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The great home update

Step inside a few area homes that might spark an idea.

Step inside a few area homes that might spark an idea.

A modern couple refreshes a Sun Prairie home built in 1894

Ryan and Chloe Homan ended up with was a farmhouse that was surrounded by not one, but nearly seven acres of land in Sun Prairie.

Ryan and Chloe Homan ended up with was a farmhouse that was surrounded by not one, but nearly seven acres of land in Sun Prairie.

This traditional-style home had to be torn to the studs for a fresh start

Built some 80 years ago, the lake home owned by Tina Hanson and Tom Hagg had already seen its fair share of repairs and alterations during the 25 years the couple owned the house.

Built some 80 years ago, the lake home owned by Tina Hanson and Tom Hagg had already seen its fair share of repairs and alterations during the 25 years the couple owned the house.

Morgann McCoy's small space embraces a cozy vibe

Morgann McCoy downsized both her possessions and her space by relocating to a farm owned by her brother and sister-in-law.

Morgann McCoy downsized both her possessions and her space by relocating to a farm owned by her brother and sister-in-law.

Renovating couple took their place from demo disaster to dream home

This renovating couple didn’t feel a spark for this Nakoma fixer-upper until it was already partially gutted. Then they turned it into a house tailor-made for their family.

This renovating couple didn’t feel a spark for this Nakoma fixer-upper until it was already partially gutted. Then they turned it into a house tailor-made for their family.

6 businesses to check out in September

This month our editors selected local items including Ugly Apple Cafe's marmalade, art bikes, a neon sign business and more.

This month our editors selected local items including Ugly Apple Cafe's marmalade, art bikes, a neon sign business and more.

Maly Vang weaves her Hmong heritage into modern macramé wall art

While she creates all sorts of wall hangings and some other macramé accessories, over the past couple years, Vang has become well known for her xauv-inspired pieces.

While she creates all sorts of wall hangings and some other macramé accessories, over the past couple years, Vang has become well known for her xauv-inspired pieces.

Madison Night Market to return this week after year-long hiatus

After a year without markets, Madison's Central Business Improvement District is bringing back the Madison Night Market Thursday.

After a year without markets, Madison's Central Business Improvement District is bringing back the Madison Night Market Thursday from 4-9 p.m.

6 local things our editors love this August

Nonalcoholic beer, a new book, vegan conchitas, espresso lemonade and more in this month's hot list.

Nonalcoholic beer, a new book, vegan conchitas, espresso lemonade and more in this month's hot list.

5 Madison-area locals giving us fit-spiration

Q&As with fitness fanatics who share their 2021 goals, their favorite equipment, post-workout snacks and more.

Q&As with fitness fanatics who share their 2021 goals, their favorite equipment, post-workout snacks and more.

A duo enjoys the perks of luxury apartment living

Whitney Doering and Lincoln Durham are among many young professionals enjoying luxury apartment living in Madison.

Whitney Doering and Lincoln Durham are among many young professionals enjoying luxury apartment living in Madison.

Xizhou Xie has excelled at the art of the pour

Xizhou Xie started with acrylic pour art as a hobby, but she soon became overloaded with canvases.

Xizhou Xie started with acrylic pour art as a hobby, but she soon became overloaded with canvases.

'The Generous Home' donates $1.2 million to 15 local nonprofits

Through help from donations of local businesses, the program is able to give funds to local nonproits.

Through a partnership with more than 40 local businesses, "The Generous Home" program is donating all the proceeds from the sale of a home to local nonprofits.

6 things our editors love this June

Check out what our editors are loving this month.

This one's for all the lovers of e-books, brandy, board games, sustainable bags, healthy snacks and handmade jewelry.