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November 4
Industrial pipe creates an interesting way to create a bar shelf.

10 easy home design ideas under $100

These inexpensive hacks make your place look like a million bucks.
Home & Garden
November 2
At one point in “Die Another Day,” Pierce Brosnan carries “The Birds of the West Indies” by ornithologist James Bond.

James Bond was a serious birder

Author took his character's name from that of published ornithologist.
Home & Garden
November 2
A blue jay grabs a peanut to hide nearby. Photo by Jim Williams

Some birds hoard food in autumn

Blue jays and chickadees prepare for the coming winter by hiding food around their territories.
Home & Garden
November 1
The resort-like grounds of a Faribault home have many amenities, including a fishing pond with three docks.

Resort-like $3.4 million Faribault estate offers fishing pond, pool, sports bar

The owners of a Faribault property created resort-like amenities for generations of family members to enjoy.
Home & Garden
October 29
Maple Grove

Home listings: What $449,000 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Maple Grove, Minneapolis and Newport.
Home & Garden
October 29
Coffee bar gives White Bear Lake homeowners 'their own cafe' in their kitchen

Coffee bar gives White Bear Lake homeowners 'their own cafe' in their kitchen

New Studio Architecture created an integrated setup for making all types of coffee.
Home & Garden
October 28
Hot pink adds an incredible burst of color in this children’s room.

Do's and don'ts for decorating with pink

Try these 10 tips if you're thinking pink.
Home & Garden
October 28
Homeowners are craving “serenity,” says Marine Sargsyan, a senior economist at Houzz.

How to upgrade your bathroom for less than $1,000

A full renovation can cost you thousands, but you can significantly improve your bathroom for much less.
Home & Garden
October 26
Blue jays crowd a makeshift feeder.

Migrating blue jays pay a visit to a Minnesota backyard

Some jays overwinter here and were busy stocking their food caches.
Home & Garden
October 25
Grand St. Paul estate along Mississippi with tennis court lists for $2.4 million

Grand St. Paul estate along Mississippi with tennis court lists for $2.4 million

The home was designed by Clarence H. Johnston, the architect behind Glensheen Mansion and other grand homes.
Home & Garden
October 22
Jeanie Thomas enjoyed a cup of tea and morning newspaper in the new screened-in porch at her home in Eden Prairie.

Eden Prairie family turns space under deck into backyard 'cabin'

The rock-filled space beneath a deck was transformed into a screened-in porch with cement flooring.
Home & Garden
October 22
Mark Gibson, a bricklayer and mason by trade, built this gazebo for his wife at their home in Athens Township.

My Favorite Room: Isanti County gazebo is a gift that keeps on giving

A husband's DIY project got him off the hook for buying his wife presents.
Home & Garden
October 22
A leaning mirror is placed against a brick wall in an industrial-style loft living space.

5 tips for decorating with brick walls

Do you love the look of an industrial space?
Home & Garden
October 22
Edina

Home listings: What $335,000 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Edina, St. Paul and Oak Park Heights.
Home & Garden
October 19
Adult screech owl.

Young screech owls make themselves at home in urban backyards, but you might not notice

Pint-size owls, just 8 1/2 inches tall, might have nested right in your own backyard.
Home & Garden
October 18
The boutique condos at 301 Kenwood Parkway are located next to the Walker Art Center and offer views of the Basilica of St. Mary and downtown skyline.

Luxe $1.8 million condo steps from the Walker offers sweeping Mpls. views

The condo boasts the only walkout and multi-story unit in the building.
Home & Garden
October 15
Jennifer Larson’s daughter Lillian, 2, ate a tomato in the Perspectives’ Supportive Housing vegetable garden in St. Louis Park, Minn., on Wednesda

St. Louis Park gardens nurture in more ways than one

The gardens of Perspectives Inc. not only feed families emerging from homelessness, but also serve as educational and nutritional tools.
Home & Garden
October 15
Martha stores her copper pots and pans on an overhead rack near the stoves, where they are always easy to reach.

Martha Stewart gives on-camera kitchen modern 'new look'

Transformation included fresh paint and new appliances.
Home & Garden
October 15
Stella DeLuca, Jade-Snow Carroll, Dulcinea Sheffer and Julia Rasch at their home, a converted farm, in Egremont, Mass.

Rethinking the in-law apartment as a sunny barn

Design challenge was striking a balance between creating a sense of family community while respecting boundaries.
Home & Garden
October 15
A gold mirror and gold accessories add a pop of metallic to this master bedroom.

How to add glamour to your decor with gold touches

Glitter of gold can help add luster to nearly any room of the home.