Stories tagged: home
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019, 1 p.m.
When two artistic gardeners collaborate, the result is a lovely landscape that is a feast for the eyes. Such is the case with John and Pat Hagney’s garden.
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019, 10 a.m.
Jane Scott Hodges knows something about table linens. The founder of the luxury company Leontine Linens works directly with interior designers and also is the author of “Linens: For Every …
Sat., June 8, 2019, noon
The garden tour season officially starts on Saturday with Spokane in Bloom. This year’s tour features nine south-side gardens, carefully selected by the Inland Empire Gardeners of Spokane.
Sat., June 1, 2019, 10 a.m.
For a new-bathroom feel without the hassle of a full remodel, Jasmine Morvay, an interior designer in Ottawa, Ontario, has a few ideas: Install a glass door or change the …
Sat., June 1, 2019, 5 a.m.
A-frame houses are appealing, but they have quirks that take some considering.
Thu., May 30, 2019, 8:57 p.m.
Pullman police arrested a teenager suspected of lighting a trailer home on fire last week, killing a dog and cat.
Sat., May 25, 2019, 2 p.m.
The winter coat is packed away. Your striped T-shirt is back in regular rotation. And spring has sprung. Now you’re going to need to jump on this wicker trend. “Wicker …
Sat., May 25, 2019
Q. I’ve put off building a small garden shed for too many years. After the wretched winter I endured, I deserve something that will lift my spirits. I don’t know …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 4:26 p.m.
U.S. home construction rose in April, led by an uptick in single-family homes.
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Marriott is pushing more heavily into home-sharing, confident that its combination of luxury properties and loyalty points can lure travelers away from rivals like Airbnb.
Sat., April 27, 2019, 10 a.m.
Thankfully, the market for file storage has expanded beyond industrial metal cabinets to include upholstered, wooden, colorful or patterned containers. Many can hide in a living room or even bedroom …
Sat., April 20, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
Homeowners, designers and even celebrities are warming to the idea of laminate surfaces thanks to new technology that mimics the look and feel of real stone and wood. The pendulum …
Tue., April 16, 2019, 11 a.m.
Humans have built all kinds of houses throughout history. During the Ice Age, humans made their homes in big caves. A few thousand years later, people figured out how to …
Sat., April 13, 2019, 3 p.m.
This technique for dying eggs with old neckties or other silk fabric scraps is simple and creates beautiful designs that pop.
Sat., April 13, 2019, 9 a.m.
What can you tell me about radiant floor heat? Is it really that good, or is what I’m hearing all hype?
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 1:08 p.m.
Escaping into Spokane she sheds: Local women ahead of the curve on creating their own separate spaces
Inland Northwest women seem ahead of the curve in a trend of creating a “she shed,” the space conversion craze of turning an outdoor tool shed or small barn into …
Sat., March 23, 2019, 8 a.m.
Decluttering is great, but some things you can’t just toss; you must get another to take its place. If something is looking shabby or worn, replacing it will give your …
Sat., March 23, 2019
Laminate flooring will snap and pop as you walk on it if it’s bridging across hollow spots under the flooring. Your weight stresses the interlocking tongues and grooves in the …
Sat., March 16, 2019
Several rug experts offer tips to help demystify the process of buying and caring for a rug, whether you’re shopping at Goodwill, Ikea or an upscale carpet store.
Sat., March 9, 2019
What columnist Susan Mulvihill loves most about raised beds is that it’s possible to intensively plant them, thus getting a higher yield in a smaller space. They also warm up …
Sat., March 2, 2019, 11 a.m.
Who hasn’t stared at their kitchen and wished HGTV could sweep in and update it? Short a television show’s budget and ability to bring in contractors, the next best thing …
Sat., March 2, 2019, 5 a.m.
Poor planning is the most common reason for dissatisfaction with both detached garages and homes in general. The root of the problem is that most people are unable to visualize …
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 1 p.m.
As many homeowners move to living smaller in tiny houses, accessory dwelling units and mobile homes, the sleeper sofa has taken on new importance regarding space-saving needs.
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019
I grew up in an older home with an attic. I love storing things up there. When I watch new homes being built, all I see are trusses with all …
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019
If you’ve ever attempted a DIY project at home, only to be disappointed by the results, you’ve got lots of company. That’s the takeaway from a survey by Improvenet.com, which …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
Recent innovations make it easier than ever to live a green lifestyle without sacrificing style.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019
Not considered bland, boring or low end, these days white is a popular and desired choice for homeowners looking for a timeless and elegant look and a neutral palette.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 10:39 a.m.
With the debut of “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo,” cleverly released on Jan. 1 for those seeking a reset in the new year, she has quickly emerged as a cultural …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, noon
From ruby to rich burgundy, red is a powerful accent color when used purposefully in a space. One key design tip to remember is that it isn’t taboo to mix …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
Never allow grease to go down a drain. It solidifies and will clog drain pipes. Same goes for flour and egg mixtures into your kitchen sink drains.