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A vignette of textural contrast with the large Darmera peltata foliage and the smaller Acer ‘Orange Dream’ leaves.

A Plantsman’s Garden

In a hidden place in Kingston, there lurks a plantsman’s 5-acre garden. Walk through this special place, and you almost believe you are on a tropical island. Your eyes follow the lines of a trunk up into the canopy of fronds from the … read more

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Age Safely with Your Home: 3 Home Modifications That Are Essential to Make

Many people think that aging means eventually having to leave your home. That is a reality for many, but it can be delayed significantly by making a few changes to your home in order to make it safer. Certain areas of every home … read more

Garden Makeover

A Garden Makeover

It takes time — as well as imagination, desire and commitment — to turn a yard into a garden. Sam and Karen Brindley had the latter two necessities when they moved to Indianola from Kirkland 10 years ago. The house they found had … read more

In this beautiful game room, a golf simulator/home theater system was installed along with multiple custom Focal in-ceiling speakers and JL Audio subwoofers. This entertainment can easily be controlled with keypads or one-touch, universal, hand-held remote controls.
Design|Build 2021A

Serious About Home Entertainment

This private couple lived outside of the country when they discovered Kitsap County through the technology of a home computer. Once they found Kitsap and their land, they assembled the team to make their dream of a waterfront home unfold. The heart of … read more

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

Kitchens
Design|Build 2021A

Incredible Kitchens

The kitchen is a cornerstone in any home. It’s where we cook dinner and where we gather with friends and family. Everyone wants a beautiful kitchen, but remember, this is a functional space as well. Choose finishes and materials that will stay on … read more

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The Old-Car Hobby Is Not Just About the Cars

Describing a car hobbyist is like describing a diet. There are so many kinds: You have racers and people who watch races. You have collectors and hot-rodders. You have restorers and you have folks who simply love to drive. Today I wish to … read more

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The Top U.S. Kitchen Trends, According to Instagram

From cooking to conversations all the way to homework help and parties, the kitchen truly is the heart of the home. The average American spends more than nine days in the kitchen each year. With such a long time being spent in the … read more

The frog pond

The Garden of Lynn and Jim McIntyre

“Why would you want to buy that piece of swampland?” asked the strawberry farmer when Jim and Lynn McIntyre showed interest in a plot of land he had tried to cultivate. The land was full of rocks and wet clay, and a big … read more

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