Homes

Every closet, cupboard and drawer—emptied, wiped clean and reorganized. Blankets, curtains, pillows and rugs—washed and aired. Clothing, toys and whatnots—sorted into donate, save and toss. And so the ritual goes—spring cleaning.

Most who live in the city appreciate the convenience of being close to restaurants and shopping but also desire a taste of nature. The lakes of Minneapolis and its surrounding suburbs provide much natural beauty.

For 13 years Samantha Grose has spent her days building and remodeling other people’s dream homes as principal designer at JP & Co.

Sometimes your favorite home décor items are those made especially for you. Things with a terrific backstory can provide the most lasting interest and joy.
In many homes, a lower level serves as a jack-of-all-trades­—entertainer, laundress, mechanical equipment keeper and storage minder.

With the goal of designing a farmhouse-style house within the space constraints of an urban plot, Edina homebuilders Refined Custom Homes LLC created a trend-setting space ideal for entertaining friends and family.

Life’s hustle and bustle can make it difficult to gather as a family over a meal—but that seems to be changing.

Planning a fall party? Don’t forget the seasonal napkins. It’s that little something extra that makes all the difference at a celebration or event. Inexpensive but also useful, napkins are the all-too-overlooked darlings of the table-setting world. Napkins dress up a table with practical charm.

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