt Allergy & Asthma in Minneapolis, where he treated children and adult allergy sufferers for 52 years.
A small St. Paul backyard boasts various spots for relaxing — including one in the center of a pond.
Outside, it looks like an old industrial building, but inside is a comfortable loft-style home in St. Paul's Dayton's Bluff neighborhood.
Two design pros offer tips for creating seasonal containers that will brighten your door all winter long.
This Craftsman-style home has been updated for 21st-century living.
Five skylights and three wood-burning fireplaces brighten the house built into a hill in western Wisconsin.
Revived 1980s kitchen boasts a clean, contemporary style accented with Dutch floor tile.
A two-season porch is transformed into a light-filled room for relaxing — all within the same footprint.
Shorewood retreat feels like a year-round summer camp with 4,000 feet of sandy-bottomed lakeshore.
The entrepreneurs who teamed up to create Hygge & West wallpaper now showcase 20 real-life hygge homes in their new photo-packed book.
A Minneapolis couple merge their diverse styles to create one sleek home.
A contemporary Linden Hills home's black-and-white makeover is open for touring during the Remodelers Showcase.
The walls, the cabinets, even some of the furniture comes in a feel-good hue.
Sepak takraw has its origins in Southeast Asia.
Living in a glass house allows David and Kathleen Daniels to fully experience the four seasons — from every room.
Terry Gerten opened the gates of his new Farm Market the morning after a blizzard in April 1983. With more than a foot of snow…
One of the most expensive homes on the market boasts 700 feet of lakeshore, 11 fireplaces and gardens that look like Versailles.
An owners' suite gets a refresh with a modern "closet box" and spalike bathroom — all within the existing footprint.
After downsizing and moving downtown, a couple put their design stamp on a "basic-builder" condo.
The 11-acre hobby farm is a dream for wine lovers.
Demonstration kitchen at the Minnesota State Fair gets a stylish Cambria makeover.
A couple's new home reflects their love for modern architecture, while blending with their historic Stillwater neighborhood.
The retreat, designed by an acclaimed Twin Cities architect, has 600 feet of riverfront.
Next month, you can get an inside look at one of the completed and fully furnished condos during the Luxury Home Tour.
Exotic grotto inspired by Hawaii highlights Minnesota Water Garden Society's tour July 28-29.
Dark basement is converted into a sports-bar-style TV and game room.
The nearly 6,000-square-foot Wayzata Bay property has 180-degree panoramic views of the lake.
Wood from an old farm granary was creatively repurposed to create an open, airy home.
After getting "unbelievable high bids" for restoring and updating her 1910 Arts & Crafts home in south Minneapolis, she decided to put on the general contractor hat.
In the 1960s, Marcy Kronfeld was shopping at Dayton's with her two children and stopped at the Oak Grill for lunch.The staff told her that…
From pollinator-friendly plots to a parade of ponds, the garden gates are open across the Twin Cities. Find a tour that's right for you.
The master architect broke the mold for this midcentury modern masterpiece.
An updated Cape Dutch-style home in Orono, reflecting the homeowner's South African roots, is open for the Artisan Home Tour.
Naturalist champions sustainable landscapes that keep pollinators and wildlife happy.
A simple see-through feature sparked the innovative design of a Stillwater Township home.
The home, open for the Luxury Remodeling Tour, has one-of-a-kind features such as a prep sink with a foot pedal to pump water.
A couple built a cabin on a densely wooded island in the heart of the suburbs.
Some upper-bracket homes take summer living and entertaining to a grand level.
Camp Kesem, which is organized and run by 65 student volunteers, is for kids who have been affected by a parent's cancer.
Combinations for creative container gardens to make you smile — or make an impression.
The home has panoramic views of the lake, plus a tranquil indoor waterfall that's never-ending.
An eco-friendly home perched above the Credit River brings California modern style to the south suburb.
Porch and balcony add flair and al fresco living to a century-old Minneapolis Colonial.
A once-rundown home is one of 47 revitalized residences that will roll out the welcome mats for the Minneapolis & St. Paul Home Tour April 28-29.
Twin Cities architects will share today's smart design strategies at a "Your Home, Your Way" event.
Private urban retreat offers two homes in one.
Via teaching, speaking, writing and editing, Stan never missed an opportunity to share her passion for children's literature.
An outdoor space near Lake Nokomis went from concrete eyesore to bluestone beauty.
A northern retreat's boxy modern design maximizes lake views while blending into the landscape.
Vibrant Technicolor gardens are a sure cure for the wintry blues at Galleria's first indoor flower show.
A can-do Cokato couple transformed former farmland into lush English country gardens.
Z Gallerie opens at the Galleria.
Davis will share insights at the Home & Garden Show about the reboot, which is also bringing back many of the original "Spaces" crew members.
The century-old restored Pillsbury mansion sits on a smaller lot, but still boasts seven bedrooms, 13 bathrooms and an 8,000 bottle wine cellar.
Stephanie Shimp brings a dash of panache to her refreshed Minneapolis home, which is open for touring during the Remodelers Showcase.
A cold, dark attic is converted into a light-filled, comfortable home office.
A chef/restaurateur and his wife transformed their 1920s Minneapolis foursquare into an updated five-star home.
One level is for living — the other is for partying, in a huge loft-style condo that spans 5,100 square feet across two floors.
A reconfigured kitchen doubles counter space, improves the work triangle and carves out a must-have mudroom.
Lavish compound includes five guesthouses — and 18 garage stalls.
The Color of the Year, a majestic purple, is powerful, but tricky, say interior designers, and best used in small doses.
The house has been remodeled with gorgeous updates that still preserve the past.
Do-it-yourself holiday centerpieces get a fresh look with unexpected materials you have on hand or can pick up at most craft stores.
With some strategic modifications, the outdated split-level tract home feels much more connected — and homey.
A small group home in West Lakeland Township provides sensory stimulation and individualized care.
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