Pineapple Momma Planning And Design Recaps

Have you ever wondered what actually goes into planning a remodel? Where to start and how to dive in? It […]

Remodelers Showcase Tour

Remodelers Showcase Parade of Homes Tour Since we can’t share all about this project over the parade weekend we wanted […]

Pineapple Momma Guest Post Part 2

OAK & ARROW HOMES PT. 2 march 24, 2020 A few weeks ago we met with Samantha at Oak and […]

Pineapple Momma Guest Post

Guest Post Featuring @Pineapplemomma Starting a renovation is exciting but we understand that it can also be an overwhelming task!  […]

Coastal Master Suite Reveal

Get ready for some impressive before & after shots!! The Story: Our fabulous clients spend time in Hawaii every winter […]

Chowen Bungalow Before & After

To really appreciate our Chowen Bungalow you MUST see the before picture!  These homeowners have been loving every minute they […]

Spring 2019 Showcase Home Reveal

Spring is here and that means we have a beautiful whole house remodel to share on the Parade of Home’s […]

Top Five Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks

Though it’s taking longer than we’d like this year in Minnesota, spring will soon be here – which means it’s […]

Kitchen Spotlight – Copper Backsplash

Most homeowners are hesitant to add bold colors or patterns in the kitchen. It’s traditionally a place where everything is […]

Sneak peek at our latest new home!

We are excited to share our latest new home that is now available.  We have had a lot of fun […]

Showcase Home Before & After

The Spring 2018 Parade of Homes & Remodelers Showcase is right around the corner (March 23-25)! We are exited to share some […]

Showcase Home Reveal R48

A perfect home for Empty Nesters! We are excited to share our Empty Nester’s Cozy Rambler in the Spring 2018 Parade […]

Kitchen Spotlight – Independent Spaces

We’ve had lots of questions about this Minnetonka Rebuild kitchen, so we figured we’d share some brand details with you […]

Romantic Home Features

Because love is in the air this week, we put together a collection of some of our favorite romantic features […]

Town Home Reveal

The Project We remodeled a 1980s town home that had a boxy layout. The traffic patterns in the space were […]

Kitchen Spotlight – 5 Mudroom Design Tips

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Adding a mudroom near an exterior door has its perks! However, if it becomes a free-for-all, the space can quickly […]

Featured in the Remodelers Showcase Magazine!

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We are proud to be featured in this edition of Remodelers Showcase Magazine.

Unveiling our Remodeler Showcase Home

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I became a first time home owner of a 1920’s chicago style brick condo on Portland avenue in St. Paul [...]

5 “Nice to Have” Features to Consider for a New Home

JP&CO Homes - Front View

As a designer, I know how crucial it is to get the basics just right. The design should be functional, […]

10 Ways to have a HIGH-PERFORMING home

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By Samantha Grose, designer for JP&CO You’ve probably heard the term “high performance” associated with cars. That could mean they have great […]

Local Picks for a Classy, Comfortable Nursery

It’s not always easy finding nursery décor and furniture that is cute, comfortable AND classy. Oftentimes, retail shops focus solely […]

Décor for Kids: Rugs

By Samantha Grose, Designer, JP&CO: A residential construction firm delivering a personalized home through an enjoyable process, done at a […]

Do YOU Have a Healthy Home?

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    One of our top priorities at Optima Homes is creating a healthy, holistic environment that promotes physical and […]

Parade of Homes: Remodelers Showcase 2015

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We have a treat for you this year! We transformed a basic, one-story rambler into an elegant and functional two-story […]


  Creating something beautiful and functional is always a source of pride at JP&CO. However, we had a special sense […]

Décor for Kids: Creative Playroom Ideas

  No space is too small when it comes to designing a special area for your child to learn and […]

How to Create a Safe Bathroom for Kids

By Samantha Grose, Lead Designer for Optima Homes and JP&CO. Just like the rest of your home, a child’s bathroom […]

Create your Dream Porch or Patio

By Samantha Grose, designer for JP&CO and Optima Homes Make every evening or weekend spent at home this summer feel like a getaway […]