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Art of Decoupage

Bremerton Artist ‘Elevates’ old Art of Decoupage

At the height of her career as a world-renowned miniaturist, Brooke Tucker traveled constantly around the country and the world to teach classes. In between, she spent as many as 17 hours in her studio, creating scale-model rooms that have earned her the … read more

“A house is made of wood and stone but a home is made of love, alone.”
Cover Feature

Arch Meets Soul — A Wollochet Water View to Call Home

A magnificent vista to Mount Rainier inspired Kathy and Dave Nims to purchase their property without ever having stepped foot on it. That leap of faith was well worth the effort. This view served as inspiration for architect David Fisher and contractor Tom … read more

Lennard K's Boat House Restaurant and Bar

The Boat House at North Bay

While zipping along State Route 3 between Belfair and Shelton, the speed limit slows through the little hamlet of Allyn. Smack-dab in the middle of town, on the water side of the street, sits “Lennard K’s Boat House.” Part of the building that … read more

Koh Phi Phi Lei
Travel Bug

Hello, Thailand!

“Sawadee ka.” That’s hello in Thai. Sawadee ka — said with hands in prayer position (known as wai) and a tiny bow with your head. Hello from Thailand — a land of beauty and mystery. A place where royalty and religion are entwined … read more

Deer De-Fence

Deer De-Fence — Protecting a Collector’s Garden

Perhaps it should come as no surprise that, upon moving to Bainbridge Island after growing up in southern California, followed by a dozen years in parched Houston, Carol Folse would become enchanted by woodland spring flowers. Folse and her husband, Parker, fell in … read more

Soulful Art

Soulful Art

Artist Tells Stories, Shares Native Heritage through Basket...

The hand-stenciled sign on Annette Fourbears’ small Indianola studio says, simply, “Baskets.” That’s definitely an understatement because this multifaceted artist also paints, sculpts and writes poetry. One of her most-visible public artworks is the 17-foot “Wheel Totem Pole” in Ventura, California, that the … read more

Evocative of a Schoolhouse

Evocative of a Schoolhouse

A legacy of love, life and learning spans...

In the historic community of Grapeview, it can be hard to find your way around the first time you visit. Lots of tiny dirt roads finger off from the main road, featuring funny names that are often nearly identical. It nods to the … read more

Wilsonart laminate counter (back wall) in Asteroid 9214CM (Photo courtesy Wilsonart)

Solid as a Rock — Tips on Selecting the Best Countertop for Your Project

Countertops are the workhorse of both the kitchen and bathroom. They are used for a myriad of tasks including preparing food, paying bills and doing homework, serving buffet food, holding small appliances, facilitating daily hygiene routines and more. They are subjected to a … read more

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