Bringing the Community Together

Unifying the Outside with the Inside

August 12, 2016 · Posted In: Downtown, Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome, Publications

When Joan Heistand began her search for the perfect place to call home in downtown Omaha, she came upon a 2,700-square-foot condo in the Paxton and saw potential in its open flow and natural light. […]

10,000 Ideas in 10,000 Square Feet

March 3, 2016 · Posted In: Before & After, Home, Home Improvement, Omaha Magazine, OmahaHome

From confined, concise rooms to open, flowing spaces…this 10,000 square foot home has been completely transformed. The foundation and exterior frame remain, but the entire interior has been reconstructed. New floor plans were created within […]

Plains Living on a Mountainous Scale

January 3, 2016 · Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome, Publications

While driving towards Waterloo, Nebraska, Jana Wheatley came upon a sign reading “Live a more fluid life,” touting a coming residential lake community to be named West Shores. She longed to live in nature. Taking […]

Self-Made, Self-Taught, Self-Assured

December 11, 2015 · Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome, Publications

An interior designer would have to possess an abundance of chutzpah to place a Paul Bunyan-sized silver chalice vase filled with giant sprays of faux white flowers in the middle of a hotel lobby. Eric James […]

From London to Calcutta to Morocco

December 6, 2015 · Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome, Publications

This 9,000-square-foot home was designed from the ground up. Working as a team the designer, architect, builder, and homeowner carefully considered all aspects and details of the home to create a classic, contemporary design. The […]

Winning at Wine

November 24, 2015 · Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome, Publications

In a spacious home in West Omaha live a pair of wine lovers. “I open a bottle while I am cooking, and then my husband comes home and we have a glass with dinner,” says […]


November 13, 2015 · Posted In: Home, Home Improvement, OmahaHome, Publications

Gelena Wasserman needed help transferring her vision of a perfect nursery into reality. Enter YouthfulNest. Wasserman discovered the website while browsing for baby items.  As a working first-mom-to-be, she didn’t have time for all the […]

Making the Old New Again

November 5, 2015 · Posted In: Downtown, Encounter, Home, Home Improvement, Neighborhoods, Publications

Sherri and John Obermiller decided their new downtown condo reminded them too much of the suburbs. They should know. The couple moved in 2011 from their five-bedroom, five-bathroom home in the white-picket-fence-lined neighborhoods off 180th […]

The Piitt

September 4, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Home, Home Improvement, Publications

This article appears in September/October 2015 Encounter. Lindsay Piittmann did not see white picket fences and clean, open floor plans when she initially viewed her house. “When I first brought her here to introduce her […]