Designer Nate Berkus oversaw everything from landscaping to lamps. "I wanted to create a warm, beautiful frame for their lives," he says.
To enhance the basic Habitat house, he and Oprah suggested cornices, crown molding, and double doors to conceal the washers and dryers that were—like the rest of the large appliances—supplied by Whirlpool through Lowe's.
Our December issue features Oprah's Favorite Things—as well as your chance to win them all! You'll also find our easy holiday declutter plan, Dr. Oz's guide to sleeping better (starting tonight) and the ultimate holiday menu.