Have you ever wished for just one more reason to justify a trip to Anthropologie? Well, now you have one. The downtown Seattle Anthropologie store is now offering in-store gift registry assistance.
Farewell Paperie kicks all your preconceived notions of letterpress to the curb with their hilarious yet touching cards and stationery products. Because sometimes you really do need a card that says, "Being an adult sucks."
Anyone out there watch the show Open House? If you do, you got a nice little surprise during last week's episode, where they featured a house in Medina, WA.
Millennials are everywhere - especially in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. Drawn to our booming tech industry and plentiful job market, it's hard to find a neighborhood that doesn't have at least two apartment complexes and condo units going up to house this generation.
Move over, Prince George. Porch gave us a peek into some local remodeled nurseries - and they're fit for a little prince or princess!
We all know that here in the Pacific Northwest (or anywhere, for that matter) waterfront property costs a pretty penny. But how much more exactly does that kind of property cost, compared to non-waterfront property?
Local pop realism sculptor Jean Wells might not care for cooking, but she serves up delicious pop art mosaics that will whet your appetite for fun.
MyHabit, the online designer sale site, has been going around the country this summer showcasing certain cities with unique vibes. Our Emerald City is last on their list after Portsmouth, Nashville, Dallas and Palm Springs. Take a look at the 10 products they think sum up the quirky style of our city, and see if you agree!
Warning: these pictures are not for the faint of heart, or for anyone with more than 16 cars. As you flip through the photos in the gallery - the same question will keep popping up: Is this a house or a car garage? There's no right answer other than....both.
The Escala Building in downtown Seattle is getting a new tenant - and it's not Christian Grey. Roche Bobois, the international furnishing company, is setting up shop in the 4th and Virginia building in downtown Seattle after being on Western Avenue for nearly 30 years.
The Remodelista Considered Design Awards just came out, and a bedroom in an Oregon Coast beach house won the Best Professionally Designed Bedroom Space award - designed by Seattle's own Hyde Evans Design. Check out the bedroom and the rest of the house!
When most people think about the Pacific Northwest, the color that comes to mind is gray. And while that might describe our weather 8+ months of the year, that doesn't have to be the color inside our houses! Here are some Porch houses who have broken the mold - and gone crazy with color!
After multiple appeals, the Mercer Island City council approved a plan in July that will tear down the five acre Mercer Island Coval House to make way for sixteen other homes to be built on the property. The MI 84th Limited Partnership bought the property for $7 million from Myer and Barbara Coval last year.
On Friday we looked at the rooftop garden by Seattle Urban Farm Company (SUFCo) on top of the South Lake Union Stack House apartment complex. While we were tickled by the idea of a city farm for the masses of tenants, most of the work SUFCo does is for residential gardens. Here's a look at one planted on top of a garage in Magnolia.
It's an understatement to say that Seattle has fallen completely and utterly into the farm-to-table, sustainable living/eating/breathing phenomenon. But when you live in an apartment in the city, it's kind of hard to grow your own veggies. Enter Seattle Urban Farm Company.
Earlier in the week it was so hot, everytime we passed a water fountain or decorative pond we wanted to jump in. Now that it's cooled off we're not having those same problems - but Porch.com helped us finding some local water features that are beautiful nonetheless (to look at!) Swimming not advised.
Have an itch to get creative and start a craft project? Begin your supply search at one of these Seattle craft stores and you will be on your way to total craft domination in no time!
There are few job titles that are cooler than "blacksmith". Erica Gordon of Steel Toe Studios creates beautiful jewelry along with amazing belt buckles at her Georgetown studio.
Take a break from the heat with some cool cookbooks from Book Larder in Fremont, Seattle's community cookbook store. In addition to collections of delicious recipes, Book Larder features fun events like book signings, pop-up bakeries, and hands-on classes.
Don't judge a book by its cover - but you can in fact judge a kitchen by its cabinets. Here are some of our favorite kitchen interiors courtesy of Porch.