Kitchen Design Inspiration for Your Home

Looking for some design inspiration for your kitchen design or remodel? Our talented in-house designer, Melissa Saliba, gives us an inside look into her kitchen design inspiration for Steve Burnstead’s newest community of custom homes in Kirkland – Denny Ridge. Denny Ridge is a community of six new custom homes coming to the Holmes Point neighborhood of Kirkland in early 2018. From selecting the perfect cabinetry and countertops to lighting and appliances, Melissa's expert advice will surely Read more [...]

Creating the Perfect Laundry Room

By Leanne Mueller | Burnstead In-House Designer Typically the laundry room is not a space that is designed to be center stage but that doesn’t mean it needs to lack style! It can be a place of peace and inspiration, with stylish decor and a functional design. Here are a few ideas to help your laundry room become a place you are happy to enter, and make the “dirty” tasks you need to complete not seem like such a chore. LIGHTING MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE I like to focus on good lighting Read more [...]

Portofino Lot 4 – Kirkland Living at Its Finest

If you love everything that downtown Kirkland has to offer and enjoy the finer things in life, Portofino lot 4 "The Hunts Point" plan is the home for you.    From world-class restaurants and high-end boutiques to amazing views of Lake Washington with an abundant of outdoor recreation activities, Kirkland has it all. Below you can find an array of information on Kirkland living at its finest. Interested in finding out more about lot 4 in Suver & Burnstead Custom Homes Portofino Read more [...]

Create Drama in Your Living Space with Accent Paint

By Melissa Saliba | Burnsteads’ In-House Designer An inexpensive way to create drama and totally transform your living space is to use a bold accent color. You can pack tons of style into any room with just a splash of color. Here are a few tips to remember when adding a dark or bold color to a space: You can see from the images below that the darker colors work well when paired with neutral and light textiles and finishes. Adding too many bold and contrasting colors can make a space feel Read more [...]

Shadow Creek – Lot 8 – Redmond, WA Custom Home

Last phase release at the enchanting Shadow Creek in Redmond, WA! Lot 8 is a striking 2-story + daylight basement custom home tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac on a larger than ½ acre lot. Boasting 3,200 sq. ft. of contemporary living space, this home features open concept kitchen to family room, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and spacious master ensuite with sleek freestanding tub, walk-in shower and huge walk-in closet. The basement includes a rec room and additional bedroom & ¾ bath. Your dream Read more [...]

Modern Farmhouse: Latest Trend in Interior Design

By Leanne Mueller | In-House Designer Lately it seems architects and designers have been inspired by farmhouses and barns, bringing new life into them and creating unique homes. The results are featured everywhere, offering inspiration by way of design magazines, websites and TV programs. Good news for those of us whose current home doesn’t resemble a barn, its possible to create the look and feel of a “modern farmhouse” style. With an interesting light fixture, a salvaged wood piece of Read more [...]

Sammamish WA Family-Friendly Fun

A GREAT PLACE FOR FAMILY FUN WITH FURRY FRIENDS By Kathleen Pennington | Managing Broker - John. L. Scott/HWP Are you looking for some family-friendly fun on the Eastside this summer? A wonderful experience awaits you and your family! Bring your family to make new friends with these gentle and friendly furry animals! Sammamish Animal Sanctuary at Second Chance Ranch is home to over 30 farm animals that were previously in neglectful or abusive situations. Their lives are full of love and care Read more [...]

3 Design Tricks to Make Your Deck and Patio Stylish This Summer

By Melissa Saliba | In-House Designer Our amazing PNW summer is finally here! We only get a few months out of the year to use our outdoor living spaces, so we want to make sure they are inviting and functional. Here are some of my favorite ways to add character to deck and patio living spaces. Add wood and greenery. We live in the PNW so our backwards should be reflective of our natural environment and the best way to do that is make it blend in with wood and plants/ trees. I love this outdoor Read more [...]

Favorite Home Decorating Tips from Top Designers

By Leanne Mueller | In-House Designer I often study creative designers, most of which have very different styles and techniques. I thought I would pass on some of their decorating tricks to inspire you. It doesn’t matter what your individual style is, most well thought out details work to enhance any décor style. DESIGNER TIPS FROM SOME OF THE BEST  “Using the colors and pattern of a rug as the starting place for all the other accessories in a room—the lamps, pillows, mirrors.”—Barclay Read more [...]

Summer Hiking With Kids

By Kathleen Pennington | Managing Broker - John L. Scott/HWP Do you love getting out and enjoying the natural beauty of the Seattle area? Being outdoors is a wonderful experience for our children too. Hiking with young children can be a different sort of excursion, so it is important to be prepared for hiking with little ones. Below are some helpful tips to consider when hiking with the whole family. Let your children set the pace of the hike. What you think might be a quick and easy 30-minute Read more [...]