Tag: craftsmanship

BLOG POST
& VIDEO

A Kitchen That Works
Builder/Designer Spotlight

A Kitchen That Works — Finding the ‘Sweet Spot’ Between Cost and Value

In our second video in the series featuring West Sound’s home and design professionals, WestSound Home & Garden takes a look at A Kitchen That Works, LLC. We met with the two people behind the company, Molly McCabe and her husband, Clive Pardy, … read more

Kitchen Islands
Design|Build

Designing a Kitchen Island — A Kitchen Oasis… without the Palm Trees

Do you have kitchen island envy? You are not alone! The majority of homeowners who have recently or are currently contemplating a kitchen project have or would like to incorporate an island in their project. What makes a kitchen island alluring? There are … read more

BLOG POST

find a contractor

How to Find a Quality Contractor in a Strong Market

We are fortunate to have been in a strong building economy for the last year, and it appears that it will continue for some time. The downside for consumers is the availability of quality contractors and tradespeople. The economic downturn wreaked havoc on … read more

Designing a Forever Home
Design|Build

Designing a Forever Home

The arrival of an AARP invitation in the mail can be a trigger that sends a person off like the proverbial dog looking for its forever home. It may come as a shock —”What?! I’m nowhere near old enough for retirement!” — but … read more

Cover Feature — A Home Full of Light and Life
Cover Feature

A Home Full of Light and Life

Stepping into the foyer of Brian and Holly Jacobsen’s home and looking into the great room, one is struck by the amazing light flooding through the massive expanse of windows that face the water. White millwork and a well-chosen monochromatic color scheme of … read more

(Photo courtesy Matthew Witschonke)
Design|Build

Design Trends in 2018 — Advice from the Experts

Trends in home design for 2018 run the gamut from simple and strong to stunning and dramatic. Just like in fashion trends, there are always hot new colors and styles — and it’s tempting to feel like you need to revitalize your home … read more

An Artist's Christmas
Cover Feature

An Artist’s Christmas

Lisa Stirrett’s eyes light with excitement when she talks about the holiday season. “I love Christmas. I love when my boys come home,” she says. As long as she can remember, Stirrett helped her mother decorate their home. Even as a small child, … read more

The Lost Quill

The Lost Quill Keeps an Old Skill Alive

Long, long before word processors, computers, cellphones and inkjet printers were invented, all writing was done by hand. History was recorded by hand. Official documents and books — especially religious texts — were written with handheld pens and often beautifully embellished with richly … read more

Wet Apple Media W3C Valid HTML 5 PCS Web Hosting LLC