Tag: color

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The Sugar Plum Mix of dahlias offers hues of honey gold, burnt orange and violet-mauve, providing a colorful, contemporary blend of dahlias late summer. (Photo courtesy Longfield Gardens)

From Garden to Bouquet — Growing Your Own Cut Flowers

Keep your flower vases filled all summer long with beautiful blossoms picked right from your own garden and containers. Growing seeds, plants and tender bulbs that can double as cut flowers makes it easy to create casual, fresh-cut bouquets for your dinner table … read more

Gallery Row Art Gallery

Gig Harbor’s Gallery Row — A Place for Diverse, Cool Art

In 1988, a small handful of artists got together and rented a space in the old Shoreline building where Marketplace Grille is located today in downtown Gig Harbor. Gretchen Wilbert (a former mayor of Gig Harbor) was their landlord, and very supportive of … read more

Capturing the Beauty of Life in Art

Capturing the Beauty of Life in Art

When you arrive at the home of Bainbridge Island artist Claudia McKinstry, you immediately notice the gardens. They cover most of the 2-acre-plus waterfront property where McKinstry and her husband have lived for more than four decades. Then you see the red caboose … read more

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Begonia Viking XL Red on Chocolate is a striking plant great for container gardens. Its large, vibrant red flowers are contrasted with chocolate brown leaves. (Photo courtesy All-America Selections)

Ideas for Container Gardens for Every Occasion

Make every occasion special by designing and growing containers for summer holidays, weddings, anniversary parties or other special celebrations. Pick a color scheme appropriate for the occasion or a variety of colors and shapes sure to add a festive touch. Look for opportunities … read more

Pantone Colors 2019
Pantone View home + interiors 2019

Focus: What Colors Are Next?

Amidst the infinite choices of the 21st century, it is essential to deliver the color choices consumers want. PANTONEVIEW home 2019 focuses on the colors that are next: the colors we will crave, the colors we will demand, the colors that will engage … read more

Coral bells — Heuchera 'Wildberry' (Photo courtesy Walters Gardens, Inc)

Exciting New Plants for 2019

Daylight is burning more hours and highlighting the new plant catalogs scattered across your desk. It is gray outside, with many months left to fill with drizzling precipitation, cold wind and storms. You cannot wait to get outside and grab a handful of … read more

Makings of the ArtHouse

The Makings of the ArtHouse

“Hoarding without guilt” could have been the heading, or “what to do with stuff.” Then add that subject to “an old house in Bremerton” and you’ve got a story —”stuff” and all. Downsizing at its deepest when situations and complications create a drama … read more

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Dahlia Stolze Von Berlin from Van Zyverden (Photo courtesy National Garden Bureau)

2019 is All About Dahlias

The National Gardening Bureau has declared 2019 as the Year of the Dahlia — and what better excuse to plant some news ones in your garden? You won’t enjoy their gorgeous blooms until closer to fall, but planting season is spring. Which makes … read more

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