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We Went Shopping Salvage Style

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

shopping2We often don’t know what our homes lack until we’ve serendipitously stumbled on that one special item. With this in mind, we’ve spent days exploring a few of Oregon’s finest design stores, and we’ve discovered some truly remarkable salvaged, reclaimed and repurposed items that will give a much-needed dose of character to any room. Here, we show off a few of our favorites.

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Designing an Inspired Living Room (and Kitchen!)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

8050fused1When is it time to bring in professional designers? The Prewetts, who own a cozy home in Southwest Portland, were not initially convinced they should take such action when tasked with remodeling their living and dining rooms. But after considering taking on the project themselves, they quickly realized they could use professional help.

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Twin Kitchens

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

twins1This scenario might as well be the plot for a kitchen-themed Hollywood comedy: Twin sisters Jackie and Kathie have the same design-build firm remodel their kitchens, but — as much as they like to emphasize their individuality — they each make many of the same design choices in the process.

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A Functional Basement

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

willco2Not long ago, doing laundry for Mike and Michelle Connolly involved navigating a set of aging stairs and entering a dark, slightly foreboding unfinished basement where their washer and dryer were housed.

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Crap. It's Spring Cleaning Time Again

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
By Nancy Ranchel

shutterstock 136598444It's that time of year. The sun is out, the plants  are blooming, you're sneezing, and the house looks really dirty. It's the sun. It show s what's really on the floor. And, you know what that is? Winter. Winter is on the floor. So you start cleaning and pretty soon you are CLEANING.

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Movies: Small is Beautiful – A Tiny House Documentary

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
A review by Brennan Conaway

Jeremy Filming Small is Beautiful Dee williams ben campbellPortlanders love to re-think basic assumptions about house and home. We transform lawns into vegetable gardens, houses into urban farms, backyards into chicken runs, and change garages to ADUs. We are always re-imagining our city and how we live in it, always experimenting, so it’s no surprise that the latest tiny house film is all about Portland.

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Remodeling Projects: The Last Stage in View

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
By Nancy Ranchel

11053135 462319800598810 2563522090048003458 nMy egg / yellow / closet room is finished — and there's no better feeling than a project completed! (Maybe if a remodeling project wrapped up while I was sunbathing and Idris Elba was massaging my feet...) In this thing called real life, however, finishing a project is pretty much the pinnacle of accomplishments.

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Decorate, Design with Salvaged Plastic

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
By Nancy Ranchel

P1000001Salvage in design is my thing, and industrial salvage is where my heart lives. But when it's time to make a purchase for the house, I don't discriminate against any type of salvage.

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Oregon Art: Arvie Smith at Mark Woolley Gallery

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Arvey-SmithTightrope 1Arvie Smith is a Northwest treasure, as a painter, storyteller and advocate who explores racial stereotypes in his vivid works and compelling collaborative projects with incarcerated youth, not to mention his long, distinguished career as a Professor of Art at the Pacific NW College of Art.

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2nd Annual Build Small, Live Large: Portland’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Tour

Thursday, May 14, 2015

ainsworth-adu -exteriorCaravan- The Tiny House Hotel, with support from the City of Portland- Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, Metro, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, and Earth Advantage, is hosting Portland’s 2nd city-wide tour of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) from May 29th-31st.

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Oregon Home has chosen the winner for the Free Room Makeover Sweepstakes!

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

ProbstFamilywebTo coincide with its fresh new look, Oregon Home Magazine is providing one lucky reader with a fresh new look to one of their rooms — for free!

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Colorhouse Opens The Colorspot, a Dispensary of Color Advice and Eco-Friendly Paint

Friday, April 24, 2015

Color Spot 1Local paint company invites the public in for free color consults, swatches and gallons to-go.

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