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

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

Vintage Glass and Old Brass

Property Watch: A 1904 Foursquare Home Stays True to Style

Coldwell Banker Bain real estate agents Lisa Sears and James Campbell list this preserved historic home from 1904, adapted for modern life.

11/17/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Firehouse Flip

Property Watch: A Fire Station Turned Luxury Home in Kirkland

A case of adaptive reuse, this luxury home on the Eastside rings all the right Seattle real estate bells.

11/10/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Ikea Hacks

Ikea Kitchen Specialist Brave Element Puts the Art in Particleboard

The Seattle company puts the art in particleboard, creating built-ins, media centers, closets, cabinets, and more out of basic Ikea stock.

09/24/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

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

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

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

A Madison Park Deck Receives a Colorful Makeover

This roof is on fire.

07/01/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

DIY

Komedal Road Workshop on Bainbridge Island

Tune up your DIY skills with an English-style restoration workshop.

07/24/2014 By Emma Ranniger

Seattle Style News

Local Jewelers Tapped by Moen

Seattle jewelry designers Sarah Loertscher and Gina Pankowski made necklaces based on Moen faucets, and they're really cool.

11/15/2013 By Laura Cassidy

The Big Idea

Porch Takes On Angie’s List

The Seattle-based startup looks to knock other review sites off their home remodeling pedestals.

11/01/2013 By Angela Cabotaje

Article

Homeowners Survival Guide

A survival guide to conquering the mossy, damp, and vermin-related surprises that come with owning a home.

05/22/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Article

7 More Things Every Homeowner Should Know

Such as how to tell if your house needs earthquake retrofitting, how to find a contractor, where you shouldn't be digging, and more.

05/14/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Ready for the Runway

Product Runway Progress Report: JPC

Think of it as a Seattle Met-exclusive online reality show; this series of progress reports and behind-the-scenes snippets takes you into the design process of teams on their way to Product Runway.

04/15/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Ready for the Runway

Product Runway Progress Report: MulvannyG2

Think of it as a Seattle Met-exclusive online reality show; this series of progress reports and behind-the-scenes snippets takes you into the design process of teams on their way to Product Runway.

04/12/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Habitat

A Trio of Seattle Kitchen Remodels

Three families take different ­approaches to updating kitchens in older homes.

11/28/2012 By Giselle Smith

Article

Prefabulous

Seattle company Method teams with architect Tom Lenchek of Balance Associates to bring Northwest style to the prefab real estate trend.

05/22/2009 By Jessica Voelker

Article

Island Fantasy

With a little know-how (and many checklists), Denny and Holly Onslow found paradise.

12/27/2008 By Roger Brooks

Article

Ramble On

A Kirkland couple opts for reconstruction over destruction. 

12/27/2008 By Peter Sackett