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Of the 40 people selected to take part in this year’s San Francisco Decorator Showcase, Marin is turning out in a big way, with six participants hailing from the county.
A family comes out of the hills to be able to stroll to shops and be near school.
Sometimes, bigger than expected leads to better
This playful Tiburon house that flows down a hill as easily as it renews old associations.
The owner of Fairfax Backyard Farmer, a store specializing in homesteading products and workshops, gives advice on backyard farming.
After looking in the East Bay, a San Francisco couple finds a Marin town house is the unlikely perfect home.
Moving to a new neighborhood is easier for a family when they can shape the house while it’s going up.
An expansion buys space for a new master bedroom and plenty of elbow room to work from home.
Composting food and waste helps farmers and the environment.
A family leaves the hills behind for a more level Larkspur house, an easy stroll to town.
When it’s time to entertain, nothing makes a bigger impression than a carefully appointed table.
Transform a sloping yard into a striking garden.
An update on migrating monarchs.
Marin County is a stellar place to get a garden growing. Unfortunately, that variety includes nonnative plants that can spread into our prized open spaces.
After owners made the back of the house the front and changed the address, this Mill Valley home is now in the perfect spot.
A 1945 vacation home in Tiburon gets a complete update that adds sophistication while keeping things relaxed.
The story of a do-it-yourself Frank Lloyd Wright house (and doghouse) in Marin.
For many, the master bathroom is the place where the craziness of life is bookended with moments of calm and rejuvenation. Whether it’s preparing for the day with all essentials in reach and plentiful lighting bathing the room, or winding…
Buying and renovating a bungalow amid family drama with a new baby on the way.
Edible gardening is easier than you think.
Empty nesters move to San Rafael and keep (most of) their new home’s antique charm.
A 1970's Tiburon home gets an energy-efficient makeover that also opens up views.
Homeowners for just 18 months, this couple decided to relocate to find a place that would better suit their lifestyle.
Given a long list of concerns from various groups, is it possible to preserve a historic and rare community where people live in their boats on the bay?
A fire-safe garden can be attractive and protective.
The crown jewel of this remodel is a 10-person kitchen gathering place that guests love.
When it came time to move to the North Bay, this couple didn't just dip a toe, they dove right into a full renovation that continued to grow in scope.
Here's the latest from industry experts on the most promising current trends in interior design.
After a false start in Berkeley, a move to San Rafael checks off all the items on the wish list.