Jul 23
0 comments
We are excited to share all we have done in the last 2 weeks! Our latest new home in Chanhassen was assembled in ONE impressive day. Since then we are well underway will all the inner workings of a high performance home. We are going to be out at the house this weekend giving tours and showing you just how we put it all together. Please join us Saturday, July 26th from 10am – Noon. RSVP samantha@jpandcompany.net for directions.
Read More
Tags :

Jun 28
0 comments
If summer has you itching to revamp your style or your place, then a tour of local boutiques on a beautiful day is the perfect fix. There are amazing shops right here in the cities that showcase fabulous accents and ideas. In my opinion, there’s no better way to find inspiration and that special something. Below are my favorite spots for awesome furniture, knickknacks, jewelry, home goods, and more in the Twin Cities area.
Read More

May 28
0 comments
Make every evening or weekend spent at home this summer feel like a getaway by revamping your home’s outdoor living areas. Upgrading your porch or patio is relatively easy and inexpensive, and the payoff is huge. With the right setup and additions, you’ll soon find yourself spending as much time as you can outside, whether you’re enjoying your morning coffee or a festive soirée.
Read More

May 19
0 comments
It’s Spring! Buy the Fresh, Foraged & Local Now that winter has passed, we can start enjoying some delicious, fresh produce—some of it is even grown right here in the Minnesota. You can find these local edibles at the co-op, farmer’s market, and even on the forest bed. Shopping local goods not only gives you the freshest produce, it also supports local businesses and reduces the carbon footprint of your fridge. Act fast to scoop up some of these totally seasonal, totally local treats!
Read More

Mar 27
0 comments
This February it was a treat to learn that JP&CO has yet again received a “Best of Houzz” award from Houzz.com, an awesome home building, remodeling, and decorating website with more than 16 million monthly users. Read on to learn more about the award and our awesome online portfolio.
Read More

Mar 22
0 comments
See What We Did with a 1950s Rambler for the Remodeler's Showcase, Spring 2014. Our newest remodel is on display Friday through Sunday (March 28 – 30) in Edina, and it’s definitely worth the trip.
Read More

Jan 05
0 comments
Just like the rest of your home, a child’s bathroom should be updated for safety. As much as designing a bathroom for kiddies can be fun, at JP&CO we believe that safety should always come first. Beyond the cardinal rule of never leaving your child in the bathtub alone, there are a number of pointers that can help to keep bath time fun and safe. From slip-prevention tactics to water temperature, here’s what you need to know.
Read More

Dec 27
0 comments
Teardowns are a great option for anyone looking for a truly personalized design in the neighborhood they desire. Increasingly, families and retirees are turning to this method for the home of their dreams with all the benefits of living in an established neighborhood. When it comes to teardowns, there are certain preliminary steps necessary to find the perfect lot for bulldozing and building anew. Let JP&CO help walk you through these components.
Read More

Dec 17
0 comments
Whether you’re considering building on a snug city block or a spacious suburban spot, there are certain elements to consider when searching for the perfect lot for your new home. Since helping our clients to find the perfect lot is part of what we do here at JP&CO, I thought that I’d share some of our most important tips for finding a location that works for your budget and your dream home—a lot that you’ll love.
Read More

Nov 29
0 comments
The chalkboard has graduated from the classroom and is quickly becoming a fun and surprising new addition to the home. With the advent of chalkboard paint, this reusable matte surface has been reborn, with functional and enjoyable uses popping up daily. And did I mention that a lot of these great new uses for chalkboard paint are perfect for hosting? You may just pick up a trick or two for this holiday season!
Read More

Nov 17
0 comments
Backsplashes have come a long way since square floral and vegetable motifs. It’s a pleasure to explore the sheer variety of ideas out there for the walls surrounding the kitchen counters and cabinets. I’m a big fan of backsplashes because they offer a dash of personality while improving the functionality of your kitchen. Take a look at these eye-catching backsplashes for some great inspiration.
Read More

Nov 12
0 comments
No space is too small when it comes to designing a special area for your child to learn and explore. Once you’ve decided on the perfect spot for your playroom, consider some of JP&CO’s handy ideas for a more child-friendly, useful, and happier room.
Read More

Oct 30
0 comments
We spend a shocking amount of money on household cleaners, and these items aren't necessarily the most effective or the safest for our health. Learn how to save money and reduce the use of dangerous chemicals in your home with this awesome guide to making your own household cleaners. It's really easy—I promise!
Read More

Oct 23
0 comments
A well-designed kid’s room is equal parts fun, safety, and functionality. I’ve always enjoyed designing and decorating children’s rooms because they offer the chance to be playful and bold. Your kid’s room is a place for sleep, quiet, and comfort, but it can also be a place for games, learning, crafting, imagining, and so much more. An easy, inexpensive, and low-risk way to improve the mood and comfort of your child’s bedroom is with a new area rug. Learn how to select the best one for your home.
Read More

Oct 08
1 comment
Have you heard of the small house revolution? Families who join this movement are actively trading in their large homes for miniature ones, and they’re actually enjoying it too. And I do mean miniature—in an article published last year on cnn.com, many of the new homes enjoyed by tiny living homeowners were as small as 200 square feet.
Read More

Sep 27
0 comments
I wanted to send out a quick reminder that the Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase begins today. Doors open at 12 pm today (Friday) at our home in Minneapolis (R39). For a fun start to the weekend, come to our swanky opening night event from 5 pm – 7 pm, featuring a designer tour and hors d’oeuvres. Showcase also runs this Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm – 6 pm.
Read More

Sep 26
0 comments
Check out all the picture of our latest project on houzz.com. The home will be open to view this weekend so stop by! Parade of Homes details are here.
Read More

Sep 24
0 comments
If you haven’t taken a look yet, allow me to introduce you to R39, our most outstanding work to date and the star of this fall’s Showcase weekend. You’ve got three days (Sept 27-29) to see what happens when gorgeous design and incredible energy-efficiency converge under one roof.
Read More

Sep 19
0 comments
For the first time in JP&CO history, we have the opportunity not only to show off a brand new house during Showcase, but also to help one lucky family discover their dream home. That’s because this beautiful and incredibly energy-efficient home (R39) is also for sale!
Read More

Sep 17
0 comments
With Showcase weekend around the corner, we wanted to give design lovers and dream home seekers a chance to sneak a peek of the innovative work we’re revealing this Showcase season. Our newest and brightest (R39) merges the comfort and classic aesthetic of New England’s Cape Cod style home with an impressive dose of modern functionality. This start-from-scratch tear down was completed in a neat 11 weeks. And did we mention it’s on the market?
Read More

Get this feed  
« Previous12345Next »

the perfect place Search

ABOUT ME

Samantha Grose,
Associate AIA and Allied ASID
view my complete profile


OUR HOME PAGE

Home

 

WHY THE PERFECT PLACE?

I come across so many things for the home…everything from great decor that finishes off your home while still being affordable (but once in a while a splurge)  to easy maintenance keeping  your home looking as great as the day we left.  We strive to make our homes timeless and keep their care as effortless as possible.  These notes and articles are intended to be a collection of great finds for your home so enjoy...

 

FacebookButton.png

houzz interior design ideas

Tag Cloud

JP&COWall DecorTwin CitiesJP&COFreshClassicToy ControlStainless SteelJP&COSouthern CaliforniaRefreshing on a BudgetDeclutterSmall House MovementMantel DesignJP&COR19Home BuildingKitchenDesign IdeasJP&COFrank Lloyde WrightBedroom2012 OlympicsMinneapolisFake a Clean HomeNew Home BuildingGreen AppliancesRemodelers ShowcaseJP&CO, Samantha Grose, Kitchen OrganizationJP&COLawn MaintenanceJP&CODecorKids DecorWinnerJP&CO Spring ShowcaseGreen CookingMicrowave GuideDesign ToursMaintainMade in AmericaGalleria, EdinaGranite CarePete PaulsonJP&COCooking areaMirror DesignWinter Home TipsHome GoodsKids bathroom designFarmers MarketJP&COCape Cod Style HomeWinterPeter PaulsonHealthy LawnGlassVintageStoring FruitShowcase Weekend JP&COFront DoorDining RoomFull RenovationMinnesotaDesignInterior DecorationHome DesignEntrywaysProduceHome ToursNatural Bathroom CleaningSneak PeekJP&COHow to Choose a LotStoring VegetablesCasualChalkboard PaintHalloweenDesigner CondoCenterpeice IdeasChoosing a Lot Lawn CareJP&COHome Care TipsPlayroomsSpring CleaningSummer ToursHealthy Living TipsToursOutdoor livingprep spaceHalloween DecoratingTiny HomeJP&COSpring ShowcaseMinnetonkaTear DownWinter OrganizationHome OfficeGas vs. Electric StovesHerb GardensStoring ProduceHerbsJP & COR10Art DecoGranite TipsArtwork in the HomeBathroom CleaningOriginal ArtCleaningmushroomsclean-up zoneJP&COGreen ExteriorsGreen CleaningKansas City, MOhouzz.comPatioCounter CareChoosing a NeighborhoodJP&COCraveIndoor PlantsMaison GalleriaGreen IdeasGuest Room, JP&CO, Samantha Grose, Guest Room Ideas, Perfect GuestroomKeeping Produce FreshFiddlehead Natural House CleaningJP&COFresh ProduceHome DecorRampsSmaller HomeGarageGardeningHow to Choose a Kids RugOpen House MinneapolisKids BathroomKitchen OrganizingLivingContemporaryfersBoulevard Samantha GroseTiny HouseGreen InteriorsSt. Paul HomeInterior DesignPaper UseOrganization TipsHostess with the MostessMirror IdeasJP&CO LifestyleRestaurant Interior TourBacksplashHeat Saving TipsInteriorsResidential ConstructionKids Bedroom IdeasLondonJP&CO FeaturesFashionHome tourFamily PhotosHalloween TableDIY Household CleanersBest of HouzzlocalKitchen AppliancesMinimalist LivingCooking with HerbsSamantha Grose, JP&CO, Living, Thanksgiving Time SaversTours with the DesignerJP&CODesignersThe Perfect PlaceFinding a LotRemodelingJP&CO2014MicrowavesTips on CompostingWinter Energy SaversEasy UpgradesJP&CO DesignDesign TipsFlower PotsTileParty Tips2013R39DecoratingJP&COKitchen UpgradesBack yardMinnesota Residential ConstructionEdinaColorJP&COChowen housespringJP&COTwin Cities RemodelersAwardsGreen ChefFallHostingStorage IdeasBeautiful LawnCloset OrganizationGranite CountersHow to Host a PartyGreen LivingThe Oscars Green RoomSinkGreen KitchenHome CleaningRankingKids Rug GuideArchitectureKitchen IdeasHome MaintenanceImproving HospitalitySouth MinneapolisOpening Night EventSamantha Grose, JP&CO, Residential Construction, Kitchen Design, Kitchen IslandJP&CO PorchJP&COMendota HeightsEnergy Efficient HomeHome Organizing TipsTeardownForagedHome OrganizationFall 2013MansionsJP&COJP&COmorel mushroomsfulton charmerPatio DecoratingSamantha's HomeJP&COFresh Fruit TipsRusticJP&COJP&COJP&CO, Rugs, Rugs in the Kitchen, Kitchen DecoratingMpls. St. Paul MagazineParade of HomesArea RugsSafetySandstoneDecor for KidsEntertainingUnique CenterpiecesHouzz JP&COSummer VacationsRug SafetyLiving RoomCalm HomeMarbleToss, Sell, Donate, KeepShoppingNatural CleanersClassyTable CenterpiecesHome DecoratingBoutiquesSamantha Grose, JP&CO, Serving Trays, DecoratingSt. PaulSummer TravelToy OrganizingCompostParade of Homes 2012JP&COOrganic ProducePorchOrganizingKids RoomsMantel DecorationHome PhotosMaintenanceHow to Compost


Tag List

Halloween Table (1)
Rug Safety (1)
Art Deco (1)
Living (1)
Outdoor living (1)
Best of Houzz (2)
Fake a Clean Home (1)
JP&CO (1)
Tips on Composting (1)
Kitchen Appliances (1)
JP&CO (1)
JP&CO (1)
JP&CO (1)
Smaller Home (1)
Sink (1)
Marble (1)
Cooking area (1)
Fresh (1)
Toy Control (1)
Closet Organization (1)
Guest Room, JP&CO, Samantha Grose, Guest Room Ideas, Perfect Guestroom (1)
St. Paul (2)
Houzz (2)
Parade of Homes (5)
Compost (1)
Winter Home Tips (1)
Choosing a Lot (1)
Casual (1)
Gas vs. Electric Stoves (1)
JP&CO (1)
Samantha Grose (12)
Organization Tips (3)
Storage Ideas (1)
Twin Cities (6)
JP&CO, Rugs, Rugs in the Kitchen, Kitchen Decorating (1)
Indoor Plants (1)
Remodeling (2)
New Home Building (2)
Classic (2)
Kids Decor (1)
Frank Lloyde Wright (1)
Minimalist Living (1)
Home Tours (2)
Kids bathroom design (1)
Winner (1)
Green Cleaning (2)
Fiddlehead (1)
Storing Vegetables (1)
Fresh Fruit Tips (1)
Organic Produce (1)
(2)
Interior Design (1)
Natural Bathroom Cleaning (1)
JP&CO (1)
How to Compost (1)
Green Chef (1)
Tear Down (1)
London (1)
Refreshing on a Budget (1)
Home Cleaning (1)
Architecture (1)
2013 (1)
Storing Fruit (1)
Green Kitchen (2)
Design Tours (1)
Garage (1)
Contemporary (2)
JP&CO Features (1)
Interiors (1)
Restaurant Interior Tour (1)
Tours with the Designer (1)
Party Tips (1)
Hostess with the Mostess (1)
Kansas City, MO (1)
Decorating (2)
Design Ideas (2)
Winter Energy Savers (1)
Stainless Steel (1)
Summer Travel (1)
Home Organizing Tips (1)
Chalkboard Paint (1)
Home Office (1)
South Minneapolis (1)
JP&CO (1)
JP&CO (1)
Hosting (1)
Samantha Grose, JP&CO, Serving Trays, Decorating (1)
The Perfect Place (1)
Gardening (2)
Halloween (1)
Home Design (1)
fulton charmer (1)
JP&CO (1)
Kitchen Organizing (1)
Interior Decoration (2)
Patio (1)
Flower Pots (1)
Area Rugs (1)
Natural House Cleaning (1)
Kitchen Ideas (1)
Lawn Maintenance (1)
Summer Tours (1)
Bedroom (1)
Mpls. St. Paul Magazine (1)
Kids Bathroom (1)
Boulevard (1)
Patio Decorating (1)
Herbs (2)
JP&CO (1)
JP&CO (1)
JP&CO (1)
Design Tips (1)
Paper Use (1)
Showcase Weekend (3)
Porch (1)
local (1)
Winter Organization (1)
Table Centerpieces (1)
Fall (1)
JP&CO (1)
Residential Construction (4)
JP & CO (1)
Healthy Living Tips (2)
Rustic (1)
JP&CO (1)
Twin Cities Remodelers (1)
Energy Efficient Home (3)
Samantha Grose, JP&CO, Residential Construction, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Island (1)
Home Goods (1)
Summer Vacations (1)
Home Photos (1)
Microwave Guide (1)
Classy (1)
Design (3)
Glass (1)
Maintenance (1)
Wall Decor (1)
JP&CO, Samantha Grose, Kitchen Organization (1)
Tile (1)
Natural Cleaners (1)
Decor (1)
Declutter (1)
Entryways (1)
R19 (2)
mushrooms (1)
Awards (2)
Spring Showcase (4)
Ranking (1)
prep space (1)
Green Living (1)
Granite Tips (1)
Full Renovation (1)
Tiny House (1)
Centerpeice Ideas (1)
Home Building (2)
Artwork in the Home (1)
The Oscars Green Room (1)
Designers (1)
JP&CO (1)
Microwaves (1)
Boutiques (1)
Home Maintenance (1)
Choosing a Neighborhood (1)
How to Host a Party (1)
JP&CO (1)
JP&CO (1)
Cleaning (1)
houzz.com (2)
Mantel Design (1)
JP&CO (1)
spring (1)
Remodelers Showcase (8)
Home tour (1)
Granite Care (2)
Home Decor (3)
Home Care Tips (1)
Bathroom Cleaning (2)
Mansions (1)
JP&CO Lifestyle (1)
Halloween Decorating (2)
Samantha Grose, JP&CO, Living, Thanksgiving Time Savers (1)
Improving Hospitality (1)
Green Appliances (1)
Cooking with Herbs (1)
Herb Gardens (1)
Designer Condo (1)
JP&CO (1)
Green Cooking (1)
Parade of Homes 2012 (1)
Sandstone (1)
Family Photos (1)
Finding a Lot (1)
Chowen house (1)
Open House Minneapolis (1)
Front Door (1)
Shopping (1)
Foraged (1)
Easy Upgrades (1)
Mirror Design (1)
Backsplash (1)
Entertaining (1)
Teardown (1)
JP&CO (1)
JP&CO (1)
Southern California (1)
2012 Olympics (1)
Farmers Market (1)
Calm Home (1)
Galleria, Edina (1)
Storing Produce (1)
JP&CO (1)
Sneak Peek (1)
Minnesota (6)
Keeping Produce Fresh (1)
R10 (1)
Decor for Kids (1)
JP&CO Spring Showcase (1)
Home Decorating (1)
JP&CO (1)
Minnesota Residential Construction (1)
Tiny Home (1)
Samantha's Home (1)
Peter Paulson (1)
How to Choose a Lot (1)
Fresh Produce (1)
Kitchen Upgrades (1)
Minnetonka (1)
Beautiful Lawn (1)
Living Room (2)
Dining Room (1)
JP&CO (1)
Minneapolis (6)
How to Choose a Kids Rug (1)
Maintain (1)
Mirror Ideas (1)
Cape Cod Style Home (3)
JP&CO (1)
Crave (1)
Kids Bedroom Ideas (2)
JP&CO (1)
Ramps (1)
fers (1)
Organizing (2)
Vintage (2)
R39 (2)
Toss, Sell, Donate, Keep (1)
Kids Rug Guide (1)
Healthy Lawn (1)
JP&CO Design (1)
Back yard (1)
St. Paul Home (1)
Unique Centerpieces (1)
Opening Night Event (2)
Green Ideas (1)
Kitchen (8)
Small House Movement (1)
Winter (1)
Original Art (1)
Green Exteriors (1)
Spring Cleaning (2)
Home Organization (3)
Edina (1)
morel mushrooms (1)
JP&CO (1)
JP&CO (1)
Color (1)
JP&CO Porch (1)
Green Interiors (2)
Produce (1)
Kids Rooms (1)
Tours (1)
JP&CO (1)
Lawn Care (2)
Heat Saving Tips (1)
Counter Care (1)
Maison Galleria (1)
Fashion (1)
Playrooms (1)
Pete Paulson (1)
Safety (2)
DIY Household Cleaners (1)
Granite Counters (2)
Made in America (1)
Fall 2013 (1)
2014 (1)
clean-up zone (1)
Toy Organizing (1)
Mendota Heights (1)
Mantel Decoration (1)