Beautiful Day

The New Guide to Seattle Neighborhoods

From real estate predictions to Nextdoor goodness to a millennial who actually bought a house.

04/08/2020 By Stefan Milne with Benjamin Cassidy, Darren Davis, Zoe Sayler, and Allison Williams

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

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

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

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

A Sunset Hill Family Chooses Renovation Over Wrecking Ball

The Youngs shrink their living space to be in the neighborhood they love.

09/24/2019 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

Habitat

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

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

Habitat

Mike Kunnen Gives Seattle a View of the Past

The Magnolia craftsman uses traditional window-making techniques to restore timelessness to classic houses.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne Photography by Will Austin

Where to Live Next

The Top 12 Neighborhoods in Seattle: 2019 Edition

The ever popular, the rising stars, and the largely unexplored moving in a new direction in a city that just won’t stay still.

03/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Habitat

How to Start an Urban Vegetable Garden

A guide to getting the freshest produce in the city—right from your yard.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Shade Index

7 Realtor Euphemisms You Only Hear in Seattle

What your agent says about a property versus reality.

03/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

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

Plant People

Glasswing Just Opened a Lush Greenhouse on Capitol Hill. And It's Beautiful.

Hello, we have this thing for plant lovers: The doors are open and this time, it’s all things green.

01/10/2019 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Habitat

How to Declutter Your Home

Tired of bric-a-brac covering every spare surface? Here are some tips on paring it back.

12/18/2018 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

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

Real Estate Heaven

The 25 Hottest Neighborhoods in Seattle

Where every Seattleite wants to live right now.

09/21/2018 By Darren Davis

Apartments So Extra

Seattle's Top 25 Perk-Packed Apartment Buildings

It would be easy to confuse Seattle’s newer crop of apartment complexes with posh hotels, between the expansive fitness centers and the manicured roof decks ...

09/21/2018 By Cassie Sawyer