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Simply Gorgeous

They're almost done. Leyla Bowden Jaworski and husband Scott have just about finished transforming their 1980s Folsom tract house into a hip, suburban hideaway, and, boy, are they happy. Just a bit of landscaping...

Elements of Style

He found it in July 2013. She looked and said “no.” Then she thought, “OK, maybe.” Wendy Allen well remembers the day husband James came home from a run and said, “You have to...

Suddenly Spacious

Don’t you just love January? Especially those cold, gloomy mornings when you can roll over and steal another 30 minutes of shut-eye without feeling guilty? If your bedroom doesn’t invite this form of simple...

Ringin' in the Season

Snow in East Sac is rare, but that doesn’t matter. We don’t need a dusting of the fluffy white stuff to kick off the holidays. Every December, some of the area’s finest interior designers blanket...

Natural Beauty

Climb the stairs and beat a hasty retreat from the world. That’s how it works in Jim and Jennifer Nuovo’s Davis home. Arrive at the threshold to the guest suite on the second floor and you...

Country Sophisticate

Alice B. and Rick W. Jack were no strangers to home design and construction when they began building their home in Loomis. Not by a long shot. They had painstakingly remodeled and updated, “room by...

The Perfect Balance

Joyce Hoshall is a master at getting things right the first time. Whether she’s designing a client’s project, picking a lot to build on, or deciding on a home to make over for herself and...

Family Plan

Corona and Dennis Meredith didn’t buy their Carmichael home for the kitchen. They bought it for the big yard, the quiet street, the natural light. “This house just made sense for us,” Corona says....

Livin' Life Lawn-Free

The before” photos of Bob and Jean Bonar’s front yard show a tidy, flat lawn, two shade trees and a couple of shrubs. Shots of the backyard capture a pool, some lawn (which they...

Bringing Back a Classic (And Then Some)

Have you ever fallen in love at first sight? With a house? Yes? Then there are probably 101 reasons you’d be susceptible to the Land Park Tudor Jeffrey Sweat remodeled last year. The new master...

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