The Home

Each issue of our magazine showcases new or remodeled homes, including our design series, appliances, and the latest in kitchen and bath features. These articles are only a sample of what we have in WestSound Home & Garden magazine each issue — subscribe to the print version today to see all of what we have to offer!

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

Christmas Decore

Professionally Deck the Halls this Year with ‘Christmas Carol’

An extraordinary love for Christmas was perhaps written in the stars for local Carol Burk, better known as “Christmas Carol,” as even her own December birthday happens during the Christmas season. “Christmas Carol” is also the name of her residential and business tree-decorating … read more

Kichler Lighting
Design|Build

Stylish Night Lighting in the Northwest

Transform Your Home with Light

Transform your home with relatively little effort. Outside lighting is not just for the holidays. If memories of your quirky aunt and her love for Christmas in July come to mind, you can forget about it. Outdoor lighting, while beautiful during the holidays, … read more

Sandra Andrews-Strasko’s buffet desk solution

Eat at Your Desk: Your Dining Table Might be the Best Workspace

Quick two-question survey. Do you use your dining (or kitchen) table as a workspace? Do you feel just a little bit guilty about it? A large portion of people will probably have responded yes to one or both of those questions. Why the … read more

Home to Bainbridge

Around the World and Home to Bainbridge

A world-traveling couple has made home their favorite...

Been there, experienced that. When it comes to seeing the world, Lin Wyncoop and Kevin Compton of Bainbridge Island have built careers on it. Decades of flying with major international airlines, combined with a love of adventure, have taken the couple to all … read more

Pyrex

Grandma’s Pyrex Bowls

The subject of product analysis is a slow page-turner, but mention grandma’s mixing bowls, and eyes widen. Today, mention Pyrex and eyes get even wider, as recent articles have stunned people with the announcement that old Pyrex is like gold. Yes, Pyrex has … read more

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