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Farmhouse linear lantern
Design|Build

Lighting Trends

Form and function — two significant design elements when you’re thoughtfully considering lighting and its impact on your living environment. There are many exciting trends in the lighting industry, which continues to rapidly evolve as fabrication capabilities and technology allow for unique and … read more

Clutter-free spaces

Preparing Your Home for the Resale Market

The real estate market in the Pacific Northwest continues to thrive. Buyer demand is high due to extremely low inventory. The Northwest MLS reports 2020 inventory at a staggering 25 percent lower than 2019. Sale prices are higher across the region, and days … read more

Great room (Photo courtesy Clarity NW, claritynw.com)
Design|Build 2021A

Simple Ways to add Luxurious Details

Luxury lies within the intricacies of design. The perception of soft and lush textiles, shining crystal and high-polished metallics can instantly elevate a space to feel more lavish. Luxurious designs, by description, embrace opulence at great expense. Complete interiors can revolve around this … read more

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Cranberry Orange Bread Pudding

Three Delectable Desserts for Holiday Celebrations

Whether you’re a chocolate lover or prefer traditional seasonal flavors like peppermint and gingerbread, these tasty, dairy-inspired treats from Milk Means More provide heartwarming ways to tingle your taste buds while bringing everyone together. Cranberry Orange Bread Pudding provides a sweet, fruity, hearty … read more

Bloedel Reserve

Autumn Glory at Bloedel Reserve

The Kitsap Peninsula is privileged to be home to one of the nation’s most magnificent landscape gardens, just over the Highway 305 bridge on Bainbridge Island. Touted as “one of North America’s 10 best botanical gardens,” Bloedel Reserve is unique in its focus, … read more

A vignette of textural contrast with the large Darmera peltata foliage and the smaller Acer ‘Orange Dream’ leaves.

A Plantsman’s Garden

In a hidden place in Kingston, there lurks a plantsman’s 5-acre garden. Walk through this special place, and you almost believe you are on a tropical island. Your eyes follow the lines of a trunk up into the canopy of fronds from the … read more

Flatware

A Study in Flatware

I might as well be a split-pea floating in the middle of the ocean. It was a subject that caught me off-guard, thinking it would be like all the other kitchen item study subjects. Even napkin rings and kitchen utensil holders unfolded with … read more

The Autrands' garden offers spectacular views of Hale Passage.

Gig Harbor Garden Tour’s Lush Offerings

Due to Coronavirus precautions, Gig Harbor Garden Tour...

Variety is the spice of life. This year’s Gig Harbor Garden Tour truly exemplifies that old adage. From elegant, English-style greenhouses to sweet, pocket-sized gardens to big, community raised-beds bursting with herbs, fruits and vegetables, there is something for every garden taste in … read more

Mauve

The Color Mauve — Part 1

Such an awful color that words can hardly explain, a muddy pink or a neutral, pale purple with a gray tint. I have little idea why this outdated color was selected, only that someone referred to it as an up-and-coming trend. “Really?” I … read more

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