Dream Vacation Homes

If you find yourself returning again and again to your favorite destination, a second vacation home might be for you. While there are many important questions to consider before purchasing a vacation home, one of the most trendy is will your second home be purely for pleasure or also for profit? It is estimated that by 2020, vacation rentals will outdo the hotel…

Local Farmers, Pure Flavors

With sweeping views of Elliot Bay, an indoor fire table that beckons those walking by on a chilly Seattle evening, and a seasonal, locally sourced menu, Aerlume has been deemed the new hot spot for a quality restaurant experience. Perched on the hillside above Elliott Bay and steps from Pike Place Market, Aerlume shines with light, air and sweeping views…

Better than New

Tucked away in the charming Bellevue neighborhood of Enatai stands a gorgeous home that expertly blends the old with the new. This recent renovation is the work of Roberts Group, a company that specializes in building custom luxury homes. Originally built in 1955, the home underwent additions in 2012. When the current owners bought the property, they had a vision…

Escape to Whitefish, Montana

“In the mountains of Montana, we forget to count the days.”

Seasonal Home Decor

Your home may be a haven for hosting, and with hosting comes responsibility. Every great host knows the details are what bring your entire event together. From the home scent upon entry to your table settings, your ideal seasonal look can be accomplished with TREE, the eco-chic and friendly furniture company.

A Letter from the Publisher

 Article Caitlin Agnew | Photography Kara Mercer  In honor of Bellevue Lifestyle’s one-year anniversary, I felt a proper introduction may be about time. The community’s response to Bellevue Lifestyle over the past year has been overwhelmingly positive, and in the moments I get to spontaneously chat with people around town, the first question I always get asked is, “Why?” I love this…

Dream Vacation Home

 Article Katie Frederickson  Tolix Marais Counter Stool, $276.25-$425, DWR.com  Vintage Barn Pendant, $171-$529, RestorationHardware.com

Whitley Wirkkala

 Article Jordan Blaine | Photography Kara Mercer  Beginning her career as a designer in Portland, Whitley Wirkkala is now vice president of powerful home staging company OnStage.   “Ever since I was a little girl I would lock myself in my room all weekend to rearrange, and no one could come in until it was finished,” Whitley says about growing up…

Dream Home

Nestled deep in the trees just minutes from downtown Bellevue sits a gorgeous, sprawling Hampton shingle rambler with peekaboo views of sparkling Lake Washington.

In the Home With…

Beautiful views and proximity to city centers of both Seattle and the Eastside makes the town of Yarrow Point one of Bellevue’s most sought-after neighborhoods. Nestled in by Lake Washington on all three sides, the Yarrow Point peninsula boasts charming homes amongst natural Pacific Northwest landscapes.