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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

Architectural texture
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Makeover with Texture

Interior design is an ever-changing industry of color and pattern. It can be difficult to make decisions regarding your home’s “new look,” particularly if you find yourself quickly getting tired of revolving design trends. Texture — what may be considered the most interesting … read more

Custom printed tile
Design|Build 2020B

2020 Trends in Tile and Bathroom Furnishings

Observations from the 2020 Cevisama International Fair for...

When one thinks of Spain, good wine, great tapas and flamenco music and dance quickly spring to mind. However, Spain is also known for amazing architecture, both past and present, as well as residential product design. Nowhere is this more evident than in … read more

The view looking out through the old-growth stump positioned as Philips' garden entrance

Native Plants Feel at Home in Bainbridge Island Garden

On Bainbridge Island, looking out onto Manzanita Bay, Navy veteran Al Philips has been assembling a collection of native plants around his home. Soon after purchasing his lot, Philips began landscaping. At first, he planted all sorts of plants, but soon a love … read more

Forever on the Water

Forever on the Water

A Family's Forever Home Anchors a Life Built...

Jeff and Kerrie Sanson have built a life together centered around the water. For Jeff, it began at birth, growing up in a nautical family and spending his young adulthood working as a commercial fisherman. Thirty years ago, his affinity for boats led … read more

Recycled Art

‘Recycled’ Art

This “chandelier” was created by a group of students from the Community Transition Program at South Kitsap School District. Made from 400 plastic water bottles, it’s 8 feet tall and 4 feet wide and is currently on display at the Port Orchard City … read more

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Survey Finds the Top 5 Most-Popular Home Projects During the Quarantine

With most people in lockdown or still spending the majority of their hours at home amid social distancing, suddenly home projects lingering on the back burner have come roaring to life. In a period that has been sharply defined by product shortages, time … read more

Harbor History Museum

Gig Harbor’s Maritime ‘Library of Things’

Much of Gig Harbor’s history is written in fish. For centuries before white settlers arrived, Native Americans had a village on Gig Harbor Bay, near today’s Austin Estuary and Donkey Creek. They were the sxw babš band (pronounced sk-WHUH-babsh) or “swift water” people … read more

Fabulous Baths 2020
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Fabulous Baths

These pages of brilliant baths are filled with inspiring ideas (and incredible photographs) that will have you rethinking the form and function of your own baths. We’re highlighting styles ranging from quiet and modern to timelessly traditional. But, they all have one thing … read more

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