While the kitchen is the heart of the household, it’s easy to consider a big, breezy porch as the soul of the home. This is the spot you can hunker down and read a good, juicy book. It’s the corner you can take a nap at high noon. It is the socializing hub, as a place where you can settle down with family and friends and have a nightcap. Whether or not your porch is filled with house plants, good conversation, cozy furniture or whimsical string lights, we have just the porch to get anyone inspired. Meet the breezy and especially cozy sanctuary. Pssst…if you need any porch remodeling ideas, you’ve come to the right corner of the internet.Read More
A vast improvement in form and function was simply a matter of envisioning beyond the obvious and working the numbers.
Isn’t the home of your dreams supposed to be perfect in every way? You’ve invested a lot of thought and research, chosen the best builder you can afford and poured over every detail from foundation to finish only to find that even a custom build with a healthy budget can miss the mark. It happens. Decisions have to be made, not always by choice but because of scheduling, supply chains, code restrictions and more.Read More
Ahhh, the sweet smell of competition and a little bug spray. Nothing says summer quite like the shuffled enjoyment of putting together backyard sports games with neighbors and friends. While there is a little summer left and a lot of fall, we’d love to see how you can best use your beautiful yard to get out and play! Psst...fall also means less mosquitos so let’s get out the bocce ball and get competitive! Your kids didn’t name you “Mr. King of Funtown” for nothing.
Now, let’s get dreamy. Home design doesn’t only need to be connected to the inside of the house. You were a kid once - and adulting might mean creating the space for your kids (and you!) that inspires you to get outside and play.
Here are some ideas we had that surely will bring a smile to your face.Read More
It’s almost football season and you know what that means: entire Sunday afternoons spent curled up in a blanket watching countless hours of sports. This, of course, includes intervals of basking in between naps and checking the chili cooking in the crockpot. Beyond relaxing, autumn is a wonderful time to host afternoon potlucks with friends or watch the big game. Let’s not forget hosting the kids when they come home for college or having close family over for a staycation.Read More
It’s time to design the kitchen in your new home. You’ve been waiting for this moment ever since you’ve been dreaming up home and remodeling designs before you even bought the house. So, you want to do it right. More importantly, where do you start?Read More
Care to guess what the most requested Father’s Day gift is? That's right, everything cooking related! Mom's Design Build has you covered this Father’s Day with all everything you need to know about outdoor kitchen essentials.
Choosing the perfect products for your Outdoor Kitchen can be overwhelming. There are so many options out there, how do you know what to choose? Blaze grill shares they’re a lot of options out there to choose from, but they are not all equal. Well, don't worry because we can help guide you? Before you can choose any products, you need to ask yourself a few important questions.Read More
Honey Bees are a trending topic for gardens. Bees rely on flowers to supply them with the food they need to survive while pollinating blooms in the process. Bees are extremely important to humans because they help to sustain our crops, pollinating much of the food we eat and also providing products used in cleaning and beauty products. They need a safe environment to ensure optimal health and longevity. You can help the bee population by planting a bee friendly garden. Here are 5 helpful tips to support these important pollinators.Read More
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The line between indoors and outdoors clearly has blurred when designing spaces for today’s “casual elegance” lifestyles. Mom’s Design Build remodels interiors to embrace the natural environment and view. Yet we understand that Minnesotans also want their outdoor living spaces to feel like extensions of their homes.
Choosing the right outdoor fabrics is a smart way to meld the two worlds and add a splash of color and class whatever the weather.Read More
The owners of this Savage, MN backyard also own a small restaurant that they both work at full time so they don’t take time for vacations – they are always taking care of the business! So they wanted to transform the back yard into an oasis they could visit whenever they want to. They do have company over and spend time in the basement arcade/bar and the lower deck which both look out onto the backyard so the view was important from inside the home and out in the backyard.Read More
Our challenge was to create an iconic, Nantucket inspired, outdoor environment for the new CōV restaurant at Minnesota’s most upscale shopping mall and opposite the country’s oldest mall. Never mind that the site was painfully narrow and overlooked a parking lot rather than a scenic bay.Read More