Houzz Tour: Turning the Tide for a Pacific Northwest Island Home

A renovation of a 1980s home on Whidbey Island celebrates water views, color and eclectic style

This article originally appeared on Houzz.com.  At the time this vacation home on Whidbey Island in Washington’s Puget Sound was…

Karen Egly-Thompson, Houzz Contributor

How to Farm Your Parking Strip

This article originally appeared on Houzz.com Walk down the street in any Seattle neighborhood these days, and you may be…

Annie Thornton, Houzz Contributor

Get Organized: 12 Inspiring, Attainably Neat Closets and Drawers

This article orignially appeared on Houzz.com January is the month when we’re focused on new beginnings. Why not tackle a…

Erin Carlyle, Houzz Contributor

Valentine’s Day Family Traditions for a Lifetime of Love

"I wanted my husband and I to be our children’s first valentines, to shape their impressions of this holiday and teach them it’s not merely about romance, but about love"

This article originally appeared on Houzz.com. Years ago I was shopping with my daughter and being helped by a pleasant…

Alison Hodgson, Houzz Contributor

Historic Fremont House a Haven of Custom Furnishings

A 1908 home in the city’s Fremont neighborhood gets designer details and a bright interior face-lift

Console and bench: custom-designed by Heidi Caillier Design; bench fabric: Pazuru Mulberry, Zak+Fox; vintage Moroccan rug: Pink Rug; lamp: Bodega, Arteriors Home; art: TRNK-NYC

Kelly LaPlante, Houzz Contributor

A Camano Island Home Strong Enough for a Tsunami

Storms don't scare this Washington state home; breakaway features and waterproof finishes let it weather high winds and waves

This article originally appeared on Houzz.com.  The story of how a modest cabin perched on the edge of Puget Sound…

Mary Jo Bowling, Houzz Contributor

Think You Haven’t Got Space for a Garden?

This article orginially appeard on Houzz.com If your outdoor space is tiny, tricky or totally nonexistent, you can still find…

Joanna Simmons, Houzz contributor

Nine Design Tips for Entertaining in a Small Space

Supersize your next soiree with these clever tricks for lighting, seating and crowd control

This article orinigally appeared on Houzz.com. The fact that you have a small space shouldn’t mean you can’t have big get-togethers….

Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor

Mazama Mountain Cabin Makes a Cozy, Stylish Retreat: A Home Tour

In Washington’s North Cascades, a wood-paneled vacation home provides access to views and outdoor activities

This article originally appeared on Houzz.com. This house nestled in the North Cascades mountains in Mazama, Washington, reflects the rugged…

Catherine Laughlin, Houzz Contributor