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A Family Affair

When Marsha Roberts, 80-year-old mother suffered a serious fall at her Santa Cruz home, the Carmichael resident knew she had to do something. “It was time to get her up here,” says Roberts.She and her...

Fill In the Blanks

A local firm gets creative about the business of design.All you have to do is look around downtown Sacramento to know that change is in the air. Sleek new shops, restaurants, office buildings and...

The $30,000 Challenge

A little more than a year ago, I wrote in this magazine that you can’t build a high-end kitchen for only $30,000.Local designer Curtis Popp read that story and thought it was “ridiculous.” So...

How To Furnish a Loft

Urban chic is taking Sacramento by storm. Here’s how to get the look (even if you don’t live in a loft). In case you haven’t gotten the word, lofts are in.Just look around downtown...

House Afire

A turn-of-the-century fire station becomes a stylish home. Vision. Some people have it; some don't. Rich Baumhofer and Cindy Bechtel fall squarely into the have vision category. When the couple stumbled upon...

What's Old is New Again

It is one of Sacramento's grandest houses on Sacramento's grandest street. Mira Flores, a Spanish-style estate built in 1928 by a member of the Crocker family, sits behind gates on a sweeping corner lot on...

Design Legacy

Local architect James Plumb, who died of cancer this past December at age 56, left an indelible mark on the Sacramento region.He was involved in some notable commercial projects, including the restoration of the...

One Room, Three Price Tags

Thumb through design magazines and you’ll see lots of photos of beautiful rooms. But you’ll rarely (if ever) read anything about how much those rooms full of gorgeous furniture cost.Money: It’s the dirty little...

Entertaining With Ease

So you want to throw a party—but you don’t want to spend days planning and prepping? Here’s how.If throwing parties were easy, everyone would do it, right? But the fact is that many...

Bridal Beauty

Looking Perfect on Your WeddingMakeup by Sherri Morris of BrushworxHair by Sheree Manzanares of Avanti Salonand Leia Roten of Lush Salon & SpaHair accessories and tiaras by Loan Concepcion of Bridal...

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