Designer puts 'boho-modern' spin on her midcentury rambler in Edina

Designer puts 'boho-modern' spin on her midcentury rambler in Edina

A quest for simpler, one-level living — and a different look — led a Minneapolis interior designer to take a 1949 rambler in Edina "to the next level of more grown-up midcentury style."

Hops on the rise in home gardens

August 20
Hops on the rise in home gardens
Brew lovers are growing their own vines.

Kid stuff: 10 space-saving tips for children's bedrooms

August 20
Kid stuff: 10 space-saving tips for children's bedrooms
Children's rooms have gotten smaller, but the good news is that there are perhaps more design options on the market than ever to help maximize space.
August 23
FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, file photo, a home under constr...

US new-home sales climb to best level since late 2007

Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, the latest sign that low mortgage rates and a solid job market are helping support the residential real estate market.
Home & Garden
August 23

When birds go bald they show their roots

We can easily see birds' reptilian roots when their head feathers fall out.
Home & Garden
August 23

'Fixer Upper' homes are popular rentals, exept with Chip and Joanna

"Fixer Upper" rentals are popular, except not with the show's hosts.
Variety
August 23

Tips to help your air conditioner keep its cool

Extreme summer temperatures take their toll not only on people but also on AC systems. Air conditioners are working overtime in high heat to keep…
Home & Garden
August 23

New backflow preventer testing requirements

Backflow preventer testing is now required on an annual basis in Minnesota on new lawn irrigation system installations.
Variety
August 21

Ground sunflower seed has energy benefits for small birds

Chickadees no longer need to leave the feeder to eat the seed
Housing
August 20

Home listings: What $170,000 buys in the Twin Cities

Brooklyn Center Built in 1932, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom house has 1,190 square feet and features hardwood floors, updated kitchens and bathrooms, new air-conditioning and windows,…
Housing
August 20

Home plan: Victorian for the new century

PLAN HOTW160034 Total finished sq. ft.: 2,772 Bed/bathrooms: 4/4 Stories: 2 Garage bays: 2 Foundation: Slab  Bay windows and decorative trim showcase Victorian-style flair on…
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Home & Garden
August 20

Designer Michelle Fries shares her tips for stylish interiors

Michelle Fries shares her tips for stylish interiors. Ways to infuse color: • Fries starts with a simple neutral backdrop, such as white walls, and…
Home & Garden
August 20

How to break away from bland hallways

Lighting, artwork and a bench or small console can bring personality to these often overlooked spaces.
Home & Garden
August 20

Indoors & Out: Eco Experience at the fair and Japanese lantern lighting

Smart living tips at the fairWhere can you get ideas for kids' creative play areas, conserving water in your home and play Climate Bingo? You'll…
Home & Garden
August 20

Home listings: What $269,900 buys in the Twin Cities

BurnsvilleBuilt in 1971, this five-bedroom, three-bath house has 2,516 finished square feet and features three bedrooms on one level,two fireplaces, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen,…
Variety
August 16

Eight 500-year rain events in 15 months

It's not even good weather for ducks
Home & Garden
August 16

Bird eggs are amazing packages

Eggs are a very complete and complex package.
Home & Garden
August 16

Camera buying advice from a home inspector's perspective

This is camera buying advice from a home inspector's perspective. I've gone through numerous digital cameras and have become quite opinionated on the matter.
Home & Garden
August 13

Indoors & Out: Sunflower centerpieces, stenciling how-to, daffodil bulbs and more

Ciel's new digsCiel Loft & Home has moved across Excelsior Boulevard from its old location into a newly renovated building. The home furnishings retailer's…
Variety
August 13

New retiree builds ultimate kid-friendly 'Grandma house' in Mendota Heights

Building a big house as a new retiree isn't the norm. "Once you have grandchildren, you want places that work for them — where they can slam doors and throw things on the floor," said grandma Jackie Chase.
Variety
August 13

Tools to simplify hand-watering in the garden

Today's hoses, wands and nozzles offer user-friendly options.
Variety
August 13

Renting and the law: Messy tenants mess up sale of home

Q: My husband and I live in Oregon and have been renting out our home in Minneapolis to a young family for the past seven…
Home & Garden
August 13

Luxe ranch touts outdoor living

PLAN HOTW160028Total finished sq. ft.: 2,557 Bed/bathrooms: 4/3 Stories: 1 Bonus space: 480 sq. ft. Garage bays: 2 Foundation: CrawlspaceLuxury meets convenience in this one-story…