I’ve been hearing more about technology in the kitchen lately with the rise of tablets and smart phones. Apple doesn’t have a corner on the kitchen tech market. All kinds of innovations in cooking have bubbled up in kitchen appliances in the past decade. What are we’re seeing in Twin Cities kitchens?


Artists and art lovers alike rave about the Grand Hand Gallery in St. Paul.  Their beautifully curated collection of quality hand crafted art is unmatched in the area.  Whether you are searching for the perfect Holiday gift or something for yourself, the Grand Hand is a place that you must visit.


Last Wednesday we  began our November feature by chatting with Carter Averbeck of Trompe Decorative Finishes. The scope or Trompe’s repertoire is vast and the scale ranges from a single panel to an entire church restoration. Enjoy & explore some of my favorite projects and creative finishes.


There is a lot of art to be seen outdoors in the Twin Cities so I thought a fun little challenge was in order.   I will be posting one photo of an outdoor piece somewhere in the metro area, on the first Monday of every Month.  Your challenge is to give me the name, location […]


Ever since  the walls of my office met Carter Averbeck, they’ve been considerably more popular. People cannot keep their hands off the forest of plaster trees that transformed a rather ho hum wall into a regular topic of conversation.



I used to create images for clients and now I’m the client. It took a long time, but I’m finally creating the art I love.


Every Tuesday at 7am and 3pm CDT, we share  local creative businesses we think you might enjoy. You tell us if you want to see more! You want it, You get it  —- {JUST VOTE} Discovering new stuff is F-U-N!


Every Tuesday at 7am and 3pm CDT, we share  local creative businesses we think you might enjoy. You tell us if you want to see more! You want it, You get it  —- {JUST VOTE} Discovering new stuff is F-U-N!


I am more than happy to share with you this truly talented artist, who turns soft lumps of porcelain into stunning classic heirlooms.


It’s a very good Thursday. Check out these splendors from artist & furniture pioneer George Mahoney of Solv.