Name: Samuel and Barbara DavidsonLocation: Mercer Island, WashingtonSize: 260 square feetYears lived in: 30 years In the middle of beautiful Lake Washington, nestled amid four acres of wooded land, sits a tiny red caboose from 1949. Colorfully out of place among the giant evergreen trees and sprawling rhododendron, it’s a small jewel full of light and warmth.
You may know your color wheel — you may even know your ROY G BIV — but when it comes time to talk about color, do you know your hue from your value? Your shade from your tone? October is all about color at Apartment Therapy and whether you are in the middle of a color crisis or paint chip madness we are here to help!Let’s establish some basic definitions of words that are commonly used to describe color.
Today’s furniture buyer has a multitude of resources available. There are the big-box stores, small boutiques and many online distributors. But with all of this merchandise available, you still may not find what you are looking for and may want to search at a facility that caters exclusively to members of the interior design or architectural trade.“To-the-trade” refers to a store that sells goods to members of the professional trade.
If you’re looking an entertaining idea for this summer there is nothing more amusing than a little friendly competition between friends – especially when it involves food! Hosting a cook-off is a great excuse to encourage friends to go head to head with their best recipes and serves as an instant icebreaker among the guests. With a bit of planning, hosting a cook-off can be stress-free.Here’s the breakdown of planning your own food-centric competition.
Name: Joni and Eric (with daughters Elsa, 7 and Ava, 4)Location: Bellevue, WashingtonSize: 2,800 square feetYears lived in: 3 years As a professional stylist Joni effortlessly blends her love of vintage pieces with her other cherished objects: her family. Homeowners Joni and Eric designed a home where family comes first. It is a place where creativity and style naturally share space to create a warm and welcoming environment.
Name: Stephen and Katie Sloan (plus Peter, Anna, and Evi) Location: Bainbridge Island, WAProperty Type: Converted Dairy Barn Size: 2400 square feet (3 bedrooms, 2 bath)Years lived in: 5 Resting on half an acre of pastoral countryside on beautiful Bainbridge Island is a distinctively charming home that was once a dairy barn. Originally constructed in 1905 and converted in 1980, this home beautifully integrates original rustic elements with comfortable modern touches.
image:0caf075f8a1ed11648badab396d73b2aa322fae6 w:540 s:"fit" class_name:"mt-image-center" show_pin_button:"true" show_image_credits:"true" As we enter the entertaining season we find ourselves stocking up on bottles. They arenâ€™t all for ourselves, of course. Thereâ€™s one for the host, a couple for the dinner party, one for that recipe and, well, maybe a couple for us to keep at home.