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3 Ways to Achieve Balance in Your Home Design: Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, Radial

There are many elements of home design that often go unnoticed, yet have an enormous impact on the overall feel of a space.  Often, it all comes down to how well the room’s design achieves balance. Thoughtful attention to balance… Read more »

Feb 17, 2023

Design Tips

Bluestem Remodeling Named 2023 NARI Regional CotY Winner!

Bluestem Wins Residential Kitchen Over $150,000 Category St. Louis Park, MN — The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named Bluestem Remodeling in St. Louis, MN 2023 Region 3 North Central winner in the Residential Kitchen Over $150,000 category… Read more »

Feb 07, 2023


Bluestem named in “Best Design Build Firms in Minneapolis” List

Bluestem was named a top Design Build firm in Minneapolis by General Contractors Magazine. “Minneapolis, Minnesota forms the “Twin Cities” alongside St. Paul, the state capital. It is known for its beautiful parks and lakes and is divided by the… Read more »

Feb 06, 2023


Can You Avoid Remodeling Decision Fatigue?

For many, a home remodeling project is one of the most significant things you’ll ever do. When looking at common life stressors: getting married, having kids, and buying a home, a major disruption to your home – like remodeling –… Read more »

Jan 26, 2023

Design Tips

Should I Get a Doorless Walk-In Shower?

A doorless shower is a beautiful way to add luxury to your home and daily routine. To help you imagine this layout in your own home, our design team discusses ideas and considerations for this shower remodel idea.  First of… Read more »

Nov 29, 2022

Bathroom Remodel

Bluestem’s Tips for Creating a Wellness Room

Many people turn inward for rejuvenation and actively seek out ways to take a break from the everyday stresses of life. Wellness spaces, which are commonly talked about these days, don’t have to be outside of the home – you… Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

Design Tips

The Official Bathroom Remodeling Checklist

Whether it’s not enough space or outdated plumbing, having a bathroom that doesn’t work for your daily life can be incredibly frustrating. But before you jump headfirst into a bathroom remodel, our Bluestem experts have put together a checklist to… Read more »

Oct 31, 2022

Bathroom Remodel

Creating Synergy in the Home: Part 2

Welcome Back! In Creating Synergy in the Home: Part One, we discussed the importance of fostering synergy in your home and the impact of synergy on home design. Synergy can refer to the different parts of your home design –… Read more »

Oct 14, 2022

Design Tips

Bump Out Additions: Big Payoffs for Less

What are the benefits of a bump out addition? We really like our older home, but need more space in certain areas. Can we add just a few extra feet when we remodel? Maybe you love the feel of your… Read more »

Oct 10, 2022

Home Additions

Creating Synergy in the Home: Part 1

When you think about your home, have you ever considered how all the pieces work together to support your daily life and enhance the overall experience? Most people realize that their homes are made of a great deal of pieces:… Read more »

Sep 27, 2022

Design Tips