Design & Style

Resort Community: Refined Retirement Lifestyle

Retirement has been redefined at Trilogy at Tehaleh, a 55+ resort-style community in Bonney Lake. In this active lifestyle adult community built by Shea Homes, residents have the choice to engage in numerous on-site activities such as regular social events, cooking, fitness, or art classes, and fine dining. Spectacular views of Mount Rainier are visible […]

The Useful and the Eclectic: Fruffles in Centralia and Astoria

Eclectic design says a lot about a person, whether it’s wearable design or décor for the home. Everyone has a specific style they want to convey, and Fruffels is the place to find it. Fruffels specializes and excels in distinctive gifts, home décor and wearables for women and men. With locations in Centralia and Astoria, […]

2017 Gift Guide

Give santa a run for his money with our top picks for holiday giving! Bitter & Sweet Bittersweet Chocolates of Olympia. Affordable handmade artisan chocolates using the finest local, natural and organic ingredients in their beautiful creations. bittersweetchocolatesllc.com Warming it Up Savor market spics tea made and sold locally ~$18.99 pacificnorthwestshop.com Foot loose Okabashi shoes […]

Purposeful Shopping At Point Ruston

When you walk through the doors of Purpose Boutique, you find a fun-loving and dedicated group of people who have come together with a unified passion: to make a difference in the world through styling. Within minutes you feel that you have just met a good friend who is ready to offer style tips. It […]

Asia Pacific Cultural Center: Finding a Home

Since 1996 the Asia Pacific Cultural Center has been working toward establishing a permanent home for itself in Tacoma. Throughout the years the APCC has been housed in several buildings in the Tacoma area, hoping the whole time for a permanent location best suited to its needs. The APCC represents about 47 countries and educates […]

7 Trends To Spice Up Your Fall Wardrobe

This fall, fashion is a moving target, so let us do the pointing for you! Here’s the definitive list for spicing up your fall wardrobe. From the office to weekend wear, these trends are not to be missed. EMILY HAPPY POWER RED From pop-of-color statement pieces to monochromatic head-to-toe looks, red is the official color […]

Clear(ly) Connected Lake House Design

Imagine being one of the first to own property on Clear Lake outside of Graham, Washington. That was the story for one of the original homesteaders on the lake, and the extended family continues to have a deep love of the land and the lake. The homesteader’s grandson, a retired surgeon, sparkles and lights up […]

Onalaska Redesign

Jenny and Jesse Garrison inherited a home from Jenny’s parents in 2010. It was her parents’ dream home, built in 1970 and redone in the ’80s, in peach tones, which were popular at the time. The home was in need of a complete remodel, so the Garrisons began by remodeling the kitchen and bath from […]

Begin Your Style Journey at Embellish

When you walk into Embellish Multispace Salon, you notice the bright, upbeat atmosphere created by owner Patricia Lecy. One of the many interesting things you will see is a large aquatic mural above the shampoo lounges. “Why stare at a white blank ceiling? Why not look up and see something beautiful?” says Lecy. She commissioned […]

Linda MacNeil: Wearable Glass Jewelry

Artist Linda MacNeil’s innovative use of glass to create elegant, wearable jewelry provides a unique opportunity for the Museum of Glass to present its first jewelry exhibition. MacNeil has been a pioneer in both the studio jewelry and studio glass movements since the 1970s. It was during that decade that MacNeil began fashioning a body […]