Building in harmony with nature is the primary concept behind feng shui, says Gisela H. Stehr, director of Seattle’s Emerald Feng Shui Institute and author of Feng Shui for Life: Connecting the Dots.

For home cooks—both budding and brilliant—a functional kitchen that’s stocked with modern updates and top-notch appliances takes the scratch-made cake.

These stylish lamps and pendants add just the right amount of shimmer

There are more than a few reasons to get better acquainted with the mighty light-emitting diode (LED). According to Energy Saver, a consumer resource offered by the U.S.

Seattle’s gray days and imminent 4:18 p.m. winter sunsets typically leave Pacific Northwest homes wanting for more natural light.

New amenities, plantings and paving elevate these outdoor living spaces