AT HOME MAGAZINE

Am I doing laundry the right way?

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Laundry is one of those deceptively simple household chores: Clothes travel from hamper to machine and back again in a repetitive cycle that runs on autopilot. But there's more to ...

Winter doesn't mean bone-chilling temperatures everywhere, but it can mean gray skies, more rain and certainly shorter days due to darkness descending early. Yet, there are many wa...

LAKE SAMMAMISH, Wash. - Judith's art studio is new, and skillfully used. Aesthetically, it is colorful, energetic and inspiring, brimming with creativity and creations. Structurall...

With a bright 2020 already in full swing, I thought there was no better way to celebrate than with a mini makeover. I had the pleasure of working with the talented Anna Petrow, who...

People see shade in the garden as a curse because it cuts down on the flower display, but a cultivated woodland garden is about as sublime a place as I can imagine....

Peacocks are showing up in the landscape this year and causing many of us to become fixated on their beauty. As you might expect, The Garden Guy is playing semantics with you. I am...

Many people have resolutions for themselves, so why not for the home? As a new decade and year settles in, now is a good time to implement some resolutions....

Out with the old; in with the new. Ushering in a new year signals new trends. From shopping the home decor shows and stores, some clear trends for 2020 have emerged. Here's a list ...

MINNEAPOLIS - Jana Shortal and Laura Zebuhr's playful, cozy compatibility definitely warmed the rooms as they led a tour of the renovated Spanish Revival house that they rented tog...

It's Jan. 5! Have you already ditched your totally unrealistic, pie-in-the-sky New Year's resolutions?...

Tips to winterize your home

Sunday, January 05, 2020

As we head into the coldest part of the season, homeowners should be preparing their homes to stay warm while keeping their utility bills low. We asked subsidiaries of Neighborly, ...

A fresh coat of paint can go a long way in transforming your space - and what better time to start than heading into a new year? Here's what you need to know to set your budget and...

Replace the drain but save the sink

Sunday, January 05, 2020

Q: We have a single bowl stainless steel kitchen sink (no disposer) that looks fine except for the ring area of the drain. Most of the finish is worn or gone. Do we have to change ...

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Cy Winship has long been a fan of midcentury modern design....

2019 favorites round-up

Sunday, January 05, 2020

The year 2019 has been a whirlwind of excitement and change for me, starting with becoming the new steward of Nell Hill's. I have enjoyed writing these weekly posts and being able ...

MINNEAPOLIS - Colorful kitchen islands, mudrooms reconceived as 'family entrances' and 'shopping' your closets for home decor - those are some of the predictions that Twin Cities i...

Like many soon-to-be empty-nesters, Vered DeLeeuw and her husband have been thinking about downsizing. Surveying her garage, DeLeeuw noticed boxes of documents, pay stubs, bills, c...

The New Year will be rockin' baby thanks to Proven Winners' introduction of the Salvia Rockin' Blue Suede Shoes. Not only will this salvia bring in the hummingbirds, bees and butte...

Q: After 30 years it's time to replace my bathroom medicine cabinet. Since it's my first time shopping for a medicine cabinet in decades, what modern features can I look for to be ...

How to repurpose holiday gifts

Sunday, December 29, 2019

While some holiday gifts may work seamlessly with your current decor, others may not, leaving the burning question: Can I repurpose this? Here are seven suggestions on ways to make...

As a home decor enthusiast and shop owner I am always looking for new and exciting challenges. It is truly amazing how much decor can change an entire home. I got my wish this Octo...

WASHINGTON - Like many house hunters in Washington, Brian Duss found himself on a long, frustrating search of online listings....

How can I prepare for a home emergency?

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Venomous snakes in the woodpile, water pooling in the drywall - whether you live in an area prone to natural disasters or you're just planning to take a long holiday vacation, it's...

Q: My husband and I are planning a kitchen remodel with an oversized sink to fit my big pots. While I like the look of a large kitchen sink, decorative wise I prefer an understated...

When winter sets in and days are shorter and darker, the change in light can wreak havoc on our sleep schedules and moods. But coming home and sitting in a poorly lit, dark space d...

It's the most wonderful time of the year! It's also a dangerous time of the year. Sometimes kids and holiday decorations don't mix....