Twin Cities

Design Trends & Styles with Martha O'Hara Interiors

Posted on February 17, 2017
It takes a trained eye to balance style and function like the interior designers on the Parade of Homes.
Tagged Parade of Homes, Style, Interior Decor, Interior Design Tips, Martha O'Hara Interiors, John Kraemer & Sons, City Homes | 0 Comments

Best Seasons to Prune a Tree

Posted on February 17, 2017
We discovered this little gem about pruning your trees from our guest blogger Aaron Sanders. Little did we know that winter is a great time to prune your trees, and this weekend in the Twin Cities will be perfect!
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged Tree Pruning, Home Landscaping, flowering trees | 0 Comments

Nailing the House Hunt: What to Look for in Your Next Neighborhood

Posted on February 16, 2017
The Twin Cities Parade of Homes opens soon, so when we found these tips on selecting a neighborhood (like the Spirit of Brandtjen Farm in Lakeville shown above) we thought they were just the ticket to help you think community as well as home.
Posted in New Homes | Tagged buying a home, choosing a neighborhood, Spirit of Brandtjen Farm, Eva Curtis | 0 Comments

Best Home Cleaning Recipes

Posted on February 13, 2017
With the Twin Cities weather hitting 50-plus degrees later this week, I'm starting to get the spring cleaning itch. If you are too, here are some recipes to make your home cleaning eco-friendly from our guest blogger Dmitri Kara.
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged Home cleaning recipes | 0 Comments

6 Tricks to Help You Sell Your Home Faster

Posted on January 27, 2017
As we prepare for our Spring Parade of Homes tour (opening March 4th in the Twin Cities), we thought it was a great time to share some excellent tips about preparing your current home for sale from our guest blogger, Beth Kotz.
Tagged Home Selling, Beth Kotz, David Weekley Homes, Key Land Homes | 2 Comments

2017 Spring Artisan Dream Homes

Posted on January 25, 2017
The selections are in, and you won't want to miss the 2017 Spring Artisan Dream Homes! They're the homes that you dream about. The ones you're pinning on Pinterest and ogling over in magazines. And they're the perfect place to grab inspiration for your space!
Posted in Dream Homes, New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged Parade of Homes, Artisan Dream Homes, BATC Foundation Dream Homes, Parade of Homes Dream Home, Remodelers Showcase, Artisan Dream Remodeled Home, Sustainable Nine Design + Build, Vujovich Design Build, Woodstone Renovation, Traditions by Donnay Homes, Pillar Homes, Aspect Design Build | 0 Comments

Finishing Touches for Your Home Office: Decorating Pointers for a Productive and Cozy Work Space

Posted on December 27, 2016
Designing a home office that fits with your personal style can keep you motivated and inspired. Create your perfect space with these tips from Louise Stephens.
Tagged BATC, Builders Assocaition of the Twin Cities, Home Office, Home Decorating, Great Neighborhood Homes, Oslo Builders, Dreamstructure DesignBuild | 7 Comments

Incorporating Scandi Style Interior Design into Your Home

Posted on December 19, 2016
We love the look that Scandinavian styling offers, so wanted to share these tips from our guest blogger Lee Flynn.
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Scandia Style, Scandinavian Decor, Puustelli USA, Lee Flynn | 2 Comments

Christmas checklist: Clean house for the holidays

Posted on December 19, 2016
One week left to get your home ready for holiday guests, we loved these tips from Harry Carr who owns a cleaning company in London, UK. We like the part about making a list and sharing responsibilities the best!
Posted in New Homes, Remodeled Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, House Cleaning, Holiday cleaning tips, Harry Carr | 1 Comment

Top Home Design Trends from our friends at Kohler

Posted on December 13, 2016
Head into the new year with a fresh perspective on your space. Our friends at Kohler shared some of the style trends they’re seeing in homes this year—like this bathroom by REFINED that mixes bold patterns.
Tagged BATC, Builders Assocaition of the Twin Cities, Home Trends, Design Trends, Style, Creative Homes, City Homes, Lecy Bros. Homes and Remodeling, Bruce Lenzen Design Build, Great Neighborhood Homes | 3 Comments