In a climate like Western Washington people are often wondering how to find house painters who can deal with wet wood and surfaces. Seattle is one of the wettest areas in the country you need to make sure your homes exterior is completely protected from the elements as best as […]
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Seattle, one of our favorite (and we feel most underrated) cities in the world, has an enormous amount of interesting homes and a plethora of DIY resources. From luxury houseboats to modern and modest bungalows there are homes of every taste and many are gorgeous and green. There also plenty […]
Our favorite design piece last year, Glassybaby, is now opening a second shop in New York’s West Village just down the street from our favorite old pub the White Horse. Glassybaby keeps it simple. Hand-blown glass votives that are nearly indestructible and come in a variety of colors and hues.
The plethora of old homes in Seattle require regular maintenance and the wet climate ensures homeowners stay vigilant against mold and water damage. Landscaping is also an issue that can’t be ignored or else plants will overrun your yard in a matter of weeks as there is no shortage of […]
We’re in Seattle this week doing a bit of research for our upcoming DIY City Guide. Checking out Hardwicks today and a few other stops in the area. Let us know if you’ve got some can’t miss resources for diy in Seattle.
Thursday, Oct 1st we’ll be checking out the grand re-opening of Revival Home & Garden in Seattle as they’ve settled into a new shop at 1517 12th Avenue in Capitol Hill. Their vintage selections are well edited and we’re trying to find a reason to bring the Shipwood Table home […]
Has it really taken the fear of the economy to convince homeowners to reconsider their mcmansion? Regardless of reason this is a welcome trend and we hope it lasts. As homeowners require more accountability from builders the developers will react and move the market in this direction by building smaller […]
We just returned from a great trip to Seattle whose residents have to qualify near the top of the DIY list. The plethora of historic old homes requires a constant flow of improvements and upgrades that homeowners relish (or revile). There are hardware stores to suit each neighborhood and specialty […]
photo: fddi1 Today we are headed to Seattle. A city we have much love for and wish we had spent more than just a year living in. We plan on checking out some of the best local hardware and DIY shops. If anyone has any recommendations please share in the […]
We’ve been enamored with Seattle houseboats since Sleepless in Seattle but the majority of houseboats we’ve seen up close look a bit dated and more charming than cool. Our opinions have changed after seeing this houseboat remodel in the Seattle Times.
Regardless of the fact that the arsonist who caused this fire claims they are an ‘eco-terrorist’, this report out of Seattle is truly despicable and we hope no one is injured. Five luxury homes are currently burning in the Street of Dreams development in Woodinville, Washington just north of Seattle.
Making “improvements” to your home isn’t always the best thing and many times it’s the wrong thing to do if you are trying to increase your property value. Be aware of the 7 sins of home remodeling and you’ll maximize every dollar spent on your home while increasing it’s value. […]