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Lakewood Cemetery Memorial Chapel… a gem of Byzantine mosaic art and architecture

When a couple different people told me they saw me listed as a source for an article in the fall issue of Minnesota History magazine I decided maybe it was...
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Mid-century Wisconsin lake home restoration… plus 3 striking 1950s lake homes within 30 minutes of Mpls/St Paul currently for sale

This Mid-Century Modern lake home isn’t for sale, but the current owners contacted Mid-Century Home to share their beautiful restoration and give tips for people interested in buying a mid-century...
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Robert Cerny designed Mid-Century-Modern… remarkably preserved, with amazing planned storage throughout

When I first saw this MCM designed by Robert Cerny come on the market at 1808 Colvin Avenue in Saint Paul, I was intrigued. We drove by last Sunday afternoon...
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Updating a Fireplace

Whether I am doing a Home Staging Consultation or a Redesign Consultation, I see many fireplaces that need a little updating. Most of the time it is the tile around...
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What Color Should My Shutters Be?

I have been doing so many outside color consultations lately. A big reason is due to a huge hail storm that went through the Twin Cities last fall and most...
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Wood, wood and more wood. But should they match?

In the 80’s and 90’s the trend was for all woods to match. Your floors matched your trim, which matched your doors which matched your kitchen cabinets and even went...
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Historic Hiking… the old Cedar Avenue bridge at Long Meadow Lake

Historic hiking is enjoying a fine walk and recognizing the history of the place at the same time. A great experience! I was driving across the newish Cedar Avenue Bridge...
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How High Should I Hang A Dining Room Light Fixture?

Many times when I am in a client’s home I notice a few things about the dining room. One of those things is the height that their light fixture is...
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