House Crush

Sunset Makeover: 5 Stunning Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

Summertime, and the living is easy…especially if you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor room to call your own. The best ones, like the backyard lounge pictured here at Sunset’s 2014 Idea House, take a simple, almost primal idea (warmth!) and make it an integral part of the design. Here, five commandments to consider for the outdoor living space of your dreams.

Sunset Makeover: 5 Ways to Create Smart Storage

Storage. An un-sexy word for a domestic necessity that can, if done right, be one of your home’s most stylish features. (Stay tuned for my dressing room reveal in Sunset‘s September 2016 issue!) Here, five ways to make cabinetry and shelving work harder—and look mighty good while doing so.

Sunset Makeover: 5 Ways to Create a Subtle Showstopper Bathroom

Serene or high-impact? Wallpaper or tile? Showstopping moments abound in bathrooms—the trick is knowing when to go big or pull back. Here, five ideas for making your bathroom the star of the show.

Sunset Makeover: 5 Kitchen Trends Taking Over the West

Ah, the kitchen. Often the most expensive room to remodel, it’s also a showcase for the way we live now. Here, five kitchen trends that feel totally of the moment yet long-lasting enough to be worthwhile investments.