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Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Two Northwest artists find a place to live and work in a a modern home in South Seattle
 
Family games, drum set turn old Tudor mansion into hip, casual home

Family games, drum set turn old Tudor mansion into hip, casual home

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014
An 1890s Tudor mansion with an interior decorator for an owner isn’t the first place you’d picture a Ms. Pac-Man arcade game blinking in the living room and kids whizzing through the oak-paneled foyer on skateboards.
 

Kitchen aids trim time and hassles of preparing food

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014
The crockpot isn’t the only time-saving gadget out there.
 
Struggling family gets a new house

Struggling family gets a new house

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
A free house with all new appliances and presents under the Christmas tree. Anyone would feel blessed.
 
House raised to insert main living floor

House raised to insert main living floor

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
We’re standing in the master bathroom upstairs, and Peter says, “This was our kitchen.”
 
Gift wrap 101: Tips on pretty packages from a ‘professional’

Gift wrap 101: Tips on pretty packages from a ‘professional’

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
You can check out various DIY websites and find all kinds of brilliant ideas for holiday gift wrapping. But folding together a tight, pretty package is more than fancy ribbons, cute cutouts and inventive gift tags.
 
Jazz up holidays with the latest in lighting

Jazz up holidays with the latest in lighting

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
Thanks to advances in lighting technology, suburban dads (and moms) across the country have a lot to choose from when it comes to creative ways to deck their halls for the holidays this year.
 
Bargain hunting can lower cost of home renovations

Bargain hunting can lower cost of home renovations

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014
I’ve never visited the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel in Denver, but I can pretend.
 

More hot air than truth in myths about heating costs

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Advice about saving money on home heating costs abounds this time of year, but some of it is oversimplified, marketing hype or just plain wrong, while some long-standing myths persist about keeping warm on the cheap.
 
Plasterwork artisans continue a dying art

Plasterwork artisans continue a dying art

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
Thirty-five years ago, when John Doherty was doing rehab work for Campus Apartments, removing old plasterwork to make way for drywall, he was struck by the beauty of the buildings’ antique plaster flourishes — all destined for the landfill.
 
Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Jazz up your holidays with the latest in lights

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Thanks to advances in lighting technology, suburban dads (and moms) across the country have a lot to choose from when it comes to creative ways to deck their halls for the holidays this year.
 
Rearrange, regroup objects on your shelves to bring order to rooms

Rearrange, regroup objects on your shelves to bring order to rooms

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
Just as fashion accessories can have a big impact on an outfit, the items you display on shelves and tables can have a powerful effect on the style of any room.
 
Timeless tile gets a fresh face with inspired artistry

Timeless tile gets a fresh face with inspired artistry

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
Tile has a rich and varied history in decor, from Roman floor mosaics and majolica to Delft ceramics and Mexican terracotta.
 
Couple rebuilds ‘Chic Little Home’ after fire

Couple rebuilds ‘Chic Little Home’ after fire

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
When her family bought their first house, Katrina Sullivan wanted to share every aspect of creating her dream home.
 
Couple spend 3 years renovating former bakery in Pittsburgh

Couple spend 3 years renovating former bakery in Pittsburgh

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
Linda and Rick Sustakoski have lived all over the world, but chose Pittsburgh when it was time to choose their dream home.
 
 

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