we're aimee & preston
Together, with our little ones Forest and Ethan, we've built a cozy (but busy) life in Brainerd, MN. We're constantly on the go, towing our kiddos behind us to help drop off our rentals at a wedding, style a brand photoshoot, package up our kindling, clean our AirBnbs, or paint our next renovation.
You see, we're a family business and we mean it. We're always looking for ways to express our creativity, bring warmth to our friends, work some energy out with a saw, or capture a few memories with the camera. And we somehow get to do all this as a family.
It's not always easy. But don't worry, we're here to share that, too. This is a space where we'll share our ideas, blunders, big dreams and plans to give you a little behind the scenes on what it takes to run a business (or 5), while staying connected to your values, your family, and yourself.
We believe in sustainability, family, hard work, and finding a way to go with the flow, which isn't always easy when you're juggling as much as we do. But, we've learned how to work together as a team, business partners, and most importantly, parents.
We lived "up north", but it was also our home and I wanted to be sure it reflected that in every corner.
We are so excited you're here for some of our favorite past projects as well as so many new ones.
Many think our renovation days started with my photography studio turned bridal suite at NPC, but the truth is we were renovating for years before that and just not really thinking much of it!
Preston built our first home in 2005 and before we sold it about ten years later we took down and put up many walls, changed the paint colors multiple times, replaced the flooring here and there, added an oversized outdoor deck with hot tub and spa area and more.