Homes

Paul Douglas leans on a desk in his Lake Minnetonka home.

Paul Douglas and his wife Laurie have one of the finest homes on Lake Minnetonka and possibly in the country. Douglas and builder Todd Simning—an Excelsior native—tell how the project came to be.

The interior of a Lake Minnetonka home designed for both family and event hosting.

Building a home for public and private life with Studio M Interiors and Denali Custom Homes.

Solar panels on a Lake Minnetonka home made and installed by All Energy Solar.

Despite its frigid reputation, Minnesota is actually a viable place to employ photovoltaic, solar energy technology.

Mary Kenney, Lake Minnetonka, Homes, Lake Life

The Kenney family wanted the perfect lake home—and after a few false starts, they got what they were looking for.

In July, 6Smith hosted the local launch party for HGTV’s pilot of

KonMari certified former Caribou Coffee executive Michele Vig

It was a corporate leadership exercise that first made Michele Vig realize her calling in life. And it had nothing to do with a corner office or more impressive title.

Urban Family Oasis by Charles R. Stinson Architects

Deephaven-based Charles R. Stinson Architects is known for design that is respectful of the surrounding environment and tied to the landscape.

Brad and Heather Fox of HGTV's Stay or Sell

Flipping their first home wasn’t glamorous for Edina’s Brad and Heather Fox.

A military family poses for a photo in their kitchen.

The Shipstads love the charm and location of their home near Lake Minnetonka that they’ve owned since 2003. After years of saving, Scott and Jenny Shipstad are finally making some dream updates.

Like many of us who call Lake Minnetonka home, Beth Duyvejonck and Brian Kirkvold love living close to such a beautiful body of water.

Homeowners looking to improve their outdoor lighting might be surprised to learn that so few companies specialize in this area.

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