In My Room

Polly Pocket collector, Krystyna Roman, has more than 100 sets since starting the hobby in 2018 at her Lake Stevens home.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Tiny dolls are a huge obsession for Lake Stevens woman

Her extensive collection of Polly Pocket playsets — “tiny pieces of art,” she calls them — adorns her living room.

 

Mike Mancer, 80, of Stanwood, has a portion of his living room dedicated to his father’s service in the British Royal Air Force during World War II. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

WWII RAF aviator holds a special place in son’s heart — and home

Stanwood resident Mike Mancer’s special display honors his dad, who was a navigator aboard an Avro Lancaster bomber.

 

Rosie the Riveter proudly perches on Monroe woman’s bathtub

Rosie the Riveter proudly perches on Monroe woman’s bathtub

The World War II working women icon’s “I can do it” spirit is Sharon Hanson’s mantra, too.

 

All things red, white and blue have a place in her sewing room

All things red, white and blue have a place in her sewing room

Everett resident Cheryl Olsen’s love of country inspired her patriotic collection.

All things red, white and blue have a place in her sewing room
If it’s got a rabbit on it, this Snohomish woman wants it

If it’s got a rabbit on it, this Snohomish woman wants it

Cheryl Bryan was born five days after Easter in 1960 — and she’s loved bunnies ever since.

If it’s got a rabbit on it, this Snohomish woman wants it
Melissa Strash in her mermaid themed room at her home in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

An Everett woman’s mermaid-themed bedroom is a source of joy

Melissa Strash, 67, has more than 100 mermaid figurines, dolls and statues in her collection.

Melissa Strash in her mermaid themed room at her home in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
A ranch home goes from outdated to outdoorsy in Everett

A ranch home goes from outdated to outdoorsy in Everett

Cam Stefanic and Kari Logan’s love of skiing inspires a Crystal Mountain resort-themed remodel.

A ranch home goes from outdated to outdoorsy in Everett
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