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Nailed It! 5 Mani and Pedi Must-Haves

Flash perfectly polished tips and toes with these mani and pedi essentials.

6 Great Picks for Outdoor Lighting

Your patio, porch or deck will be glowing long after the sun sets with these bright ideas.

Home Sweet Home Away: 4 Dreamy Vacation Rentals

Forget the mug. When it comes to souvenirs, how about taking home stylish decorating ideas? Each of these private rentals reflects a slice of Midwest culture and design—and yes, you really can book them!

A Fresh Take on Classic Charm: 1947 Chicago Cottage Renovation

A young designer and her husband bought a turnkey flip outside Chicago—then painted, tiled and decorated their way to cottage character.

Chicago Cottage Buying Guide

Find out more about paint colors and accessories for the Chicago home featured in our July/August 2021 issue.

Michigan Cottage Buying Guide

Find out more about paint colors and accessories for the Michigan cottage featured in our May/June 2021 issue.

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Dreamy Lake Minnetonka Boathouse Renovation

Summer on Minnesota’s Lake Minnetonka is full of watershed moments, thanks to dozens of lovingly reinvented boathouses and other historic structures like this one on Grandview Point.

A 1949 Michigan Cottage Gets a Fresh and Fabulous Look

When a fearless stylist and fashion designer adopts her in-laws’ cottage on Michigan’s wild Upper Peninsula, one thing is certain: the look is going to be fabulous.

Home Audio Products Worth The Upgrade

Home is where the entertainment is, now more than ever. Upgrade the experience with these cool (and, often, smart) products.