Tag: design

Rustic Fence

Keeping the Old, Rustic Fence

An Enchanting Garden for a Century-Old Cottage

Originally, the Palmer cottage served as a little general store on Rolling Bay. In the 1940s, it was moved to its present location on Manitou Beach Drive along the water. It’s situated next door to the Red Wing Blackbird Sanctuary. Lisa Dunham currently … read more

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

Heblich Gardens

A Garden on a Lake

The magical view from the deck says it all — mountain peaks, placid lake and a garden that beckons you to leave the deck and wander through it to the water’s edge. This lovingly tended garden of Denice and Don Heblich on Wooten … 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

Teresa Stirling Art Studios

Theresa Stirling’s New Beeswax Painting Workshops

No time like now to learn something new — local artist Theresa Stirling has taken her in-studio workshops online by request. Stirling now offers a chance to learn the ancient art of painting with beeswax and fire — and to do it from … 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

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tankless water heater

Six Reasons to Consider Upgrading to Tankless Water Heaters

Homeowners are using spaces in different ways and relying on household appliances more frequently, and as a result they’re seeking smart upgrades that make life easier and more convenient. That’s why tankless water heaters are gaining popularity: These modern systems can make your … read more

Listen
Amy's One Painting

“Listen”

“Listen” (41 by 33 inches) is a painting that took center stage during an awkward period of 2020 when COVID restrictions blanked downtown Bremerton. This was the last year I owned the Amy Burnett Building. The 14,000-square-foot building has display windows that span … read more

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