Home Décor

OLD FLAME

Light Up Your Life with These Local Candles

Seattle Candle Company, Cancelled Plans, Noir Lux Candle Co., and other great-smelling, gift-worthy candles with local ties.

04/04/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Habitat

The Statement Shower: A New Approach to Cement Tile

If you're contemplating a bathroom remodel, tile is likely top of mind. A Magnolia resident shares her secrets, like favoring cement over ceramic.

02/24/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Miranda Estes

GO GREEN

21 Seattle Plant Shops We Love

Here's where to find plants in Fremont, Queen Anne, Capitol Hill and beyond, from succulents to classic houseplants to greenery for your garden.

02/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Habitat

Sundaes and Swear Words Star in a Madrona Home’s Colorful Art Collection

Lauren Essl’s art collection brings color to her home’s neutral palate.

11/29/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

IN WITH THE OLD

Seattle’s Best Vintage Furniture Shops

Vintage is the sustainable way to furnish a home, and these stores in Ballard, Fremont, the Central District and beyond have excellent used furniture.

07/13/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Ellie Arciaga Lillstrom

THE BRIGHT SIDE

Your Seattle Summer Guide to Outdoor Entertaining Anywhere

From colorful carafes to designer pools to a fancy cooler fit for park cocktails, here’s how to outfit a summer outside.

06/18/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Jane Sherman

OLD SCHOOL COOL

Cool House Brings Vintage Furniture to Fremont's Pipe and Row Boutique

The Seattle-based Instagram furniture shop is bringing its A game for the weeklong popup.

05/19/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Habitat

A Fierce Makeover for a Beacon Hill Powder Room

A statement space emerges from a detail-laden DIY.

04/29/2021 By Karin Vandraiss

Interior Life

Cuniform Will Transform Your Home, Not Just Your Closet

The wardrobe curators have added interior design to their menu of services.

04/02/2021 By Chelsea Lin

LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC

Our Home Organization Obsession Decluttered Our Minds, Too

But living spaces don’t have to be Netflix-immaculate to help improve mental health.

03/09/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Less Than Zero

The Trump Countdown Sign in Leschi Has Been Retired

The people behind Seattle’s well-known clock ponder what's next.

01/21/2021 By Lindsay Cohen

Deck the Halls

Why a Rented Holiday Is the Greenest Holiday

A local startup serves yuletide sustainability through short-term decorations.

12/02/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Habitat

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

Habitat

How to Decorate for Halloween with Style

Spooky and chic don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

10/01/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Easy Commutes

A Look Inside Three Seattle Home Offices

How these housebound-for-now Seattleites made working from home actually work.

07/13/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

NORDIC NEWS

Scandinavian Furniture Gallery Sparklebarn Is Opening in Ballard

After eight years in Fremont, the furniture shop's moving in right next door to the Nordic museum.

02/21/2020 By Nicole Martinson

HABITAT

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

Habitat

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

Habitat

Rejuvenating Work-Arounds Brighten a Magnolia Kitchen

Designer Allison Lind updates a kitchen—new paint, selective cabinetry—without gutting it.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Go Green

9 Seattle Plant Shops to Create an Indoor Jungle

From air plants to those inescapable monstera leaves, houseplant fever isn't going anywhere. Here's where to stock up.

01/24/2019 By Seattle Met Staff