Fall Home Design: 20 memorable NW Living moments (plus 5 bonus bathtubs!)

THEY FLASH LIKE FIREFLIES: vivid, unbidden, briefly flitting mini-memories — sometimes individually, sometimes in a swarm, always somewhat magically.

Out of the dim twilight of that nowhere bridging Right This Second and Some Other Time, they materialize: a home. A room. A setting. A conversation.

All originate from one dusty-but-apparently-not-totally-rusty attic of the past: NW Living, the architecture and design feature that was a weekly staple in these pages for decades.

It makes sense, I guess, that those stories, and places, and memories, would linger. When people invite you into their homes — whether it’s through a tattered screen door at Grampa’s lopsided fishing cabin or a mahogany masterpiece framed in stately brick — it’s a big deal. Our homes are our personal sanctuaries, our family hubs, our communal holders of our accumulated stuff, our (“Oof!” and “Yay!” combined) modern-day workspaces.

Over the decades, NW Living writers and photographers

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Lego fans will soon be able to build this house from the Home Alone movies

LEGO fans can soon build this house from the Home Alone movies.

The 3,955-piece set was designed by Lego fan Alex Storozhuk, 28, and has familiar details of the McCallister home in the 1990s films. 

LEGO fans can soon build this house from the Home Alone movies, in the form of a new  3,955-piece set

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LEGO fans can soon build this house from the Home Alone movies, in the form of a new 3,955-piece setCredit: The Mega Agency
Remember Kevin from the film?

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Remember Kevin from the film?Credit: Rex Features
The Lego set has a minifigure of Kevin and crooks Harry and Marv

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The Lego set has a minifigure of Kevin and crooks Harry and MarvCredit: The Mega Agency

Eight-year-old Kevin — who was played by Macaulay Culkin — features as a minifigure, as do Wet Bandits crooks Harry and Marv.

Classic cat flap and spider scenes can be recreated using the £230 set, available from November 1.

Alex, from Ukraine, said: “Just like every 90s kid, I grew up watching Home Alone and it takes a very special place in my

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Recently opened home model center in Casa Grande unveils new designs

What are the features you’re looking for in a dream home? Is it a light-filled open kitchen for cooking and entertaining, a spacious walk-in closet for storing your clothing or a en-suite with double sinks?

In Casa Grande, take a tour of new homes at Palm Creek Resort & Residences. This luxurious, 55-plus community has unveiled a model center for a sneak peek look at new manufactured homes designed by Cavco and Champion Homes. Here you can view the must-have features everyone wants in their abode, from sleek appliances to high ceilings and wood laminate flooring.

You’ll find everything you need in the modern kitchen, from wide countertops and huge islands to stainless-steel appliances and deep farmhouse sinks.

Tucked in this quiet community midway between Phoenix and Tucson, Palm Creek offers stylish resort living, where every day is a golf day.

For an active lifestyle, Palm Creek has access to top-notch amenities, including four swimming pools and four hot tubs, pickleball and tennis courts, lawn bowling, and a softball field, among other

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HGTV’s Jasmine Roth Demystifies Home Renovation Process With Vibrant Debut Book ‘House Story’ (Review)

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After attracting more than 16 million viewers last year with her series Help! I Wrecked My House on HGTV, designer and builder Jasmine Roth has proven to be a real network star thanks to her fresh and creative styles. From helping transform cookie-cutter houses into custom dream homes to rescuing overzealous homeowners from disastrous DIYs, the California-native has brought her bright, daring flair to every renovation and design for clever, unique solutions. But as she shares her home expertise across TV shows for the network, the designer is ready for her most personal volume, simplifying the home renovation process with fresh tips care of her debut book, House Story: Insider Secrets to the Perfect Home Renovation.

Offering a

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