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Art in Bloom

Celebrate spring at the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts' 28th Annual Art in Bloom. Visitors will be able to view the talents of over 150 floral designers alongside the artwork that inspired them. Attend...

Fine Craft Weekend in St. Paul

Don't worry if spring takes a holiday this weekend. Join more than 240 new and established artists as they present the latest in handcrafted clothing, jewelry, furniture, and home décor. Celebrating its 25th year,...

Turnblad Mansion Tours

Go behind usually locked doors of the American Swedish Institute’s (ASI) 1908 Turnblad Mansion before it closes for renovation (May through October 2011). Home to the Swedish Institute since 1929, this historic home on...

Wall You Can Eat

What if you could grow your own herbs and veggies, no matter how small your patio or shady your yard? Here's a cool new idea, just in from LA: edible walls. OK, the walls...

Minnesota in U.S. Green Building Council's Top 10

A couple weeks ago, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its list of the Top 10 states for LEED-certified commercial and institutional green buildings. Minnesota made the list ranking tenth.As the foremost program...

From House to Home

What makes a house a home? This March, Normandale Community College and the Wind and Water School of Feng Shui join forces to co-sponsor an event that will help individuals discover the potential within...

Haven Maven Opens

If you love the thrill of the chase but have better things to do with your weekends than going to garage/estate sales, here’s a one-stop resale home décor shop to try. Opening this past...

First Thursdays in the Art District

Join other savvy shoppers tomorrow, March 3rd for First Thursday in the Arts District. As a multitude of painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, ceramists, textile and fiber artists, jewelers, furniture showrooms, and more open their...

Supporting the Handmade Movement

Connecting artisans and buyers from over 150 countries, the immensely popular e-commerce site Etsy remains focused on handmade and vintage items, art, and crafts supplies. However, with its seemingly endless offerings of housewares,...

Color & Design Trends Spring 2011

While color experts agree that attention-getting hues, over-sized prints, mosaic inspirations, and metallic finishes will appear in the bedroom, kitchen, and living room over the next few months, here are a few more home décor trends for Spring 2011.