Our Favorite Interiors in Seattle, WA

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In 1999, I moved to Seattle, WA sort of blindly. I had been to visit once, but that one visit really left me wanting to pack up and move there as soon as I got back home — which I did six months later. I didn’t think I’d ever leave, but while the South drew me back home, I still think about how I’d like to move there a few months out of every year. Seattle will always be one of my favorite cities. I love the ability to walk everywhere, all the great restaurants, how the city is surrounded by water and mountains, and within each neighborhood you are left with the feeling like you’re in a small town, complete with cute house after cute house.

It’s no secret that it rains a lot there, but I always felt cozy and creative in that environment. While I was drawn to the rain, I love these 10 Seattle interiors for their ability to feel cozy but also take advantage of the sunlight when it streams in. I also love the use of vintage items and soft tones within the spaces, to reflect the nature all around the city. —Erin

  1. wjg says:

    My hometown! Would love to know what your other favorite cities are. Thanks Erin.

  2. I love how the homeowner with the theater chairs in the foyer painted the bannister the same shade of pale blue — it’s subtle but really ties the space together!

  3. Hi WJG, I love the whole Pacific Northeest as a whole. I’d live on Vashon if I moved back. I’ve lived in 7 different states and 13 cities. I’d say Los Angeles is high on the list, but I couldn’t live there again. New Orleans is my next favorite, to Seattle, but not one I’ve lived in. I also love Athens, GA. I’d travel all the time if I could…

  4. Kristina says:

    Sadly, Seattle’s neighborhoods and the cute homes are being bulldozed by the hundred. It’s hard to recognize the city month to month.

  5. Melinda says:

    @Kristina – Really? I grew up there but never visit. That’s sad to hear. A lot of these places look like places I’ve lived before.

  6. LAC says:

    Its true. Seattle’s neighborhoods and ‘cute’ little houses are all being torn down and gentrified into massive modern block homes or apartments. People from New York and San Francisco move here when the get jobs with Amazon or Microsoft. Sad, but such is life… and capitalism.

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