Dramatic renovations and transformations.

    Though Tiffany’s kitchen is small, she knew it needed a big makeover. “I’m a single woman who lives alone, so I didn’t need a ton of space,” she says. “But no matter how small, I needed it to have...

    For 10 years, Carol lived within minutes of the Chesterfield villa she now calls home. It’s on the same street as her sister’s and sister-in-law’s and walking distance from pretty much everything...

    As interior designer and friend Lori Olsen McElvain describes it, Rob and Nicole Rosenwinkel’s kitchen remodel started with a Joybird sofa.

    Typical. Right?

    For years, Olsen McElvain...

    Once owned by the French fur trader Jules DeMun and established in the 1920s, the neighborhood of DeMun is known for its historic buildings and classic charm. These factors attracted Mark and...

    More and more homeowners are taking the steps to improve one, if not several, spaces in their homes. Careful planning, sticking to a budget and enlisting the help of an interior design, architect...

    It would have been easier to start from scratch, and some professionals might have recommended tearing down this 1,000-square-foot home in historic Webster Groves. But designer Joni Spear and her...

    When you’re losing half of your body weight in sweat at the height of the summer, a patio season that lasts forever is probably low on your list of hopes and dreams. But when the chill and snap of...

    For St. Louis homeowner Cody Woods, creating an “open concept” floor plan was key for an extensive renovation of his Central West End home. The biggest challenge for gutting a home that was...

    Nick Reding is the author of the best-selling book “Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town” and a full-time family man. All that and the owner of a piece of rejuvenated Missouri...

    When Frontenac homeowner Sandy and her husband decided to downsize they needed a house that worked with their new family dynamic. “Our children got married and moved out, so we knew it was time to...

    Built in the 1970s, Tom Kraatz’s Kirkwood home possessed some anachronistic elements in the master bath that kept the retiree from fully enjoying the generous 375-square-foot room. 

    “While...

    Beyond water and sunlight, gardeners know that time, patience and a little planning are imperative to a beautiful and healthy landscape.  They also know that sitting back and waiting for the...

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