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From Setback to Saving Grace
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From Setback to Saving Grace

A Kitsap-bound couple finds that good things come...

Frustration is not always a bad thing. Just ask Lemolo’s Owen and Paulette Lubin, who learned about the hidden blessings of disappointment several years ago as they worked to make a move from Seattle to Kitsap County. The allure of Kitsap’s comparatively rural … read more

Papa Paul's Dahlia Farm
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Papa Paul’s Dahlia Farm

About 20 years ago while living in Sandpoint, Idaho, Paul Kusche got bit by the dahlia bug. A food industry executive by profession, and the son of a landscape architect, he’s always viewed gardening as an important hobby and source of relaxation away … read more

Hillside Perch
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A Hillside Perch for Aging in Place

The trend toward abandoning grassy front lawns in favor of perennial beds and vegetable gardening is taking hold, and none is more breathtaking than what Anne and Bob Knapp have created. Their two-story, custom home in Gig Harbor graces the irregularly shaped lot … read more

French-Country Elegant Kitchen
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French-Country Elegant Kitchen

A Capodimonte Chandelier is at the Heart of...

Every big project must start somewhere. For Craig and Nicole Downey of Poulsbo, their perfect kitchen began with a chandelier. It was not, however, just any chandelier; this was a classic beauty passed on to the couple by Craig’s parents, who found the … read more

Design Trends 2020
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Design Trends in 2020 — Advice from the Experts

So many new trends coming our way for 2020. It’s been exciting to watch design ideas evolve. See what’s coming in new designs from colors and furniture to flooring and surfaces. Every year, we gather our panel of design experts to discuss what … read more

Farmhouse Restoration
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Farmhouse Restoration

Bainbridge Island landmark stays true to its roots

After months of deliberation and dozens of drive-by trips, a young couple decided to follow their hearts. They stopped the car and fastened a note to the mailbox of the old farmhouse. “We’re looking for a place to raise a family,” the note … read more

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Melanie Dressel and Windy Bluff

An Incomparable Home For a Visionary Woman

Melanie Dressel was a banker and the CEO of Columbia Bank. She knew values. She knew the value of small towns like Colville, Washington, where she grew up; and the value of her husband, Bob, and their family. She knew the value of … read more

Adventurous Waterfront Remodel
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Adventurous Waterfront Remodel

In contemplating retirement, Kevin and Cheri McCorkle considered options: buy a recreational vehicle and hit the road, maybe tackle more exotic travel or simply remodel their home of 15 years. They chose the remodel. Little did they know that they were embarking on … read more

(Photo courtesy Decks & Patio Covers)
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The Art of the Deck — Make Your Outdoor Living Last

After surviving last winter, who isn’t contemplating how to get more summer out of the months ahead? According to Doug Woodside of Decks and Patio Covers in Kingston, it’s simple — create an outdoor living space. He says clients call him years after … read more

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