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light flooding in trees

Navigating the River

August 23, 2019 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome

Missouri River flooding is a disaster for affected property owners. If there is a silver lining, it is that flooding is mostly beneficial to riverine species, including fish and waterfowl. However, rising waters make the […]

Donscheski chicken coop cottage

Chicken Pedicures & Slumber Parties

Posted In: Home, OmahaHome

It started with three chickens in a store-bought, redwood playhouse. Now the Donscheski family has 20 chickens in a custom-built cedar coop that’s 20 feet by 6 feet and tall enough to stand in, with […]

Minne Lusa neighborhood from above

Still Shining a Century On

Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Tucked in neatly between Florence and Miller Park, coming into the historic Minne Lusa neighborhood for the first time is like discovering a hidden compartment in your grandmother’s vanity, secreting away gems and mementos of […]

Blackstone Hotel outside remodel

Bringing Back the Glory Days

Posted In: Midtown, Omaha Magazine, OmahaHome

Omaha has a bit of Chicago flair and New York taste in one midtown location. That location is built of steel, covered in brick, and features terra cotta details. The Blackstone Hotel was the design […]

Sept. North Shore Home living room

Designed for a Lifetime

Posted In: Before & After, OmahaHome

Sherri and Brian Wheeler are an active, hardworking couple and parents to a busy teenage son, so they wanted their new home to reflect this. They needed it to include plenty of storage areas for […]

Dolan/Lavigne family, front of house

A House Worthy of Movies

Posted In: At Home, OmahaHome

When Todd Lavigne and Gina Dolan got engaged, they needed a home for their blended family that would suit the active lifestyles of two career-driven adults, two precocious teenagers, and three beloved dogs—not to mention […]

Kathleen Connor

Consignment to Creation

August 22, 2019 · Posted In: Home, OmahaHome

Kathleen Connor attended Princeton University, where she obtained a degree in art history, which led to her working with renowned interior designer Anthony Baratta and architect Peter Marino. She didn’t plan on making custom lampshades. […]

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OmahaHome Entryway – Falling for Fall

August 21, 2019 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, OmahaHome

While living on the beach is hard to beat, fall will forever hold a special place in my heart. The leaves slowly change colors, boots and sweaters re-emerge from closets, and delicious comfort foods make […]

Monarch Butterfly Harvest Planting Native Gardens for Pollinators

Planting Native Gardens for Pollinators

June 21, 2019 · Posted In: OmahaHome

Many beautiful homes have beautiful yards, and many beautiful yards have gardens. Breathtaking gardens look natural and maintained. One secret is low-maintenance plant selection. Scott Evans, horticulture program coordinator with the University of Nebraska—Lincoln Extension, […]

Angie Arkfeld's Villa feature A Villa of a Different Color

A Villa of a Different Color

Posted In: Lifestyle, OmahaHome

Angie Arkfeld says her builder’s style was traditional compared to her contemporary tastes. However, she liked the open template of a particular villa already underway, and she loved the neighborhood developing near 192nd and Pacific […]