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My Make-A-Wish project — the reveal!

You may remember a few weeks ago when I talked about preparing for my Make-A-Wish project. Little Olivia, diagnosed with lupus at the much-too-young age of 6, chose her Make-A-Wish wish to be a redecorated “Princess and the Frog” style bedroom. Smart girl…instead of going to Disney World one time, she brought Disney to her…

My Make-A-Wish project, part 1

Little did I know a day at Somerby golf course in Byron, Minn., would lead to one of the most fulfilling experiences of my life. A casual offer of design time at a Make-A-Wish silent auction event has one year later has landed me straight in the home of the world’s cutest little girl: Olivia.…

Inspiring local artist Cathy Bratter

First of all, happy March! I hope you all enjoyed Leap Day yesterday and either did something really special with your extra day, OR made it just another ordinary Wednesday. Both are perfectly acceptable in my book. For a few months now, I’ve been wanting to share with you a local artist who has come…

My 3-Day Experience

What a thrill to be part of the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk this year! Sixty miles and several blisters and bruises later, and I feel like a changed woman. A huge thank you to my 3-1/2 amazing teammates (one had a bun in her oven!) for letting me join their team! The first day…

The Keller Summer

Oh goodness, it’s been quite a summer already, and it’s only barely August. While I normally like to keep these posts about design, I just can’t help but to write about a few of my summer high- (and low-!) lights. None of it is exactly newsworthy, but it’s all certainly blog-worthy. Keller Issue #1 For…

Hickory Chair University

Last May, my associate Katherine and I became esteemed graduates of Hickory Chair University. What is Hickory Chair University, you ask? For starters, it’s an inventive, inspiring three-day workshop hosted by the furniture company Hickory Chair in—you guessed it!—Hickory, N. C. Rather than spend their advertising/marketing budget on ads and mailings directed at people who…

Happy Anniversary, RKID!

It’s hard to believe, but one year ago this month I launched Renae Keller Interior Design, Inc. It’s amazing how quickly that year flew by. As any proud parent of a 1-year-old would, I’ve been reflecting on RKID’s first year of life and the things I’ve learned—about interior design, the business world and myself—that made…

Lights, camera, action!

Oh my goodness, have I got a story to tell! Last month, Magnetic Productions, a local television production company that produces shows on cable networks like HGTV, DIY and Travel Channel, put out a call to interior designers looking for the host of HGTV’s next design show. I decided “What the heck, why not?” and…

It's in the Details…

One of the best parts of my job is creating—and maximizing—the fine details in every space I design. A room is not truly beautiful—or truly finished—until together we’ve captured just the right amount of detailing for the space. What can I say, I’m a detail-oriented gal…well, when designing, anyway. My husband might tell a different…

Let the designing begin!

Well, here I am: Renae Keller of Renae Keller Interior Design, writing my first blog entry about my new venture as a self-employed interior designer. I am thrilled to be here, at this exhilarating new place in my life, and I can’t wait to share my ideas, inspirations, projects and resources with you as I…

Summer Living: How to Design Your Outdoor Space

To design outdoor space is an art that requires a blending of looks, function, and style. At RKID, we love to craft outdoor sanctuaries you’ll love to live in! When deciding what to create in your dream outdoor space, consider our top recommended features! 1. Gas Fire Tables and Real Fire Pits Add some ambiance…

The RKID Interior Design Process

At Renae Keller Interior Design, we take incredible pride in our design process. Our work is truly where dreams meet reality and every space tells a story. If you’re seeking an interior design firm that prioritizes your vision and values your story, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s take a closer look at the…

Renae Keller Interior Design Firm: Meet Emily

At RKID Minneapolis interior design firm, every designer brings their unique flair to the table. Our associate designer, Emily, is no exception! A vibrant blend of creativity and passion, Emily has a talent for creating spaces that truly inspire. Emily’s Interior Design Inspiration For Emily, design inspiration is a kaleidoscope of influences, reflecting the vibrant…

Luxury Kitchen Upgrades for your Custom Home

The heart of the home is the kitchen: a space where culinary magic happens, family gatherings unfold, and memories are made. But why settle for ordinary when you can have extraordinary? Today, we’re diving into the world of luxury kitchen upgrades, where every detail is crafted to dazzle and delight. Let me share the secret…

Meet Minneapolis Interior Designer Renae Keller

Hi there, I’m Minneapolis Interior Designer Renae Keller, the creative mind behind Renae Keller Interior Design (RKID). My journey into the world of interior design is a blend of passion, dedication, and a deep appreciation for the art of storytelling through spaces.  The Birth of Minneapolis Interior Designer RKID After gaining invaluable industry experience at…

Discovering Decorative Plumbing with the House of Rohl

Get ready for a journey into the world of decorative plumbing! Recently we had the chance to dive deep into the luxurious world of The House of Rohl’s Design Collective, courtesy of Rohl Distributing. If you’re not already familiar, The House of Rohl is like a treasure chest of top-notch decorative plumbing brands from around…

Wallpaper Trends to Watch in 2024

We’re diving into some serious design magic today as we explore the transformative power of wallpaper trends. Here at Renae Keller Interior Designs, we know the incredible impact of carefully chosen wall coverings. Get ready to dive into the world of patterns, colors, and textured wallpaper that can turn an ordinary wall into a work…

Exploring Luxury Kitchen Appliances with Roth Living

As an Interior Designer, collaborating with Roth Living has been a game-changer for adding luxury kitchen appliances to many of my projects. Roth Living stands as the exclusive distributor of the Sub-Zero, Wolf, Cove, and Best Appliances, covering a vast region including the Midwest, Colorado, Utah, Montana, St. Louis, and Kansas. Working with Roth Living…

3 Tips for Choosing Paint Colors (and One Major Pitfall to Avoid)

3 Tips for Choosing Paint Colors (and One Major Pitfall to Avoid) When it comes to interior design, one of the best (and most accessible) ways to transform your space is by choosing paint colors- the right way. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as it sounds! Too often you could find yourself standing in front…

En Suite Bathroom Remodel: A Transformation by Interior Designer Minneapolis

En Suite Bathroom Remodel: A Transformation by Interior Designer Minneapolis When it comes to remodeling, the primary bathroom often gets overlooked in favor of more public spaces. But in this Project on Emerson Ave near Lake Harriet in Minneapolis, we show you how an en suite bathroom remodel can be a game-changer in redefining your…

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Renae Keller is an award-winning, ASID certified interior designer in Minneapolis-St. Paul, specializing in new construction and large remodels. Trusted by homebuilders, architects and homebuyers alike, Renae is known for creating an overall design vision that blends functionality and aesthetics, while keeping the details intertwined, and her customer's style in clear focus.

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