Modern Traditional St. Paul House Tour

Name: Kate Arends
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
Size: 5,500 square feet
Type of home: Colonial rambler
Years lived in: 2, owned

Whether she’s transforming her kitchen, styling effortlessly chic outfits, or fielding questions about relationships and parenting, Kate Arends lives up to the name of her popular design and lifestyle company: Wit & Delight. Like your friend who always thrifts the coolest finds, Kate adds her relaxed and irreverent style to everything she touches.

That’s especially true of the sprawling Colonial rambler she shares with her family in St. Paul, Minnesota. The classic architectural style is a dream backdrop for Kate’s playful twists on traditional decor. But when the family first moved in, it was full of wild paint colors and a few questionable design choices. No matter! Kate has spent the last two years turning it into a home that’s unmistakably hers, from the pink-and-marble kitchen to the

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