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February 25, 2015 at 11:33 PM

Locavore: Flavors to push your pickling boundaries

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Spice up your table — or cocktail — with unconventional flavor combinations from Unbound Pickling out of Portland. Flavors include Pickled Walla Walla Sweets with balsamic and rosemary, Pickled Beets with chai spice and pomegranate, Pickled Cherries with vanilla and tarragon, even Bacon Pickle (with hickory smoke, though no…

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February 23, 2015 at 6:28 PM

Spring weddings: Before you commit to a style, check out the season’s freshest trends

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By Caitlin King / Special to Sunday Market

Right after setting the date and booking the venue, the hunt begins for the perfect wedding dress.

Whether you’re traditional, modern or edgy, keep an open mind and try on a range of dresses — you might be surprised by what suits you best. To help you start your process, consider these top bridal trends for spring and summer.

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February 18, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Locavore: Swap your metallics for pop of plastic

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market “Plastic is the new gold,” proclaims Dave Sheely, who handcrafts bold jewelry pieces from industrial-grade, pressure-cast urethane in his studio in West Seattle. His Dave Sheely Designs pieces are just as durable as the precious metal — scratch-resistant and practically shatterproof. Drop one of his rings on the ground…

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February 18, 2015 at 7:59 PM

Eco chic: Locally made candles keep a light touch

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Light up your Seattle-area home with candles made here by a native Seattleite. Torch Illumination Co. candles are made by Lisa Ravenel, who hand-pours all-natural soy wax into recyclable tin containers. She adds locally sourced fragrant oils and cotton wicks to create environmentally responsible, portable relaxation. The subtle…

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February 18, 2015 at 7:51 PM

Style boost: Add punch to your wardrobe with a few new menswear pieces

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By Andrea Dashiell  / Special to Sunday Market

If you’re like most men, improving your style probably wasn’t a top resolution for 2015.

Updating just few pieces in your wardrobe, however, can push your whole look into a more modern era. Try swapping an old tee for a crisp chambray button-up, or your relaxed-fit jeans for a slimmer cut. Suddenly you’re ready to step through the year in style.

Here are a few pieces that can instantly elevate your look.

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February 11, 2015 at 10:30 PM

Eco chic: Hemp bags with elegant spring prints

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Make your spring bag one that celebrates nature while being gentle on the earth. Uzura Hemp Tote/Messenger Bags are made by Seattleite Shino Mikami, who screen prints the bags by hand with her original illustrations. Each bag is made of pesticide-free hemp, lined with organic cotton duck canvas. Inside pockets…

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February 3, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Locavore: Bike packs made to battle rain

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Don’t let Seattle weather keep you off your bike. Protect your belongings — even the electronics — with a waterproof, all-weather cycling pack by Velo Transit. The packs are designed and built in Seattle specifically to withstand our weather, with welded seams and radio frequency (RF) liners to create…

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February 3, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Eco chic: Plywood gets a new life as modern furniture

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Plywood salvaged from the scrap pile is transformed into functional art by woodworker Steve Lawler of Tacoma’s rePly Furniture. Lawler handcrafts his modern furniture and finishes it with eco-friendly water-borne polyurethane and a hand-rubbed Danish oil finish. Pieces range from a 2-by-2-inch Small Stash Box to a show-stopping Waterfall…

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