House Crush

This home takes pet-friendly design to a whole new level

We’ve admired Western homes’ pet-friendly decorating and landscaping, but never before have we encountered a home that was so carefully redesigned to meet its feline residents’ needs. Intricate catwalks and arches, clever scratching posts, and more purr-fect details make this California house a paradise to the 15 (yes, 15) rescue cats who dwell there. Nice find, Houzz TV!

One SF’s most famous Painted Ladies gets a stunning restoration

Whether you’ve Instagrammed photos of them on a touristy twirl around San Francisco or recognize them from the opening credits of “Full House,” the seven Painted Ladies lining Alamo Square are, collectively, one of the city’s most iconic architectural sights. Houzz TV has the scoop on how the original Painted Lady on the block got a magical renovation. What’s so special […]

This dreamy forest home even has its own train

A couple bought a rundown home set on 20 woodsy acres and transformed it into a modern dream house. Inspired by the natural surroundings and midcentury design, the 4,000-square-foot home now celebrates the outdoors with natural materials, expansive windows, and a private train track—yes, that’s right—for enjoying the property. Our friends at Houzz have the scoop:

House Crush: Off-the-grid Hawaiian treehouse

Maybe our 9-year-old selves had it right: All you really need for a happy existence is a little backyard treehouse. You can test that fantasy in this real-life (adult-size) Airbnb rental in the rain forest of the Big Island. (You even enter the dwelling through a trap door!)