Weeknight wines that won’t break the bank

Wednesday night may not be the time to break out that pricey, special-occasion bottle of cabernet you picked up while half-tipsy in a Napa tasting room, but it often is the time you crave a glass of wine the most. Whether you’re looking to unwind with a good book and a glass of vino after a long day at work, […]

4 fuss-free container planting ideas

Our 2016 Idea House is in the East Bay Hills is in full swing (buy your tickets to see it for yourself). In addition to heaps of ideas for interior design, the property also features great container plantings, featuring the easy-care, water-rise plants from our Sunset Western Garden Collection. Enjoy!

Sunset Makeover: How I Turned a Random Space into a Dream Dressing Room

For the better part of a year, since moving to California, I’ve been living out of a suitcase and bouncing from one temporary residence to another. So when it came time for my designer, Lynn K. Leonidas, and I to carve out some closet space in my storage-challenged Victorian, I couldn’t resist a bit of a Carrie Bradshaw moment.

5 steps to a high-impact entry garden

The entry garden sets the stage for your modern home. In traditional home designs, a relatively solid exterior wall defined the house’s edge. The modern approach was to make the home’s exterior walls largely of glass and create a garden wall that defined the “edge” of the house, making the garden as much a part of the home as any […]