Category Contributors and Guests

Doing the Tangerine Tango

Tangerine Tango (gotta love that name!) is Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2012!!  And you thought last years Honeysuckle was intense…ha!  Just saying the name Tangerine Tango puts me in a good mood.  Here’s what Pantone has to say about the color: “Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is […]

GET TO KNOW {Susan Brown}

. Our “GET TO KNOW” Series is a way for you to find out more about THE PERSON ~ WHO WRITES AWESOME POSTS It seems I have been doing interior design all my life.  Growing up, my mother had every interior design and fashion magazine possible around the house. I spent countless hours perusing through […]

Monthly Contributor – Julie Warner

Julie Warner loves everything food related and is likewise obsessed with kitchens. AND, she’s pretty fun! She also blogs regularly about kitchen design, tips and tricks for her family’s appliance store, Warners’ Stellian. Sponsored by

Guest Blogger – Valerie Jardin

Valerie Jardin is a commercial photographer based in the Twin-Cities. Her areas of expertise include interior/architecture as well as food photography. She also shoots lifestyle/environmental portraits. Valérie is from France and was fortunate to be able to turn her passion for photography into a successful business 13 years ago. She also sells her fine art and travel images through […]

Guest Blogger Profile – Stephanie Weber

Stephanie Weber – Art Consultant/Gallery Owner Stephanie Weber utilized her degree in Environment, Textiles and Design, as well as her previous 12-year career as an art consultant to co-found Artful Décor in 2000. The corporate office and framing facility, located in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area, now includes Artful Décor Gallery. The gallery opened in […]

Guest Blogger Profile – Samantha Cobos

LEED AP, ALLIED ASID Samantha Cobos is the creator of PURE Inspired Design, an interior design studio with a focus on the environment. She not only offers interior design services, she also has created her own line of CUSTOM Eco-Friendly Upholstery, Organic Fabrics, and Wool Rugs! After successfully running her own interior design studio for several […]

Guest Blogger Profile – Jill Kelby

Jill Kelby, PT, CEA Jill Kelby is the president and owner of Kelby Ergo Design, LLC in Eden Prairie, MN.   Kelby Ergo Design, a company developing and delivering strategic solutions to today’s productivity, safety and health issues. Ms. Kelby has over 18 years of ergonomic and human factors experience in several areas including healthcare, manufacturing […]