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The 2020 CVG Show

The 2020 CVG Show

Collective Visions’ 13th Annual CVG Show takes place in January and February. The CVG Show is a significant artistic event that benefits the entire Puget Sound area. Visitors come from all over the state for the show, which is now one of 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

Tropical Livingston on the Carribean
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Central America’s Diamond in the Rough — Discovering Guatemala

Colorful and shy Mayan women go about their day, much the same way they have for centuries in Guatemala. Within the country, there are 21 indigenous groups, many existing in traditional style. But look around and you find a more modern Mayan/Spanish ethnic … read more

Kitsap History Museum

A Journey Back through Kitsap Time

To really understand a place, take a look at its past. Knowing what things were like a century or two ago gives us clues to how we got to where we are today. A trip to the Kitsap History Museum in downtown Bremerton … read more

The Colosseum, the most iconic structure from Ancient Rome
Travel

Best Bet for Visiting Italy? The Off-Season

Ah, Italy! Ancient ruins, century-old churches and basilicas, wonderful restaurants and markets, picture-book scenery, canals, rolling hills, vineyards as far as the eye can see, boutique wineries and friendly people. What’s not to like? Well, it all depends on when you go. If … read more

Winter Greens Party

Deck the Halls at a Winter Greens Party

Winter brings long, dark days, and historically humans have found ways to chase away the darkness. The tradition of festooning homes with evergreen boughs, berries and cones dates back to pagan times. In Europe, pre-Germanic people gathered evergreens because they are sturdy, last … read more

Bearadise

Bearadise — An Enchanting Garden in the Forest

A passion for gardening is often passed down from generation to generation, and for Dorene Fretwell, that is certainly true. Fretwell has been a certified Master Gardener since 2007 and has used her horticulture knowledge, creativity and intuition to create a beautiful woodland … read more

minimalism

Minimalism: Tiresome or Trendy?

Frankly, it’s neither. While even entertaining the notion of an attempt at minimalism is panic-inducing for some, for others, the opportunity for the peace and simplicity it brings to the home and daily operations is just simply too tempting to ignore. The trend … read more

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Decorating for the Holidays

Home Decorating for the Holidays

Chances are good that at some point during the holiday season, you’ll welcome guests into your home. Whether you lease or own your home, creating a cozy, festive setting for holiday gatherings can actually be quite simple, especially if you take on the … read more

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