Sunset Idea Houses retrospective

Take a look back at a few of our favorite Sunset Idea Houses from years past

  • Smart idea: Enlarge the living room

    Inside our Smart Homes

    High-tech, eco-friendly, and efficiency ideas from our 2011 Idea Houses in Palo Alto, California

Breezehouse Idea House

2012 Breezehouse

Explore our 2012 Idea House, a pre-fab wine country home, with a room-by-room gallery, video tours, and more

2010 Sunset Dream Remodel

Meet our Dream Remodel 

Long on potential but short on everything else, a 90-year-old bungalow begged for a makeover. Rotated, gutted, and redone, this small home is now living large

East of Eden landscape

Fabulous barn style by Monterey Bay

Barn living gets a lavish update along the California coast

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The ultimate Sierra retreat

The Sunset Lake Tahoe Idea House takes its design cues from the breathtaking scenery that surrounds it

San Francisco Idea House

Eco design goes glam in San Francisco

 Living green in the city

Laundry chute and floorcloth

Gold Country Idea House

See the stunning rooms in this inspirational idea house

2008 Menlo Park Idea House

A distinct interior in Menlo Park, Calif.

Get inspired to combine old and new in a style that's all your own

A living room with bright green accent wall in the Modern Cottage Idea House

Readymade backyard cottage

Cool prefab could be studio, office, guest house, or private hideaway

San Francisco Idea House

Entry way tour: San Francisco Idea House

Tour the entry way of the San Francisco Idea House with Home Editor, Kelly Barthelemy

Sunset San Francisco Idea House: Family room

Family room tour: San Francisco Idea House

Tour the family room of the San Francisco Idea House with Home Editor, Kelly Barthelemy

Sunset San Francisco Idea House: Apartment kitchen

Apartment kitchen tour: San Francisco Idea House

Tour the apartment kitchen of the San Francisco Idea House with Home Editor, Kelly Barthelemy

Sunset San Francisco Idea House: Urban gardens

Urban gardens tour: San Francisco Idea House

Tour the urban gardens of the San Francisco Idea House with Home Editor, Kelly Barthelemy

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