Create Home

Create Home

All things home and design

Partnering with the best in architecture, construction, interior design and home furnishings, former home builder and award-winning designer, Sandra Mahoney, founded Create Home, your resource for all things home.

Shop Create Home, our retail furniture and home goods store in downtown Excelsior, MN.

Retail Store – Home Goods – Furniture, Art & Accessories

Full Service Home Interior Design Studio

Custom Home Building Services & Architectural Design

Create Home

312 Water Street in the historic Excelsior Mill Building.

Sandra Mahoney - Founder, Create Home - Home Builder, Designer

“Our clients have become some of my closest friends and have been my inspiration for Create Home. Thank you for trusting and supporting us, and sharing Create Home with your friends. It is a privilege to help design and build a custom home, and I am so thankful for the builders, designers, & families who trust us, and our companies, to help create the place they call home.”

– Sandra Mahoney – Founder

Our Companies and Services

Create Design Build - Custom Lake Home -

Create Design Build Building & Remodeling Showroom

New Home Construction and Remodeling Showroom, Home Building & Architectural Services Interior Design Services

Create Home - Create Interior Design - Living Room with Linear Fireplace

Create Interior Design

Full-Service Interior Design, New Construction and Remodeling Services, Home Selections and Specifications, Home Styling, Furnishings – Art, Furniture and Accessories, and Window Coverings

Create Home Collections - Chair Black, Brown, White

Create Home Shoppe Furniture Store

Our Furniture Store & Art Gallery, featuring our designer curated collection of home goods – art, furnishings and accessories.

Make it yours!

Create Home - Design Build - Modern Farmhouse - Orono, Medina

Create Real Estate

Real Estate Services – Lots for Sale, Tear-downs, Find a Builder, Find a Home, Sell a Home. Related Design Services – Home Staging, Plan Design, and Photo Realistic Rendering


What You Can Expect

At Create, we are authentic. We Deliver.

Create Home - Screened Porch - EZ Screens - Fireplace - Orono


We earn your confidence through our commitment to innovative design and strong business acumen grounded in education, experience, and collaboration.


We earn our relationships, with partnership and meaningful and effective communication and collaboration.


We earn your business by bringing dynamic, talented teams together to design and build exceptional custom homes.


We exceed your expectations by being attentive and adhering to the details of our design and construction processes which have become foundational to our success and your satisfaction.


We earn your trust with transparency and integrity in all our relationships and dealings with our clients, vendors and suppliers, construction and design teams and our real estate partners.


We demonstrate unsurpassed value, superior creativity, advanced home design platforms, professional construction management and interior design, and real estate services bundled to provide you with the best pricing available on the market.

Our Leadership

We’re growing! Our leadership and each member of our team each has over 15 – 20 years in their area of expertise. With Create Design Build, Create Interior Design, Create Home Collections, and Create Real Estate, we have the talent and resources to help you with everything for your home.

Sandra Mahoney Founder, CEO, Home Builder, Interior Designer


Founder, CEO, Licensed Residential Contractor, Interior Designer and Real Estate Broker

As the Principal at Create Design Build and Create Interior Design, and founder of Create Home, Sandra leads our companies overall vision, strategic planning, and design and construction support. For years, she has been sought out by clients and followers for her artful, eclectic design, home plans, and keen ability to curate home collections. Her love of design and experience in the housing industry, inspired her to establish Create Home and through a commitment to excellence in architectural design, creative innovation, and strong relationships with our clients and business partners, she leads our team and suite of Create Companies.


Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Jason Bliss serves as the Executive Vice President of Create Home and leads Product Development, Production Management, and our Sales and Marketing Teams, including Create Real Estate.

Jason knows the Twin Cities real estate market and residential new construction. With more than 20 years of experience in residential homes sales, homebuilding and construction, Jason assists the home site selection and home sales processes and also works directly with our clients that wish to have Create Real Estate involved in the sale of their homes.

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“Create Home” – The Blog

Inspired by Sandra’s love of design, architectural details, creative innovation, and the passion she has for all things home.
Make it your first stop for design inspiration, construction related tips, education, and Sandra’s perspective on lifestyle related topics.


What Our Clients Are Saying…

“Sandra is an extremely gifted designer. Her enthusiasm, creativity, and impeccable taste are unmatched. She is an intent listener and pays attention to fine details to make homes very classy and unique.”

Mari Chamberlain, Wayzata, MN

“Sandra is an extremely gifted designer. Her enthusiasm, creativity, and impeccable taste are unmatched. She is an intent listener and pays attention to fine details to make homes very classy and unique.”

Mari Chamberlain, Customer

For Inspiration – Our Projects

Stunning Lake Pulaski Residence – Mountain Modern

Award Winning – Modern Farmhouse – Orono, MN

Tour Dream Home – Orono, MN – European Styling

Lake Minnetonka – Wayzata, MN – Private Residence

Lake Minnetonka – Victoria, MN – Blended Lake Cottage

Parade of Homes – Eden Prairie, MN – Private Residence

Parade of Homes – Eden Prairie, MN – Riley Creek

Parade of Homes – Eden Prairie, MN – Sky Lane

Let’s Connect

Need furniture, art or home accessories?

Interested in learning more about designing a home?

Looking for a custom home builder or remodeling company?
Curious about our interior design and real estate services?


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