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The Home

Each issue of our magazine showcases new or remodeled homes, including our design series, appliances, and the latest in kitchen and bath features. These articles are only a sample of what we have in WestSound Magazine each issue — subscribe to the print version today to see all of what we have to offer!

Huffman Remodel
Cover Feature

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

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

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

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

CooperHaven at Sandy Hook
Cover Feature

Malibu Vibe

With its endless-summer, beach-house style, CooperHaven at Sandy...

Wetsuits and wakeboards. Swimsuits and sandy feet. Christmas dinners for 18 and a child’s artwork on the walls. Throw in a million-dollar view and a passel of personal touches — and you have arrived at the home of Kelle Kitchel-Cooper and her husband, … read more

Photographer Dinah Satterwhite working in studio (Photo courtesy Dinah Satterwhite)

Art in Pandemic Times

Event cancelled. It was a familiar refrain for local artists as galleries, First Friday Art Walks and studio tours shuttered last March to accommodate COVID-19 regulations. Ironically, while the pandemic quiet provided area artists more time for painting, photography and kiln firing, it … read more

Design by Clark|Richardson Architects (Photo courtesy Andrea Calo)
Design|Build 2021B

Good Design for Fur ‘Babies’

Creating functional spaces for your pet's needs

Good access, workflow and organization are high on many homeowners’ wish lists for their kitchens, bathrooms, closets and laundry rooms. But what about the home spaces dedicated to pets? Don’t pets — and their two-legged caretakers — deserve good, functional design too? Based … read more

Pony Up Rescue for Equines
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