Archive for January, 2014

Great Room Inspiration

Filed in Design and Decor by on January 10, 2014
Great Room Inspiration

Great Rooms are just that — great rooms — in our opinion and we’ve got lots of images to inspire you in our photo gallery.

Check out our gallery of Great Rooms.

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The Making of a Family Haven

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The Making of a Family Haven

Since 1973 Mike and Denise have gathered a harvest of sugar beets, corn, soy beans and wheat on their farm. They initially purchased a lake cabin on Dead Lake in Otter Tail County in 1989 for weekend getaways, however, with an expanding family, they soon outgrew their lot.

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Landscape of our Lives

Filed in Feature Homes by on January 3, 2014
Landscape of our Lives

The place we grow up, “the landscape of our lives,” will never leave our memories. The landscape of home reminds us of another time, beckons us to return and stirs deep emotions. So it is for the Vinton family. Natives of Blair, Neb., the family owned a car dealership, and when they needed to get […]

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Window to the World

Filed in Feature Homes by on January 2, 2014
Window to the World

Windows, windows everywhere, and not a place to peek. That’s because the Travis and Kristin Hoagland home is tucked away down a winding driveway nestled in the woods overlooking picturesque Lake Latoka. “We felt very fortunate to find lake property that had so much privacy,” says Travis. Entering the house, the most striking architectural feature […]

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Architectural Perfection

Filed in Feature Homes by on January 2, 2014
Architectural Perfection

Calm waters and breathtaking river views on the Mississippi

“River properties are unique from lakeside properties due to the fact that the river can extend and create a 180 degree view.” — Anthony Stoll, bhh Partners, Planners/Architects

For one active family of five and their cherished dogs, a secluded lot near calm shores on the Mississippi River proved the optimal location to build their home.

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Island Paradise

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Island Paradise

Once upon a time on an island in Lake Lida a wish came true, but there was no genie in a bottle. There was only Dan Kelly – and a vision. The inspiration for that vision came from Dan’s wife…

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A Gull Lake Masterpiece

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A Gull Lake Masterpiece

All the nasty weather Mother Natured bestowed on Minnesota this spring is a reminder of why we Northerners so value our hearth and home. No matter whether it’s too warm or too cold outdoors, we can escape to our homes…

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A House with Three Lives

Filed in Feature Homes by on January 1, 2014
A House with Three Lives

Call it extreme home makeover or a drama in three acts. The Johnson house on West Battle Lake has been transformed, not just once but three times.

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An Old Look for a New Home

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An Old Look for a New Home

The golden vintage lights draw you to it. Come closer… it’s like a magnet. It looks so cozy you want to peek inside. After all, it could be your grandma’s house from the 1920’s…

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