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  • 11 stylish sofa beds that are easy on the eyes ... and the back

    11 stylish sofa beds that are easy on the eyes ... and the back

    Even though hide-a-beds used to get a bad rap for saggy mattresses and uncomfortable bars and springs, the good news is that the latest sleeper sofas are not only easy on the eyes, they’re also easy on the back. Cheap? Not usually. But stylish and comfortable? You bet. Clever too. From sleek futon-style...

  • Home Inspiration: Pools

    Home Inspiration: Pools

    Here's a whirlwind tour of Southern California pool design — shimmering beauties, practical swim spots and more than a few novel ideas from our archives. Dive in ...

  • Making an entrance: 20 inspiring entryways

    Making an entrance: 20 inspiring entryways

    A home's entrance can make a statement courtesy of distinctive architecture or arresting decorative elements. Here, we offer samples of both from past Homes of The Times profiles. For more home tours, go to www.latimes.com/home/hometours.

  • How to landscape with pavers that are low on water, high on appeal

    How to landscape with pavers that are low on water, high on appeal

    After years of addressing drought conditions, Californian gardeners and landscape designers have become adept at pulling out lawns and installing low-water alternatives. And nothing is more unthirsty than pavers. Here, we offer some creative ways to install pavers from our archives. 

  • Window treatments

    Window treatments

    From inexpensive Ikea panels to custom drapes, there is something for everyone when it comes to window treatments. And they don't have to be just for windows anymore ...

  • Home Inspiration: Outdoors

    Home Inspiration: Outdoors

    We've gone through our Home of the Times profiles and culled photos of outdoor spaces with ideas and inspiration that might work for you.

  • Home Inspiration: Living room

    Home Inspiration: Living room

    We've gone through hundreds of our Home of the Times profiles to present a range of living room designs here -- luxury and budget, modern and vintage, minimalist and gloriously packed with decorative excess. When you're done browsing the living room, look for full tours of more than 100 California...

  • Home Inspiration: Dining Room

    Home Inspiration: Dining Room

  • Home Inspiration: Kitchens

    Home Inspiration: Kitchens

    We've gone through hundreds of our Home of the Times profiles to present a range of kitchen designs here -- luxury and budget, modern and vintage, minimalist and rainbow-bright. When you're done browsing the kitchens, look for full tours of more than 100 California houses, condos and apartments...

  • Home Inspiration: Bedroom

    Home Inspiration: Bedroom

    Click here to see full tours of more than 100 California homes.

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