A Look Inside: Brian Paquette Interiors

Brian Paquette was kind of enough to invite us to his gorgeous home and workspace in Seattle to chat about what makes him the sought-after high-end interior designer he is. Brian is friendly and chipper, and I immediately took in his humble charm as he showed us around, offering us espresso and answering our many questions about his unique pieces on…

Built with Care

The year is 1946, and the Pacific Northwest’s first regional suburban shopping center, Bellevue Shopping Square, opens with 16 stores. By the end of 1946, four more stores are added to the mall, including Frederick & Nelson, the first shopping center department store built by Marshall Field’s in the United States. All in a little rural town that wasn’t incorporated…

Restoring Faith by Design

Imagine a family moving into their first home from a shelter and the home has no furniture—children sitting, sleeping and eating on the floor. Now, imagine an organization that helps create stability for these recently homeless families by furnishing and decorating the empty home. An organization that helps restore dignity to people who have been homeless and creates a warm…

Home Sweet Home

“Home is where the heart is.” It’s a common phrase meaning that our homes are a central place in our lives—where we rest our heads, nourish our bodies and make fond memories with loved ones. It’s the epicenter of our worlds, where we start and end each day, and where we keep our most prized … Continued

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…

March 2019 Around Town

Local Residents Can Stay Connected with MyBellevue App MyBellevue is an excellent resource for residents and workers. The app allows you to request services, access city news, peruse jobs and check social media. Stay connected with your neighbors and future contacts as you manage your life through this app! MyBellevue is available for download in the App … Continued

Bumble Bizz N.O.N. (No Office Needed)

Bumble Bizz N.O.N. (No Office Needed) Holiday party was held at the Riveter, sponsored by Patron Tequila, with local entrepreneurs and brands. Young and fresh entrepreneurs shared ideas, mingled and met. Guests sipped on special cocktails crafted especially for Bumble Bizz. Bumbspecially is a platform for connecting and creating a community, especially for women who always … Continued

Industrious Coworking Space Grand Opening

Industrious Bellevue celebrated their official arrival in Bellevue on Thursday, January 17th with a lavish launch party in their main lounge on the 11th floor of the City Center Bellevue. In attendance were local Bellevue business owners, members of the premium coworking space, Bellevue locals and even the mayor, John Chelminiak. Catered by Perfect Pear … Continued

Brilliant Features to Transform Your Kitchen

Your kitchen is probably the most used room in your house and a center for entertaining, so of course, you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in and sharing with others. Aside from cabinet and countertop upgrades, don’t forget about your appliances. There are so many upgrades to consider, so we asked LUWA Luxury Products to share what trends…

Luxury Real Estate Trends

Bellevue Lifestyle’s luxury realtor partners are some of the top agents in our area. After a stretch of rapid price growth and reports of the real estate market cooling, we asked them to share with us luxury real estate trends and tips for 2019. Here’s what they had to say.