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May 4, 2015 at 4:44 PM

Rustic cool: The modern farmhouse look is a perfect match for our local lifestyle

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By Allison Ellis / Special to Sunday Market

Unfussy yet refined, the modern farmhouse style lends itself well to our Northwestern sensibilities.

Its clean lines, eco-friendly materials and sparse, hip aesthetic make it one of the hottest looks for 2015. A rule of thumb in creating the look: If your home is more modern, soft textures will make it feel warm; if your dwelling is more farmhouse or cottage-style, modern appliances and bold accents will make it feel new.

Here are some products that will help you achieve the look.

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April 29, 2015 at 9:44 PM

Mother’s Day gift guide: Ways to celebrate Mom

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1. Alex and Ani Initial Adjustable Wire Bangle ($28 at Nordstrom). Pick up on the personalized jewelry trend with a piece that will tug at her heartstrings. Start with initials — hers or the kids’ — and, over time, add birthstones, charms and symbols of shared experiences.

2. University Village Gift Box ($50–$100 at participating stores). These gift boxes include a unique assortment of items hand-selected from U Village stores and restaurants. All proceeds from the gift boxes go to the Seattle Ronald McDonald House, where moms have the toughest job of all — caring for a sick child. For more info, visit uvillage.com/mom.

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March 23, 2015 at 4:56 PM

Clean sweep: Jump-start your spring cleaning with fresh tools that ease the load

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By Andrea Dashiell / Special to Sunday Market

If your home could use a little sprucing up, now is the perfect time to tackle the household chores you’ve been putting off all winter.

Arm yourself with a cleaning checklist (find one at bhg.com/homekeeping/house-cleaning/seasonal/spring-cleaning-checklist), throw open the windows and prepare to scrub, wipe, vacuum and polish your way to a sparkling home-sweet-home.

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March 18, 2015 at 7:17 PM

Spring’s hot furniture takes its cues from the past, while adding modern comfort

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By Kim Cook / The Associated Press

Spring is a favorite transitional time for lovers of home décor. Shaking out the rugs and washing the windows after a long winter feels satisfying.

And then there’s the prospect of perhaps replacing some old, shabby furnishings with new, fresh pieces.

Spring’s also when we start to see the décor trends that will find their way home through summer and fall.

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March 16, 2015 at 4:44 PM

Achieve your garden goals with products for planting, organizing and decorating

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By Sara Kennedy / Sunday Market

If the mild, sunny winter was any indication, we’re gearing up for an epic summer in the Pacific Northwest.

Enjoy every minute outside by working toward your garden goals — the improvements to your yard, garden or patio that you haven’t gotten around to, but that will make a world of difference.

Here are a few common goals and products to help achieve them.

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