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“Outdoor Cafe” by Donna Trent

Got Art?

Studio Tours Resume After a Year of Absence

After a year of COVID-induced cancellations or a quick switch to “virtual” events, live, in-person art studio tours are back. The tours offer rare glimpses into the lives of people who create things with their own hands. Each tour is an opportunity to … read more

Leave no space underutilized — note corner appliance garage. (Photo courtesy Dura Supreme Cabinetry)
Design|Build

The Room That Wears Many Hats

Designing a multipurpose laundry and mudroom

Kitchens and baths may be at the top of most homeowners’ renovation lists but you might be surprised to know that laundry rooms are garnering a lot more attention than they used to, especially if there is an opportunity to incorporate “mudroom” features. … read more

Old Ferry Landing
Destinations

A Walk Around Historic Gig Harbor

Seagulls screech overhead, kayakers and paddleboarders weave in and out of the marinas and visitors by the dozens stroll along the waterfront, stopping here and there to read an interpretive sign or snap a photo of the scenic view. Gig Harbor has long … read more

Sourdough
Our Daily Bread

Sourdough

Sourdough is probably the oldest leavened bread known to mankind, and most likely it was discovered by accident. When grain flour is mixed with water and allowed to sit for an extended period of time, the result is a natural fermentation that produces … read more

BBQ

Got ‘Cue?

Satisfy your cravings for real barbecue around West...

It wasn’t long ago that craving for good barbecue would mean going to Texas, Kansas City, Memphis or North Carolina. There were only one or two places locally that even knew what “real” barbecue was, let alone customers who wanted it. But in … read more

Barb Grams Garden

Artistry and Imagination Create an Explosion of Color

It takes imagination and a lot of time to create an exciting and colorful garden. But Barb Grams was up for the challenge. She began gardening while in ninth grade, planting primroses for her mother. In September 1975, Grams and her husband purchased … read more

Hearth, Home and Hood Canal

Hearth, Home and Hood Canal

A family's perfect place lies between Hood Canal...

When Hood Canal and the towering peaks of the Olympic Mountains fill your windows like huge, framed prints of paradise, the rest of the house almost doesn’t matter. So says Susan Roe Ramsey of the Hood Canal home that first served as her … read more

Point Robinson Lighthouse (Photo courtesy Terry Behal Photography)

A Visit to Vashon Island

A road trip through artsy, progressive Vashon-Maury Island feels a bit like tumbling down Alice’s Wonderland rabbit hole. At 40 square miles, the island is home to an eclectic mix of farmers, artists and ferry commuters who prefer both its rural lifestyle and … read more

Fabulous Baths
Design|Build

Fabulous Baths 2022

These pages of brilliant baths are filled with inspiring ideas (and incredible photographs) that will have you rethinking the form and function of your own baths. We’re highlighting styles ranging from quiet and modern to timelessly traditional. But, they all have one thing … read more

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