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Monday June 30th, 2014

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The Perfect Rental in Seattle

The journey to Seattle’s Beacon Hill began about a year before Sara Knowles and Logan Cox settled into this 1924 Craftsman-style house they now call home. Last year, the couple decided to leave their life in Washington, D.C. to embark on a cross-country road trip and spend the summer in Sara’s home state of Alaska,…

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Monday June 10th, 2013

Monday April 22nd, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Leah Lawrence & Billy Bartels

When I first saw photos of Leah Lawrence and Billy Bartels’ Seattle home, I was reminded of Leslie Williamson’s book, Handcrafted Modern. There was something about the modern, minimal styling and the use of natural materials that hinted at some of the decor found in that book. So I couldn’t help but smile when Leah…

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Monday November 12th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Stephanie Brubaker + Family

Two years ago, Stephanie Brubaker and her family moved into this apartment in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood. Since light is a premium in Seattle, Stephanie says they were determined to create a bright, open space as a way of helping her family cope with the long, dark days. Their first project was to paint the olive…

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Monday August 22nd, 2011

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sneak peek: family beach house

The feminist in me hates to admit it, but sometimes I think the British had a point in decreeing that the eldest son inherits the entire family estate rather than equally splitting everything. After all, it was merely a valiant effort to ensure that the property stay in the family. And it’s a sad truth…

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Monday May 9th, 2011

Monday March 28th, 2011

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sneak peek: philip newton

sneak peek: philip newton

Canadian-born photographer Philip Newton traveled the world shooting fashion, portrait, travel, sport and personal photographs before opting to settle down in Seattle to raise three kids. When he found this house, it was slated to be torn down and replaced by a McMansion. Philip was able to save it, and after a nine-month reconstruction job and…

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Monday February 28th, 2011

Monday March 29th, 2010

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sneak peek: gray pants

sneak peek: gray pants

jonathan junker, jon gentry, and seth grizzle are the trio who make up gray pants.  they strive to come up with designs and ideas that are thoughtful and have an impact, whether it be furniture, lighting, architecture or graphics. today we have a sneak peek into their  1100sf live/work studio they renovated in the capitol…

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Monday November 2nd, 2009

Wednesday May 27th, 2009

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sneak peek: revival home and garden

sneak peek: revival home and garden

revival home & garden is known for marrying modern style with the glossy sophistication of hollywood regency design with their chic, yet reasonably priced furniture and accessories. leah steen is a co-owner and founder of the home decor boutique in seattle (psst – they’re moving soon so check out their 30% of sale), and is…

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Tuesday May 26th, 2009

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sneak peek: jessica lynch

sneak peek: jessica lynch

our next sneak peek comes to us from jessica lynch of slow shirts who made a SERIOUS splash with her before & after industrial fireplace. turns out the rest of her home is pretty fabulous as well. i’m definitely loving the richness of the color choices combined with the natural wood. click here for more…

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Thursday April 23rd, 2009

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sneak peek: alexandra hedin

sneak peek: alexandra hedin

you may recognize alexandra hedin‘s modern take on silhouettes from the DIY project she shared with us awhile back, but today we’re excited to share a deeper look into the home of this northwest lifestyle and entertaining expert. her clean and open home definitely looks like the perfect place for throwing a party. enjoy the…

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Friday June 27th, 2008

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sneak peek: lara ferroni

sneak peek: lara ferroni

seeing as it’s friday and “in the kitchen” day, it only seems appropriate to share a sneak peek of the kitchen of food photographer lara ferroni. you may remember her from her great toasted sesame and vanilla ice cream recipe she shared on d*s a couple months ago where the pictures look as delicious as…

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Wednesday February 6th, 2008

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Sneak Peek: Laurie Cinotto

Sneak Peek: Laurie Cinotto

This morning we are up in Tacoma, Washington to visit the home of floral designer and artist Laurie Cinotto. Laurie’s floral designs are eclectic, vintage and modern inspired, and often romantic. I also love her sense of color whether it is in floral design or her installation art (you will see this clearly in her…

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