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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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February 3, 2015 at 12:26 AM

Cocktail shake-up: Mix up your home-bar routine with new tools, gadgets and flavors

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By Sara Kennedy / Sunday Market

You’ve had a whole month to work on your New Year’s resolutions. Maybe you’ve joined a gym, been more mindful with your kids or gotten more sleep.

But what about getting organized? Adding more style to your life? Having more fun? Work on all three of those goals by updating your home-bar gear. Here are some ways to add new spice to your liquor cabinet.

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January 21, 2015 at 6:41 PM

Eco chic: A beer tote as lovely as your brew

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Carry your growlers home from the local brewery more easily with a Salvage and Spruce Growler Tote, handmade in Ballard by Scott Connell. Each carrier is made from knotty-pine wood paneling reclaimed from local homes during renovations. The beautiful torched finish is achieved by quickly charring the wood,…

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January 21, 2015 at 6:39 PM

Locavore: Wine in a box never looked so good

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Love wine, a little at a time? Extend the life of an open bottle with the Oxbox, a new preservation system handcrafted in Vancouver, Wash. Made from sustainably harvested American black walnut, the Oxbox is an oxygen-free closed system — creating, essentially, an extremely attractive boxed wine you can…

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December 22, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Finishing touches: Festive flourishes and hostess gifts for your Christmas parties

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By Kristin Kalning / Special to Sunday Market

Are you hosting this year’s holiday dinner? You worry about the meal; we’ve got you covered on last-minute décor and edibles.

And if you’re headed to someone else’s house, we have suggestions for gifts that are sure to make your host or hostess feel merry.

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December 11, 2014 at 6:28 PM

Locavore: Shake it up Seattle-style with a RainGlobe

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Pass on the traditional snow globe — this is Seattle, after all. Opt instead for a locally made RainGlobe. This unique stocking stuffer, desk accessory or keepsake for holiday visitors drips water onto a landscape that includes the Space Needle, Great Wheel, Smith Tower, a Washington State Ferries boat…

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December 11, 2014 at 6:26 PM

Eco chic: Luxury bedding that’s also natural

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market Ensure a good night’s sleep for your holiday houseguests — or yourself — with Mulberry West’s eco-friendly bedding. The Seattle company’s luxurious comforters and blankets nestle Grade A mulberry silk inside 300-thread-count, bleach-free cotton for a lightweight, hypoallergenic alternative to goose down. The porous natural fiber adjusts to and…

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December 2, 2014 at 11:29 PM

Eco chic: Spray provides Christmas-tree scent all year

By Bree Coven Brown / Special to Sunday Market You don’t need a fir tree in your living room to keep your house smelling like Christmas all year long. Juniper Ridge’s Christmas Fir Cabin Spray is a 100-percent-natural home fragrance made from Northwest fir, cedar and pine trees. The only ingredients are organic sugar-cane alcohol, tree pitch,…

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