Inside Their Homes

updated 10/26/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/26/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Bree
The most tightly wound of the Housewives likes things really tidy. Every gleaming surface in her house reflects her need to maintain appearances—arid control

KITCHEN
A space even Martha Stewart would envy. Where all the osso buco magic happens.

DINING ROOM
Despite the linens, china, silver and gourmet cooking, none of the Van de Camps enjoys a single meal.

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TEAPOT
Bombay Company Adelaide porcelain teapot, $19 (bombaycompany.com)

STORAGE BOXES
IKEA Lyckeby cardboard boxes, set of three, $9.99 (ikea.com)

PEN CADDY
Organize Everything acrylic all-purpose holder, 3.5" x 2" x 5.25", $9 (organizeeverything.com)

CHALKBOARD
Pottery Barn modular chalkboard tile, $25 (potterybarn.com)

DRAWERS
Container Store translucent stack drawers, $9-$13 (containerstore.com)

Gabrielle
The former model does a Sot of "entertaining," so she likes her house to be a showplace

BEDROOM
Gotcha: Here's where Mama Solis caught Gabrielle and John in a clinch.

BATHROOM
The tub is on wheels for easy maneuverability on-set.

HALLWAY
Amid countless images of herself, Gabrielle still manages to honor her Catholic roots.

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WHITE TOWELS
Garnet Hill Egyptian-cotton terry bath sheet (36" x 70"), $44 each (garnethill.com)

IRON CANDLE-HOLDERS
Target Iron Spring Candleholders, $59.99 per set (target.com)

Susan
She's a klutz, so good thing her house is filled with plenty of pillows, soft edges and Furniture that stains don't ruin

LIVING ROOM
Plop right down. Her shabby-chic style is inviting.

KITCHEN
Susan uses it less for cooking or eating than for keeping an eye on the neighborhood.

STUDIO
Susan is a children's book illustrator; JoAnn Stevens from the show's art department does many of the sketches.

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REFRIGERATOR MAGNETS
iPop "Full Bloom" five-piece magnet set, $9.50 (fridgedoor.com)

WOODEN CAT
Gables End hand-carved Sit Cat (17" x 10") in black, tabby or gray, $75 (gablesend.com)

Lynette
What's the use of straightening up? The Scavos are resigned to that lived-in look

LIVING ROOM
It should look better by the time the kids go off to college.

BATHROOM
Nobody wants to linger here.

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TOY ORGANIZERS
IKEA PS Fangst polyester hanging storage units, 12" x 71", $3.99 each (ikea.com)

Mike
The many layers of Mike sure aren't revealed in his sparse surroundings

LIVING ROOM
The Mission furniture's nice, but the space could use a Housewife's touch.

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WOODEN BOXES
Olympia varnished-wood boxes; 6.4" x 4.1" x 2.2", $23.95; 9" x 5.1" x 2.2", $29 (worldofboxes.com)

SAILBOAT
Two-ft.-tall wooden sailboat with burgundy base and brass stand, $33 (target.com)

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