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Let This Be the Last Time

When the So You Want to Talk About Race author designed her new home, she made sure to fill it with memories and meaning right from the start.

04/13/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Ellie Lillstrom

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

What $675,000 Buys You in Three Seattle Suburbs

In 2020, the typical Seattle-area home sold for roughly $675,000. But "typical” looked different in Bainbridge Island, Sammamish, and Kent.

03/08/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Clean Slates

Starting Over in a Midcentury House in Seward Park

A modern facelift turns a fixer-upper into a gathering spot—with a stunning home office.

01/13/2021 By Karin Vandraiss Photography by Michael Duryea

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How a Denny-Blaine Craftsman Became a Colorful Pet Project

A photographer’s home makeover brings an eclectic vision to her childhood stomping grounds.

11/05/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

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Live the Tiny Home Dream in Your Own Backyard

A Madison Valley couple relocates without leaving their property.

09/01/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

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How to Prime Your Patio for Summer (and Beyond)

Seattle’s latecomer warm weather means outdoor spaces stay relevant well into fall.

08/07/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

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A Seattle Houseboat's Custom Wallpaper Turns Marine Life Into Art

Kate Blairstone, she of the State Hotel's memorable wall coverings, created a stylized kelp forest for real estate maven Liz Dunn.

04/08/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

HABITAT

How Two Design Pros Created a Nursery Baby Can Grow Into

This Beacon Hill office-turned-nursery kept mom's taste in mind while leaving plenty of room for her daughter's.

02/25/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

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A Laurelhurst Tudor, Transformed

A move to Seattle prompted this Eastside family to trade modern Scandi for a not-so-traditional Tudor.

12/23/2019 By Karin Vandraiss

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How a Former Cannabis Maven Transformed Her Waterfront Vashon Island Home

Susie Gress's TV-famous gathering space brims with Northwest contemporary architecture.

11/26/2019 By Karin Vandraiss

Home Away From Home

8 Cute and Cozy Washington Airbnbs

From tucked-away tree houses to subterranean abodes, who can resist a PNW getaway?

09/11/2019 By Lily Hansen

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A Cookbook Author Reinvents Her Queen Anne Kitchen

Aran Goyoaga of 'Cannelle et Vanille' has a new light-filled headquarters for recipe testing.

08/20/2019 By Karin Vandraiss

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How an Ice Cream Outreach Maven Sweetened Her Seattle Loft

A light-filled space in Pioneer Square came together piece by piece.

07/23/2019 By Karin Vandraiss

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How a Queen Anne Condo Expanded into the Space Next Door

The renovation presented puzzle-like difficulties, but that was just an opportunity for an architect to get creative.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

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A Natural Take on a Modern Mount Baker Home

Reclaimed wood accents and siding help soften this house’s modern angles.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

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A Colorful, Classic Update to a Queen Anne Craftsman

Ambitious paint choices liven up this Queen Anne home while accentuating its original touches.

03/27/2018 By Darren Davis

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A Bold Remodel Breathes New Life into a 100-Year-Old Leschi Home

How the owners of this classic foursquare house brought the space up to their modern tastes without tossing away the old bones.

11/20/2017 By Darren Davis Photography by Haris Kenjar

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This Lake Washington Home Belongs on the Mediterranean

How Tuscany—and Pinterest—inspired a Laurelhurst transformation.

07/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Seattle Summer

Backyard Inspiration: 4 Gorgeous Pacific Northwest Patios

These outdoor spaces will inspire you to host a patio soiree, cultivate a vegetable garden, and take every meal outside this summer.

06/12/2017 By Darren Davis

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A Passive Home with a Knockout View in Madrona

How the home of a pioneering Microsoft programmer–turned–climate advocate could lead the way in energy efficiency.

10/25/2016 By Darren Davis