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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 built, parachute pants and leg warmers were all the rage. While clothing styles have evolved since the early 1980s (thankfully), the home hasn’t. A major two-year renovation brought this waterfront retreat up to snuff on…

Karen Egly-Thompson, Houzz Contributor

Ryan Lewis’ House Is No Thrift-Shop Find

Mansions, estates, sure, but did you know Seattle's real estate market includes villas, too? One of them happens to be producer Ryan Lewis', a residence that recently listed for $7.95 million

The DJ’s home is all about the details: eclectic vintage furniture, a distinct color scheme and unexpected touches

Athima Chansanchai, Zillow Contributor

Zillow Home Tour: A 108-Year-Old Seattle Mansion With Bay Views

This article originally appeared on Zillow. City living often means sacrificing on space, parking and nice-to-haves. But this home has it all. Built in 1909, it’s a grand mansion with sought-after features such as oak hardwood floors, crown molding, box-beam ceilings and mullioned windows. Current owners Dr. Charles Millington and his wife, Charlotte, thoughtfully renovated…

Satinder Haer, Zillow 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 on Camano Island, Washington, became a sturdy modernist structure strong enough to take on no less than a tsunami is an interesting one. The owners contacted Dan Nelson, principal at Designs Northwest in Seattle, about…

Mary Jo Bowling, Houzz Contributor

Houzz Tour: A New Spin on Group Living in Seattle

A married couple and their best friend get together to create a functional modern home for all

This article originally appeared on Houzz.com. First of all, let’s clear up any misconceptions. This is not that kind of group living. Not the 1960s, free-love group living that might first pop into your head when you hear the term. This is more of a clubhouse-style arrangement. Homeowners Terri Sullivan and Paul Black, who have…

Amy Azzarito, Houzz Contributor