Despite my best intentions, I am not much of a crafter. Finding the time to pick up a skill and excel at it–well, it takes time, and I always seem to have something else that needs to be done.

I needed a pick-me-up after that last post to jumpstart myself back into the spirit of fall. Luckily, a click over to the website of West Hollywood design team Commune held just the ticket for welcoming the new season.

The official end of summer is a mere few days away, but despite–or perhaps, because of–that, I'm fantasizing about the ultimate road trip.

Okay, while this doesn't technically take place in California, it will feel close to home to any of you with premium cable.

I'm not usually one to stockpile items; my small apartment has room for the necessities and little more. But when it comes to bed linens, I let my inner hoarder loose.

Thanks to these magic modern times, we can all now take a picture and print it out just as soon as we please.

Birds are one of those design trends the gets a reinvention with every new season, and bless 'em, I always think they look good.

San Francisco is not a city short on antiques fairs. For starters, there's old faithful in Alameda and the new upstart at Candlestick Park, both of which occur monthly.

The devastating fire that erupted in San Bruno last week is at the forefront of many of our minds. Along with concerns for the victims and families displaced by the flames, we keep thinking about prevention and detection measures to take at home.

We here at California Home + Design can get pretty excited about a good dream home raffle, so when I first saw a commercial for this year's Dream House contest from Community Action Marin, I took to the website immediately. What would this year's dwelling look like?


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