What's Happening April-May 2011
May is a great time to develop your cohesive landscape plan! Biota, A Landscape Design + Build Firm will be hosting a free open studio event on Friday, May 20 from noon-5 p.m. Bring photos of your yard, questions, and ideas. Steve Modrow, biota’s lead designer, will be on hand to help inspire you, while Jim Saybolt, biota’s construction and operations principal, will be on hand to answer installation or technical questions you have. RSVP required: 612-781-4000. For more information, visit www.biotalandscapes.com.
Fill your home with high-end Martha O’Hara Interiors home decor items at 50 – 90 percent off at the Martha O’Hara Interiors Showroom Home Decor Clearance Sale, 6900 Oxford St., St. Louis Park during the 11th Annual Midwest Home Luxury Home Tour June 10-12, 17-19, and 24-26. Find a vast array of trend-forward furnishing lines and home furnishings. Work with our on-site designer to meet your home’s unique needs. For more information, call 952-908-3150 or visit www.oharainteriors.com/showroom.
Northway Construction Services in Baxter, Minn., was selected by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry to receive the Contractor of the Year (CotY) award in the North Central Region in the category of “home renovation over $1 million.” They also received the “National Excellence in Construction Eagle Award” from Associated Builders and Contractors in the category of residential construction. For more information, call 877-824-2040 or visit www.northwayconstruction.com.
Nor-Son, Inc. received two Contractor of the Year Awards from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. In recognition of outstanding achievement, a first place award was received in the category of “Entire House Under $250,000,” for a Dutch Colonial remodel/addition in Brainerd and an honorable mention in the category of “Best of the Decade” for a historic log home renovation in Bay Lake. The Coty Awards offer an opportunity for the Minnesota remodeling industry to acknowledge the year’s accomplishments in 25 categories and to recognize individual successes.
Founded in 1978, Nor-Son, Inc. specializes in creating warm, welcoming and well-built environments for the home, hospitality, healthcare and commercial sectors. The company provides consulting, pre-construction, design, construction and maintenance services. A 25-time national award winner of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Nor-Son has offices in Baxter, Minn., and Fargo, North Dakota. For more information, visit www.nor-son.com.
LiLu Interiors Presents: The Inspiring Design Series
Looking for a flash of fabulous to ignite your design project? The Inspiring Design Series might be the spark. Through a series of informational open houses, LiLu helps you dream, discuss then do. Join us. Leave inspired. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. Space is limited. RSVP today: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open House 10am-1pm; Event 11am-Noon
International Market Square
Spring into Paris
Saturday, April 30
LiLu hosts Jan Dolphin, author of Paris from the Heart. Hear insights about the ultimate guide to fashion, fun and freedom followed by a book signing. And the LiLu Design Team will present ooh-la-la interiors for your home, featuring furniture, fabrics, and more.
Fashion Influencing Interiors
Saturday, May 21
The fashion runway comes to IMS. But it’s a collection of fashion forward interior design elements and designs on display. The LiLu Design Team will highlight the connection between hot shoes and easy chairs.