Tag: craftsmanship

Cru Moderne­

Cru Moderne­

A visionary fashion designer puts the 'hat' in...

Within the walls of her Bainbridge Island studio, the creative mind of Tamra Fago flits like a hummingbird in a garden, from idea to idea and item to item. A designer by birth, with a degree to back it up, Fago has an … read more

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larger homes

Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard Area Has Larger-than-Average Homes

The size of new single-family homes has increased substantially in the last few decades. However, a recent trend in slightly smaller homes that began several years ago might be reversed by the COVID-19 pandemic. As homebuyers spend more time at home, they are … read more

Huffman Remodel
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Remodeling During Unusual Times

Where There's a Will, There's a Way ...to...

While 2020 might have been the hardest and longest year in recent history for many people, “hard” took on a whole new meaning for the Huffmans. This family of four had been searching two years for a waterfront home on Bainbridge Island in … read more

Frog Creek

A Lodge and Treehouse Experience on the Key Pen

It’s one of West Sound’s best-kept secrets — a lovely little gem hidden in a 10-acre woods on the Key Peninsula. Frog Creek Lodge was built as a private residence for a large family in the mid-1970s. The original owner sold it in … read more

The remodeled guest house

Remodeling — A Home and a Career

Frank Tweten calls his years at Tweten’s Lighthouse Restaurant his inherited position. His father established the restaurant and Frank grew up in the business, eventually taking it over and building it into a fine-dining establishment. But when retirement came a few years ago, … read more

Comfortable and durable furniture with an inviting layout
Design|Build 2021B

Reinventing the Formal Living Room

You may have noticed a popular trend in new home architecture and designs — grand open concepts. An “open concept” consists of a family room with little or no separation from the kitchen and dining areas. It’s a united space to gather, entertain, … read more

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metal raised beds

Ideas for Expanding Your Planting Space

When your plant list is longer than the available gardening space, it’s time to expand your planting options. Create new gardening space by adding raised bed gardens, elevated planters and containers wherever space allows. Convert the end of the drive or edge of … read more

A Welcoming Home
Design|Build 2021B

A Welcoming Home of Security and Comfort

This story starts like an Indiana Jones movie. Before they could build their dream home, Kate and David Beal had to find their property. Find is the operative word here. Arriving at the location marked on the map, they faced a 25-foot-high wall … read more

Arnold's Home Furnishings
Design|Build 2021B

Rising from the Ashes

Even a devastating fire can't destroy the success...

In the wee hours of a summer morning in 2009, three teenagers broke into Arnold’s Home Furnishings on Kitsap Way in Bremerton and set the landmark store ablaze. The devastating fire dashed the dreams of Betty Arnold, who started the store with her … read more

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