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Noble Beasts

LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE GIFT for your favorite pet lover? Check out Crown & Paw, an online company that can turn a photo of...

Reading is Fundamental

In this era of open floor plans, it’s a rarity to come across a traditional home library. But for Diane Plumlee and her husband,...

Finder, Keeper

Franklin John Kakies loves a good flea market. A Sacramento-based interior designer with a deep reverence for history, Kakies is a veteran market-goer with...

Say Cheese

JULIE CASSOTTA knows everything there is to know about how to assemble an enticing cheese board. Formerly a cheesemonger in Los Angeles, she now...

Bath & Beyond

FOR DESIGNERS, a partnership with a major brand is the holy grail. So says Folsom interior designer Leyla Jaworski, who recently teamed up with...

Cushion Confidential

THE SECRET TO A PATIO that looks pulled together and inviting? Outdoor pillows are an effortless and inexpensive way to freshen up a space...

How to Hang Art

Helpful advice from an expert. WHETHER IT’S A TEMPERA PAINTING your daughter made in preschool or a museum-worthy masterpiece, art looks better when it’s well-placed...

The Good Life

Transform an ordinary picnic into a special occasion. PICNIC SEASON HAS ARRIVED! Time to savor the finer things in life: sunshine, cool breezes and good...

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Cast-Iron Skillet

I really love my cast-iron skillet from Smithey Ironware Co. I use it all the time—for searing meat, making pancakes, baking pineapple upside-down cake,...
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The Un-Office Party

AN OFFICE PARTY needn’t be a dull affair. In fact, the folks behind some of Sacramento’s creative agencies are proving that throwing a stylish...
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The House They Built

As two of the most successful young developers in Sacramento, Katherine Bardis-Miry and her husband, Bay Miry, have lots of experience building things. She...