Homes Featured in Midwest Living

Take an insiders' look at some of the most inspiring homes throughout the Midwest, and get ideas for decorating your own home.

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This Is What Happens When Two Modernists Buy a Home

They fell in love over good design—in high school. Now, these entrepreneurs have furnished their home with the modernist details that brought them together.
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How to Create an Artful Living Room

In the home of Des Moines gallery owner Liz Lidgett, a cozy and stylish living room becomes an ever-changing showcase of art, music and found treasures.
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House Tour: Ranch Renovation

Following a trusty recipe—equal parts handcrafted, new and renewed—a Kansas couple transforms a nondescript ’80s home into an enviable family oasis.
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House Tour: Simple Everlasting

The Christmas tree isn’t the only evergreen in this Illinois home. Swags and posies brighten every space—and timeless design defines every room.
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House Tour: Split the Difference

A St. Louis couple perfects the art of compromise with a house that’s classic on the front, modern on the back, and a creative balance of everything else on the inside.
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How a Midwest Artist Transformed Her Retreat Home

Artist Kristi Kohut blurs the boundaries between land and water, work and home at her family’s colorful and airy lake retreat in Wisconsin.
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House Tour: Budget-Savvy Dream Cottage

Midwest Living’s former home editor shares the secrets behind her budget-savvy dream cottage in Wisconsin’s Door County.
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House Tour: Lake House Effect

Even if you don’t have this Michigan cottage’s view, its details can bring relaxed vacation style to your home.
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True to Size Buying Guide

After 30 summers in an outdated midcentury cabin, Deanne and Jill Johnson finally decide to renovate—bringing big changes in livability but keeping the tiny footprint Our buying guide gives tips on how they got the look.